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Vitiligo and Who It Affects - What Is Diflorasone Emollient Cream?

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  • Vitiligo and Who It Affects
    As this eMedTV article explains, no one knows the causes of vitiligo, and who it affects will depend on whether vitiligo is hereditary or an autoimmune disease. Regardless of the cause, it appears to affect all races and both sexes equally.
  • Vitiligo Diagnosis
    This eMedTV resource explains the process doctors use to make a vitiligo diagnosis and describes the tests that are used. In general, the diagnosis is based on a physical exam, medical history, and tests, such as a biopsy, blood test, and eye exam.
  • Vitiligo Research
    Vitiligo research is focused on finding the cause of the disease and developing new treatments. This eMedTV Web page discusses other areas of research, such as the role of melanocytes and the location of genes susceptible to the condition.
  • Vitiligo Skin Disorder
    As this eMedTV page explains, vitiligo is a skin disorder that often causes white patches of skin. This article looks at possible causes, other symptoms, and treatment options. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Vitiligo Symptoms
    In most cases, vitiligo symptoms include white patches on the skin. This eMedTV Web resource talks about the signs and symptoms of this condition, including information on whether vitiligo is likely to spread to other parts of the body.
  • Vitiligo Treatment
    As this eMedTV segment explains, vitiligo treatment is focused on restoring the function and appearance of the skin. This article lists various treatment options, which include medical, surgical, and adjunctive procedures.
  • Vitilligo
    This eMedTV Web page discusses what occurs in people who have vitiligo, a pigmentation disorder that causes white patches of skin and gray hair. This page also describes possible treatment strategies. Vitilligo is a common misspelling of vitiligo.
  • Vitilogo
    As this eMedTV page explains, vitiligo is a type of pigmentation disorder that causes white patches of skin and gray hair. This page also covers treatment options and offers a link to more information. Vitilogo is a common misspelling of vitiligo.
  • Vitligo
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains how vitiligo causes white patches of skin and gray hair. This Web page also describes possible risk factors and treatment options for vitiligo. Vitligo is a common misspelling of vitiligo.
  • Vorinistat
    Vorinostat is licensed for the treatment of a type of cancer called cutaneous T-cell lymphoma in adults. This eMedTV page takes a look at this chemotherapy drug, including how to take it and side effects. Vorinistat is a common misspelling of vorinostat.
  • Vorinostat
    Vorinostat can help reduce symptoms of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma in some people. This eMedTV segment offers details on several aspects of this chemotherapy drug, including when a doctor may prescribe it, how it is taken, potential side effects, and more.
  • Vorinostat Dosage
    This eMedTV page features information on how your vorinostat dosage is determined for treating cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. This article also discusses whether the capsules should be taken with food and other helpful tips for how to take this drug.
  • Vorinostat Drug Information
    This eMedTV segment presents information on vorinostat, a drug prescribed to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. This page gives an overview of some of the benefits of this drug, possible side effects, and safety precautions. It also links to more details.
  • Vorinostat Side Effects
    As this eMedTV page explains, people who take vorinostat may develop diarrhea, weight loss, or muscle spasms. This page examines other vorinostat side effects that were reported in clinical studies, including problems that should be treated immediately.
  • Warnings and Precautions With AbobotulinumtoxinA
    AbobotulinumtoxinA can cause difficulty swallowing, which may cause serious problems. This eMedTV segment offers a number of abobotulinumtoxinA warnings and precautions, including what to discuss with your doctor before receiving the injection.
  • Warnings and Precautions With Terbinafine
    This eMedTV Web page offers warnings and precautions with terbinafine, including certain people who should not take the drug and possible side effects. For example, terbinafine may cause vision changes, such as blurred or double vision.
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  • What Does Hydroxyzine Treat?
    As this eMedTV page explains, hydroxyzine is commonly prescribed for several uses, such as nausea and vomiting, itching, and anxiety. This page takes a closer look at what hydroxyzine is used to treat and how it works, with a link to more information.
  • What Does Promethazine Treat?
