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Elocon (mometasone) for Eczema: This ointment is very effective. It has cleared up all of my breakouts from eczema. However, it concerns me that someone in an earlier post mentioned that they apply this medication to their face. Please DO NOT do this as Elocon is a steroid that can thin the skin. Its so strong, you only need to apply it to the affected area. Its not meant to be used like a face cream. The skin on your face is already so much thinner and more sensitive when than the skin on your arms and legs.
Elocon (mometasone) for Psoriasis: I've had scalp psoriasis for 20 years and this is the only thing that works for me. Tar shampoo can be effective but not if it takes me an hour to comb out my hair after....(I have long think hair). Elocon lotion works instantly! I will say that it stings if you have an open sore from scratching but if you use it regularly it makes an amazing difference. I would suggest the lotion over the cream for scalp psoriasis. I'm sure the cream would work better for your body.
Elocon (mometasone) for Psoriasis: I've had psoriasis for 15 years. I have purposely avoided biologics, steroids and UV treatments. I used Elocon for my first spot ever when I was first diagnosed with psoriasis and it made my tiny non-healing patch of psoriasis go away in a day. It never came back in that location. So, here it is 15 years later and although I've been covering up all year round and using coal tar to take the itch away. I've finally figured out a treatment plan that works. Use the Elocon to get rid of all the patches (it works great!) Then, use the 25% coal tar (5% active coal tar). Wallah! No more dermatologists or steroids for years!
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Elocon (mometasone) for Dermatitis: I had a very itchy rash on the outside of both lower legs, also what at first was an itchy red spot became quite large on the back of my calf. My doctor prescribed a cortisone cream that didn't help. Tried some other creams but no improvement. My legs were a mess for 12 months.
Then I saw another doctor who prescribed Elocon which I used for 3 weeks and the rash cleared up. That was 3 months ago. I am 75 years old. I will use it again if I need too.
Elocon (mometasone) for Eczema: My daughter has eczema, when using Elocon she stops scratching instantly. LOVE IT. Also I use pure Vaseline, also she bathes with Dove unscented sensitive soap and she rarely breakouts. Try it.
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mometasone for Eczema: My 3 year old son suffers from eczema! It is one of the worst cases his doctor has seen. He scratches till it bleeds. It's behind his legs, between his fingers, bends of his arms. He has been using this cream for about 3 days only. As of now it is helping but not cleared up completely!
Elocon (mometasone) for Eczema: I love Elocon. I'm 28 years old and have been through tubes and tubes of cortisone creams, Benadryl ointments, oatmeal cures and the like. Elocon has been the only cream that works for my eczema. I get terrible rashes that flare up inside of my arms, legs, neck and belly. They come seasonally and when I'm most stressed. I use Elocon after I realize I'm scratching uncontrollably and within a couple of days, the scratching ends and the swelling subsides. My eczema flares and bleeds on the same day so when I apply Elocon for the first day it burns for a few seconds as I'm rubbing it into my wounds. The following day, my rashes have healed and never look as painful as the first day. *Only use 14 days on and 14 days off if you need it like I do!
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Elocon (mometasone) for Eczema: I have used Elocon for over 20 years and have not seen any sign of side effects. In addition, I use a small amount around the eyes and have very little wrinkles to report. This stuff is amazing. Please note - there are warnings about using this product on your face. My face does not react to the cream and I only use it once a week.
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Elocon (mometasone) for Dermatitis: I was suffering a skin condition for 13 years, in my scrotum. After spending thousands of dollars with specialists, I use Elocon for a week and my life was back on track. Thanks to Elocon I have my life back.
Elocon (mometasone) for Atopic Dermatitis: If only I'd found out about this cream earlier! I suffer from dermatitis on my face (brought on by stress) and tried everything else first, but this was the only thing that worked. Took about 2 days for me.
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mometasone for Psoriasis: I've had psoriasis for 4 years now, Since I was about 14. Nothing ever worked for me. The doctors could never figure out what it was. It got so bad at one point my face was infected. Finally I discovered Topicort. A steroid based ointment that showed dramatic results. I mean I could use it right out the shower and I would be spot free for months. A few tips on how to control psoriasis, use fragrance free lotion, powder foundation, almost natural body mists/ perfumes, laundry soap and softer sheets/liquid without harsh smells-those can lead to serious breakouts. Try changing your bath soap to body wash that is gentle and SOAP FREE. Aveeno and Neutrogena are the best products for me. Good luck.
Elocon (mometasone): I've had eczema since I was six weeks old. A few weeks ago I turned 23. I still suffer from severe eczema, but let me tell you Elocon is miraculous. I've seen many doctors who have prescribed me many different cortisone creams and the like, but since I've been introduced to Elocon, I never went back to any of the others. When my skin splits, particularly on sensitive (and quite painful) areas, such as the knuckles, I put Elocon right in the crack and by the next day without fail, the wound will have either formed a skin over the top or healed near completely.
I use it all over my body, and would recommend this to anyone who suffers. I'm sure anyone who endures the frustration of suffering from skin diseases would agree.
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Elocon (mometasone) for Eczema: I have tried many treatments for my eczema and this, and its generic form, have been the best. I get dry skin, redness, and cracking between my fingers, at the wrist and sometimes on the lower arm. One treatment at night and by morning the redness is gone, irritation gone, and after the 2nd day of treatment, no signs or symptoms of the eczema.
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Elocon (mometasone) for Psoriasis: After applying for about 3 days, almost all of the spots on my torso and back were almost gone....huge relief after progressively worsening lesion size and feeling like a monster! The psoriasis behind my ears is also GONE, and the skin smooth. Almost seems miraculous - the skin looks practically normal, with no thinning or side effects so far.
After reading the other reviews, would really like to try the scalp lotion too!
It's been years and years since last going to a dermatologist or trying a medicated cream, and the return to NORMAL skin tone is delightful. Especially with a wedding in 3 months!
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mometasone for Psoriasis: I want to say that this cream does suspend the effects of Psoriasis and you do feel good when you see clear skin for that period of time. However, I have been using this cream for ten years now and I can only wonder if there is something out there that is safer and would have more permanent results. I know this is hard to deal with but hang in there - clear days ahead.
Elocon (mometasone) for Psoriasis: I've been using Elocon for over 15 years. I use the liquid lotion on my scalp. If I apply twice a day for a week, my entire scalp is cleared and itch free. Elocon however is not very effective for the psoriasis in my belly button and in my ears. It only works to clear it for 3 days and comes right back. But for the scalp it's a 10! I also apply it to new spots over my skin if I see them, it nicks any new spots from forming. Elocon states it may thin the skin, but after 10 years, I'm still doing good, no thinning.
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Elocon (mometasone): I have had a skin problem on the back of my hands for about 12 years. A red itching under the skin followed by the affected area of skin peeling. This is very unsightly. I think it was caused by handling blood and bone whilst working in a garden nursery. Elocon appears to have cured this after one week of treatment. I hope it is permanent.
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