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Has anybody used fluorouracil 5% topical cream for only seven days only and get good results?

My Doctor, an MD, who prescribed fluorouracil 5% topical cream to spots on my face and was told to apply it twice a day just to the spots for seven days. A little back ground, I have had some previous skin problems in the past and been treated by freezing (cryo.) for a spot or two, one of which... read more

Can I use fluocinonide and castor oil for hair regrowth?

I am a 20 year old female suffering from thinning hair. My dermatologist prescribed me fluocinonide topical solution 0.05% to calm my itchy dry scalp. This is my second day using fluocinonide and a lot of my hair sheds when I run my fingers through my hair.. Will castor oil help if I apply it after... read more

Why did I develop chunky blood discharge after using metronidazole topical gel?

My 3rd of using the gel, I developed chunky blood discharge.. like clumpy discharge. I haven't been on my period for awhile bc of my irregular periods, which is normal. I did however drink between using the topical gel. My irritation on my vaginal lips have gone away. But now I am developing... read more

What size tube can I get Voltenen Gel 1%?

I have a Voltaren Gel, diclofenac Sodium topical gel 1% for topical use. Can I get a bigger amount or tube than Net Weight 100g or a higher percentage topical gel. I cannot get an approval for Pennsaid.

Monistat 3 - I don't know if I put the tube to apply the cream far enough inside me... How do I know

... if I did it right? I also applied the topical cream and it still itches.

Clobetasol- is it possible to wash out or will it damage my hair?

I wash my hair religiously like once a week. And I always put the topical solution in my hair after I am done washing my hair. Lately I’ve been off my game. And I decided to wash my hair today but the problem is I put the topical solution in my first and then deep conditioner I always wash... read more

Can I use my diclofenac sodium topical gel if the expiration date is 10/2017?

It's been stored in a cool environment since 2016 and has not been used or open. Is it safe to apply on legs at bedtime

Medication interaction with grapefruit?

Does the grapefruit interaction with hydroxychloroquine include topical use also? Or just ingestion?

Dermovate versus eumovate?

I have bullous pemphigoid and have to apply topical steroid ointment daily. The one I am supposed to use is dermovate (Clobetasol proppionate) which pharmacists are finding increasingly difficult to obtain. I have just noticed that I have been supplied with eumovate ointment (clobetasone butyrate).... read more

Can Nystatin Powder still be used after expiration date?

I'm Diabetic and Nystatin Topical Powder were prescribed for my occasional rashes under breast and stomach.

Topical tretinoin - elevated cholesterol?

Does topical tretinoin have any cardiac/cholesterol side effects? I believe oral tretinoin does but I cannot find anything on the topical form indicating it does. Thanks!

Can I use clobetasol 0. 05% topical ointment on my scalp?

I have itchiness on my scalp caused by scalp eczema. If I can use it on my scalp, how would I apply it? Thank you for your input in advance.

Cephalexin - Recurring boils need advise?

I've had boil problems on my inner thigh ... I was prescribed 1% topical stuff that didn't work , so I got cephalexin 500 mlg..what's the side affects.. And does it work? What else does it treat?

A stronger topical than Triamcinolone?

I was given the above named cream for cellulitis, a skin condition where there is an infection under the skin and causes a major ITCHY rash that[s about the size of the front of my lower leg. It is driving me up the wazoo,l can't sleep at night I have tried all the products at the natural... read more

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