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Does Triamcinolone Acetonide Help Treat Rashes?

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Posted on Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Question: I have been using triamcinolone acetonide ointment 1% for my rash but it has stopped being effective is there another drug or ointment that is more effective?
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Rahul Kumar (22 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Photograph required

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for the query.

Can you please upload a photograph of the involved area?
This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis and better way of management.

You might have developed a fungal infection, in that case, Triamcinolone will not work.

Waiting for your response.

Thank you.


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Follow up: Dr. Dr. Rahul Kumar (34 minutes later)
I do not know how to send a picture what else could you recommend
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Rahul Kumar (8 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Clotrimazole

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the photograph.
You can email the photograph on YYYY@YYYY with subject as ATTN DR XXXXXXX XXXXXXX
If it is fungal i would recommend ointment clotrimazole.
Awaiting your response.
Thanks
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Brief Answer: Photograph required Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for the query. Can you please upload a photograph of the involved area? This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis and better way of management. You might have developed a fungal infection, in that case, Triamcinolone will not work. Waiting for your response. Thank you.