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Is there an over-the-counter or holistic supplement comparable to Prednisone?

Posted 29 Dec 2012 by Alice K 2 answers

I have had contact dermatitis on and off for over 40 years. It mainly affects my hands and I have kept it in check with over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream. There have been a few times when I needed Prednisone to get it under control. Since moving in with my son four years ago, I have been having ...

Are there any alternatives to clobetasol propionate?

Posted 10 Jan 2017 by Fogz3 1 answer

I have bad scaly skin on my scalp that I was diagnosed with severe seborrheic dermatitis and this clobetasol propionate shampoo that I was prescribed was finally the first thing to ever work and clear my scalp up. But I have new insurance now and it is no longer covered and cost over $300. Are ...

Can Triamcinolone Acetonide b used to treat severe diaper rash on lil girl, if private part avoided?

Posted 24 Nov 2009 by mmitchell142 1 answer

It contains Nystatin which is used for womens yeast infections so I would think it would be ok but it also contains the steroid Triamcinolone which treats the inflammation and swelling, burning etc. I just don't want to make it any worse. I will NEVER switch brands of wipes again, nor use ...

Can anyone help? Is Protopic a better option than topical steroids?

Posted 6 days ago by Edgar2324 0 answers

I have been diagnosed with dermatitis on my knuckles on both hands . They get red at some point through the day then will calm down . It doesn't cause itch, sometimes I don't even feel anything then I look down and my knuckles are red . I was prescribed topical steroids but I do not want ...

Seborrheic Dermatitis - Has anyone else had success using plain old ash from the fireplace on a?

Posted 10 days ago by loriforr 0 answers

... breakout?? My 23 year old son has been suffering with facial SD for almost 10 years, been to dermatologists, been prescribed several medications that just made it worse, and tried every over the counter medication and suggestions from other sufferers with no luck. One day while camping and ...

Dard and red scaly skin around nose and mouth?

Posted 7 Dec 2017 by hsfaisal2 0 answers

i dont know whats going on but its really embarrassing... there are red scaly pathes around my nose and skin... i googled a lot and i think its perioral dermatitis ... am i true and what can i do to prevent it

Elidel on babies anyone?

Posted 31 Oct 2017 by dzay_b 0 answers

My 5 month old son developed dermatitis around his mouth & eyes. We were prescribed Elidel. It has only been a day but I can only see a 10% improvement. Maybe I got used to the overnight effects of hydrocortisone. It is a challenge putting on the medication especially for a baby who has no ...

Ionil T worked for me for 40 years, but no more. Formulation has been changed Why did they do that?

Posted 19 Oct 2017 by UserTarShampoo 1 answer

When I used my latest purchase of Ionil T, my scalp begn itching instantly. That led me to look at the bottle. It no longer says, although it used to, 'non-ionic' and the ingredients list includes laureth-4 and laureth-23. They weren't there originally and I doubt they were in the ...

How long to take Augmentin 875 mg for streptococcal dermatitis?

Posted 17 Sep 2017 by blacksun 1 answer

Hello I've had recurring abscessed boils on my face for about a year now. One on the forehead was determined to be a carbuncle, and was surgically removed. After that I got a prescription for Augmentin of which I only took about 3 pills and I'm now wondering for how long to take these ...

What would be the best alternative for prednisolone?

Posted 21 Aug 2017 by Pep1 0 answers

I have quite bad skin condition and taking prednisolone stops itching and redness immediately. Skin gets better overnight. But as soon as I stop taking prednisolone, everything comes back. Would there be a better solution or substitute?

Should 40mg dosage be tapered after 5 days of use?

Posted 11 Jun 2017 by LLCraig 1 answer

I have hypothyroidism, am pre diabetic, and have osteopenia. I recently was given 20mg pills of prednisone, 2 pills daily (40mg)for contact dermatitis, possibly poison oak. My dosage of prednisone is for 5 days no tapering. My rash continues to spread though only one large blister is oozing on my ...

Can I use Rogaine with seboric dermatitis?

Posted 26 Jul 2017 by dmiller95 0 answers

I also use clobetasol 0.5 percent

I have arthritis in both thumb joints (carpometacarpal?), the first joint near the palm?

Posted 25 Jun 2017 by SingingMusicMan 0 answers

I am a classical pianist and am current using Aspercreme with 4% llidocane. I have triamcinolone acetonide cream for atopic dermatitis and I know that is reduces inflammation in skin conditions. I have 27 hours of pharmaceuticals and neurobiology but cannot determine if the steroid would be ...

Cephalexin - I have Seborrheic dermatitis?

Posted 11 Jun 2017 by katbj12 0 answers

Will Cephalexin help? So far, all that relieves my itching is hydrocortisone, but it does nothing to make the itching permanently go away. I have had Kenalog shots which completely halt itching, but was told not to have them often (once a yr or less) as they are harmful to bones.

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