Triamcinolone

Triamcinolone is a drug used to treat skin conditions, allergies, and rheumatic disorders. It is a type of glucocorticoid. Triamcinolone is also being used to prevent asthma and COPD from worsening.

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How to get rid of the patches formed on the inner surface of the cheek due to cheek biting?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old male, and I have a patch on the inner side of my cheek from the past two weeks. It might be caused due to cheek bite, as I have a tendency to bite my cheek while eating. I have no pain and bleeding. I consulted a local dentist, and he said it does not look abnormal and ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shamaz Mohamed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the snapshot of the patch you have sent me (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I have few questions before I diagnose the same. Do you have any burning sensation in that region of cheek while having food or just like that? Do you have...  Read Full »

What to do if chalazion does not get better with warm compresses?

Query: Hi doctor, Before few months, I got a painless bump on the upper eyelid. It was probably a chalazion. I consulted a doctor and she told me to do warm compresses. She advised me to wash my eyelids with baby shampoo three times a day. She told me to follow these measures for two weeks. If it does n...  Read Full »


Dr. Asha Barboza

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For having a recurrent chalazion, you can take an injection of Triamcinolone and it is a good option. Repeated surgical removal causes damage to the tissues. You need to consult an ophthalmologist to have an injection if it bothers you cosmetically. A small chalazion ca...  Read Full »

What causes perioral dermatitis flare up?

Query: Hi doctor,My 15 years old daughter has a cluster of bumps on the right side of her face below her lips. They do not respond to Triamcinolone 1%.Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and examined your photograph (attachments removed to protect the person's identity). It seems she has perioral dermatitis. It is a common skin problem with itchy or tender small red bumps. The bumps usually occur around the mouth, nose, eyes, and ...  Read Full »

Can minor inflammation cause tiny red dots on the inside of the lower lip, upper lip, and cheek?

Query: Hi doctor, I developed a mouth ucler on the inside of my left cheek yesterday. Upon investigating, I noticed these tiny red dots on the inside of my lower lip, one on my upper lip and another on the inside of my right cheek. I have since developed another ulcer near the red speck on my upper lip. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is clear that the ulcer is not dangerous as per your history and I checked the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It looks you are having traumatic ulcer in front lower lip and posterior (back) one is perhaps due to splint. Because of stres...  Read Full »

Which medicine should I take for patchy beard?

Query: Hi doctor, Actually, my skin tone is medium and is very oily. I want to have a white and fair skin tone. I also want to get rid of this oily skin. I have been taking Omega 3 capsules for two months as someone told me that it will help me for my skin, but I did not notice any changes. Now, one of my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaunak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The darker skin tone can be attributed to tanning and also ones natural color. I therefore recommend you daily sunscreen, use it 20 minutes prior to going outside. Using a night cream like ISIS Neotone night serum everyday at night for two to three months will help,...  Read Full »

Is Triamcinolone a good drug to cure yeast infection?

Query: Hi doctor, Can I insert Triamcinolone inside my vagina to clear yeast infection?  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Triamcinolone is not indicated for yeast infection. It is a corticosteroid and rather, a yeast infection can precipitate with this drug. You should use an antifungal like Clotrimazole vaginal pessaries for 14 days. I also advise you to use a condom during sexual i...  Read Full »

Why does my husband have a scar on his chest?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband has got a scar on his chest following a pimple. Now, I feel that the size of the scar has become bigger than it was before. It is not painful, but he feels itchy sometimes. He has the scar for around three years now. He has a family history of keloid in his maternal grandmother...  Read Full »


Dr. Mangesh Baliram Danej

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems to be keloid especially if it is associated with pain, itching or increased sensations. Treatment is mainly comprised of local injection of steroid alone, namely Triamcinolone and in resistant cases along with 5-Fluorouracil. They are repeated on a monthly basis ...  Read Full »

How is increased uric acid treated?

Query: Hi doctor, Since yesterday morning, I have been having an acute pain and stiffness in the joint of the big toe on the left foot. Also, there is a little amount of swelling. The symptoms are similar to elevated uric acid levels. Four years ago, I had a spike in uric acid levels. I have given my samp...  Read Full »


Dr. J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help you. I suggest tablet Naproxen 500 mg twice daily and tablet Indomethacin 50 mg three times daily. These are generic names. Please consult your doctor, discuss with him or her ...  Read Full »

Is it fine to get Kenacort injection for unbearable joint pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have seronegative inflammatory arthritis with ana positive. Joint pain especially at right knee shoulder joints MTP IP joints. Unbearable in the night for the last three months relieved with NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) patient cannot walk chairbound with in situ ...  Read Full »


Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports and history (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There seems to be some inflammation going on in the blood reports and with a diagnosis of previous arthritis, it looks like it is coming back again. Does rheumatologist di...  Read Full »

Is there any medication to control the pain due to remission of RA after chemotherapy?

Query: Hello doctor, RA patient for 13 years and on treatment with Methotrexate, Leflunomide. Then suffered from aplastic anemia and ATG treatment done with partial recovery. Presently on Cyclosporine on the advice of hematologist and HCQS on advice of Rheumatologist. Reti iman chemotherapy was done since...  Read Full »


Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems her arthritis is flaring up again. Eventually, Cyclosporine and HCQs are both very mild when it comes to arthritis management. She may have had a prolonged suppression due to...  Read Full »

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