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Is application of Fluticasone safe for treatment of cradle cap in an infant? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 24-Oct-2014
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Doctor:Hi
User:hello doctor...
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:my son is 3months old and he is having cradle cap...
User:in his scalp
Doctor:Ok
User:consulted local pediatrician and he advised to have flutivate-E to be applied on the affected area
Doctor:Ok
User:we already have Fluticasone Cream Bp at home...
Doctor:Ok
User:can i apply that? are both same
User:is that ok for infants?
Doctor:Yes you can apply any one of them.
Doctor:They both contain the same drug that is fluticasone
User:ok...doctor thanks.....
Doctor:You can apply as advised by your doctor.
Doctor:Is there anything else you would like to know.
User:ok...sure....
User:No doc nothing...
User:thanks
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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