Q. I am suffering from eczema of cheeks. Are there any side effects in using Corticosteroid?

Answered by
Dr. Meha Malhotra
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Oct 16, 2014 and last reviewed on: Dec 06, 2018

Hi doctor,

I have eczema. There is redness in my cheeks. I have used Corticosteroid cream for six days. Are there any side effects in using it?

Dr. Meha Malhotra

Dermatology HIV/AIDS Specialist Venereology
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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Corticosteroids should never be applied without a doctor's advise. Also, there are certain steroids which should never be applied on the face.

If you could send me photos and details, I will be able to give you proper suggestions. Till then, do not use anything on your own. It does more harm than good.

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