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Can topical steroid treatment be given in viral diseases like varicella, herpes, chicken pox infections?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Topical Steroids

Topical steroids used on viral infection can affect the healing process.
In fact the lesions may heal a lot slower. If you want to use topical steroids to decrease inflammation make sure you also take oral antiviral medications at the same time.

In brief: Topical Steroids

Topical steroids used on viral infection can affect the healing process.
In fact the lesions may heal a lot slower. If you want to use topical steroids to decrease inflammation make sure you also take oral antiviral medications at the same time.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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