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how long can i use cortisone?

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Old 05-29-2003, 04:16 PM   #1
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Post how long can i use cortisone?

I have these red, dry, itchy patches along side of my nose. They just won't go away, I tried washing with head and shoulders and use jojoba oil with zinc oxide on top. well, cortisone worked before, but I am afraid to take it for a long period of time...i just want these darn patches to go away!!!!

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Old 05-29-2003, 09:37 PM   #2
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I have heard up to two weeks of consecutive use is OK, but longer than that may cause permanent thinning of the skin and broken capillaries.

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