Common "Fluocinonide" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


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 ap...  Read Full »

Dr. Puneet Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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