Fluocinonide is used to treat dermatologic conditions like eczema, dermatitis, rashes, and allergies by reducing the redness and swelling of the affected area. Initially, burning sensation, itching, and dryness may be associated, which will disappear later. While serious side effects like thinning of the skin, unwanted hair growth, stretch marks, and folliculitis are of concern and need to be reported.

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Does using Fluocinonide on the scalp cause any adverse effect?

Query: Hi doctor, Before three weeks, I used Fluocinonide on my scalp for a day for treating an allergic reaction due to tea tree oil. The Fluocinonide was prescribed for two weeks. But I used it for a day for having scalp sensitivity. The Fluocinonide ended up leaving me with scalp burn symptoms when I a...  Read Full »

Dr. Puneet Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The Fluocinonide, that you applied, might have caused sensitivity on the scalp as your scalp shows allergic reactions. I would suggest you mix it with some hair oil which suits your scalp and apply it. This may not cause sensitivity. I have not seen your scalp and so I ...  Read Full »

Please suggest ways to heal my tongue ulcer.

Query: Hi doctor, I have one white patch in my mouth. It is exactly in the front part of my tongue and it affects my daily life strongly. I am really uncomfortable and my mouth has slobbered all the time. I used to have this in the past, but I did not have for more than a year. Sometimes, it is totally whi...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How many ulcers are there in your mouth?¬†Exactly, how long it has been there? Do you have any genital ulcer? Is it painful or painless? Are you suffering from any joint pain? I am looking forward for your response in order to help you. Revert back with the answers to a d...  Read Full »

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