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Should you stop using steroid nasal sprays if you get a herpes outbreak in the eyelids?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Good idea

There could be some cross over and steroids eliminate your defenses against viruses.
If you are chronically using nasal steroids, it is best to have an evaluation by an otolaryngologist because long term use of these sprays can be problematic.

In brief: Good idea

There could be some cross over and steroids eliminate your defenses against viruses.
If you are chronically using nasal steroids, it is best to have an evaluation by an otolaryngologist because long term use of these sprays can be problematic.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Mark Loury
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not necessary.

Nasal steroid absorption is very poor so not associated with immune suppression.
It may aggravate glaucoma.

In brief: Not necessary.

Nasal steroid absorption is very poor so not associated with immune suppression.
It may aggravate glaucoma.
Dr. Mark Loury
Dr. Mark Loury
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