Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Atos | 2009-09-02

Q.

Topivate cream

My week old son has sores with water in them on the scalp,4head,neck and chest only. I took him 2 a paedatrian and she gave him the cream to mix with vaseline. My concern is the leaflet says it should not be applied on infants and children. What r your thoughts?

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

Topivate is a powerful cortisone cream which is not permitted for use in infants.Your baby is 1 week old, it is hard to believe that such a powerfiul cortisone cream was prescribed for such a young infant.To add to my concern, the possible cause of your baby's blisters is an infection especially a possible staph infection and cortisone creams would definitely not be advised in such a situation. Your baby needs to be seen by another paediatrician today so that a proper diagnosis can be made.

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2016-05-29

Hi I have a daughter who is suffering from aggressive enzyma skin and I've tried so many tubes cheap and expensive and her face is starting to look like she's swollen,can topivate help her?

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Posted by: dewald | 2014-08-19

Halo I just want to know if got psoriasis an someone told me about topivate and that it will work for me so just want to make sure about it any help wil be great tanx.

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2014-12-25

Did you get a reply checking on similar diagnosis

Posted by: Anonymous | 2014-06-24

hi i need help evri time when im in my piriod i use pads but i get rash dat looks like blisters with water inside but not in my vagina just on top where ther is pubic hair.i wanted to know if it is safe to apply topivate in dat rash

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2014-06-24

hi i need help evri time when im in my piriod i use pads but i get rash dat looks like blisters with water inside but not in my vagina just on top where ther is pubic hair.i wanted to know if it is safe to apply topivate in dat rash

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Posted by: Rethabile bridgetti | 2014-05-12

i have dark marks i dnt knw weather its acne but i bought this topivate cream i just wonder if its safe to use and its now giving me complexion marks are fading hope it doesnt cause me skin cancer coz the aim is not to bleach my self but remove marks help please

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Posted by: KATSO | 2013-09-26

I HAV MARKS BLACK MARKS AND I AM USIN TOPIVATE ON MY NECK BUT IT DOESNT HELP

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Posted by: yolanda | 2013-07-28

I have dark marks all over my face , I started using a topivate cream I wanna know how long will it take to fix my face

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2013-06-11

i have developed chloasma during pregnacny and now i have 8moths since i have delivered and they never disappeared and my Dr prescribed me topivate to apply on the dark sports

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Posted by: Atos | 2009-09-03

Thanks, i havent used it yet,i will go to another dr

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