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Itch (Latin: pruritus) is a Wikt:sensation that causes the desire or reflex to scratch. Itch has resisted many attempts to class...
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Desonide vs Ketoconazole

Desonide
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Ketoconazole
Other name: Desowen Desowen
Other name: Nizoral Nizoral
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Itching
2.6
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for Itching
2.0
Concern level
2.5
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Method of use:
Foam, Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Desonide is the generic name of a low potency topical corticosteroid that has been available since the 1970s. It is primarily used to treat atopic dermatitis (eczema), seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis and contact dermatitis in both adults and children. ...
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Desonide is the generic name of a low potency topical corticosteroid that has been available since the 1970s. It is primarily used to treat atopic dermatitis (eczema), seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis and contact dermatitis in both adults and children. ...
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Weepy
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Skin Cancer
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Addiction
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Tinea
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Candida
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Skin Atrophy
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Fever
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Dry Lips
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Hair Loss
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Depression
1
Burning
1
Dry Skin
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Dry Scalp
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Skin Problems
1
Diabetes
1
Liver Damage
1
Man Boobs
1
Cushing's Syndrome
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Desonide is the generic name of a low potency topical corticosteroid that has been available since the 1970s. It is primarily used to treat atopic dermatitis (eczema), seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis and contact dermatitis in both adults and children. ...
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Desonide is the generic name of a low potency topical corticosteroid that has been available since the 1970s. It is primarily used to treat atopic dermatitis (eczema), seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis and contact dermatitis in both adults and children. ...
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etoconazole shampoo and dermasmoothe has always worked the...
| community.babycenter.com
" HEy ERin! The derm prescribed Maddie desonide lotion because it didn't ...out. I still think I prefer the dermasmoothe oil though. The combo of the rx ketoconazole shampoo and dermasmoothe has always... "

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.05% and ketoconazole 2% and they do help me. God Bless...
| www.lifewithlupus.org
" ...from the heat my doctor prescribes me topical desonide cream .05% and ketoconazole 2% and they do help me.... "

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p of that I put on KETOCONAZOLE this is a topical cream to...
| www.circleofmoms.com
" ...son dramaticly!!! FIRST my doctor gave me a cream called DESONIDE that seemed to help but did not take it all away because he ...top of that I put on KETOCONAZOLE this is a topical cream ...and also in... "

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him desonide ointment it was really good and ketoconazole...
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" ...my 23 month old has eczema he has had it since about 2months old i keep it under control with dove sensitive now but when he first had it i have pictures of him and it was bad the doctors gave him... "

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just stopped using the desonide cream and now my face i...
| www.acne.org
" ...I just stopped using the desonide cream and now my face is getting a bunch ...know what to do anymore, can I still use the Ketoconazole cream? Like maybe for a month or two everyday?... "

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Ketoconazole for about 3 years and it works really well...
| www.usermeds.com
" I have been using Ketoconazole for about 3 years and it works really well, but my doctor suggests that the ketoconazole isnt really fixing the eczema ...gave me a prescription for Desonide and thought... "

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Desonide seemed to work but it began to discolor my skin...
| www.medhelp.org
" ...in February 09. The Desonide seemed to work but it began to discolor my skin \"Im African American\" ...hairline, can someone please help.  I have tried almost everything Ketoconazole, Itraconazole,... "

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ntrol the seb derm. I should add that it didn't work w...
| www.rosaceagroup.org
" I would apply the desonide first and then wait 15-20 ...bad flares. Otherwise the ketoconazole should, or at least does for some people, control the seb derm. I should add that it didn't work well for... "

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h using ketoconazole enough? I apply once a day is a...
| www.rosaceagroup.org
" ...through 3 bottles of Desonide steroid lotion in my life used mostly in breakouts. That helped to an extent. I ...a middle of breakout... So last month when I went to the doc she agreed that I... "

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of a yeast treatment, Ketoconazole is the antifungal being...
| community.babycenter.com
" ...week of a yeast treatment, Ketoconazole is the antifungal being used. ...tell you that the eczema got much worse before it started to clear in the last couple ...yeast feeds on sugar. Give the Desonide... "

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