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Desonide cream on genitals ?

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can i use desonide cream .05% on genital areas. My daughter has a yeast infection and was wondering if would help it at all

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replied April 26th, 2010
Yeast Infection Answer A11575

Welcome to the ehealthforum. I am glad to help you out. Desonide is a corticosteroid cream and is used in patients who are suffering from eczema or dermatitis resulting in itching etc. However, for yeast infection this is not a good cream if used alone. It has to be used along with anti-fungal cream. Please do consult a dermatologist as it is not possible to make an online diagnosis.

I sincerely hope this information helps. Take care.

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