    This eMedTV page explains that promethazine is used to treat nausea, motion sickness, and various types of allergies. The medication can also be used as a sedative in certain situations, which this page also discusses, with a link to more information.
  • What Is AbobotulinumtoxinA Used For?
    AbobotulinumtoxinA is approved to treat certain head and neck spasms. As this eMedTV segment explains, it can also reduce the appearance of "frown lines." This page takes a closer look at what abobotulinumtoxinA is used for, including off-label purposes.
  • What Is Acitretin Used For?
    Acitretin is approved as a treatment for severe psoriasis when other treatments have failed. This eMedTV Web page covers the uses of acitretin in more detail, including whether it is safe for children and possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Adapalene/Benzoyl Peroxide Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, adapalene/benzoyl peroxide is used for treating acne in adults and children age nine and older. This resource explains how the acne medication works and describes possible off-label uses for this product.
  • What Is Alclometasone Used For?
    Alclometasone is prescribed to treat various skin conditions, such as psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema. This eMedTV segment discusses the uses of alclometasone in more detail, with information on how it works and whether it is safe for use in children.
  • What Is Alefacept Used For?
    Alefacept is approved to reduce the symptoms of plaque psoriasis. This selection from the eMedTV Web site takes a closer look at the uses of alefacept, including information on the drug's use in children, as well as its "off-label" indications.
  • What Is Alopecia Areata?
    Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease characterized by hair loss. This eMedTV page gives a brief overview of alopecia areata, with information on who it affects, what its symptoms are, and how it can be treated.
  • What Is Amcinonide Used For?
    Amcinonide is a skin product prescribed to treat conditions like dermatitis, psoriasis, and eczema. This eMedTV Web selection examines these and other uses of amcinonide in more detail, with information on how it works and whether it is safe for children.
  • What Is Aquaphor?
    Many people may have heard of Aquaphor Healing Ointment, but what is Aquaphor actually used for? This eMedTV segment describes the benefits of this product, explains how it works, and offers general information on when and how to use it.
  • What Is Azelaic Acid Gel Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, azelaic acid gel is used for treating rosacea in people age 18 and older. This resource explains how the rosacea medication works and describes possible "off-label" (unapproved) uses for this prescription skin gel.
  • What Is Azficel-T Used For?
    People with bothersome smile lines may be interested in a facial injection called azficel-T. This eMedTV selection explores the uses of azficel-T, including how it is thought to work and how long the results are expected to last.
  • What Is Benzyl Alcohol Lotion Used For?
    This eMedTV selection explains how benzyl alcohol lotion is used for killing head lice. This resource describes in detail how this prescription medicine works to suffocate adult lice and also discusses its safety in children as young as six months old.
  • What Is Betamethasone Valerate Foam Used For?
    Betamethasone valerate foam can help treat scalp psoriasis and other conditions affecting the scalp. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at the uses of betamethasone valerate foam, including information on off-label uses.
  • What Is Botulinum Toxin Type A Used For?
    Botulinum toxin type A is used for frown lines and wrinkles, but it can be used for other reasons, too. This eMedTV resource describes these uses in detail, explaining how the drug works, when it is given to children, and exploring off-label uses.
  • What Is Brimonidine Gel Used For?
    Healthcare providers may prescribe brimonidine gel for use in adults who have rosacea. This eMedTV segment examines uses for this drug, including approved and unapproved reasons to prescribe it. It also explains how the gel works to reduce redness.
  • What Is Calcipotriene Used For?
    Calcipotriene, a medication approved for plaque psoriasis, is licensed for adults only. This selection from the eMedTV site discusses the uses for calcipotriene, with information on off-label indications and other treatments for plaque psoriasis.
  • What Is Calcipotriene/Betamethasone Dipropionate Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV article, calcipotriene/betamethasone dipropionate is used for the treatment of plaque psoriasis. This Web page offers more details on the drug's uses and provides some background information on psoriasis.
  • What Is Calcitriol Ointment Used For?
    As this eMedTV article explains, calcitriol ointment is used for treating mild-to-moderate plaque psoriasis. This Web page takes a closer look at this skin medicine, including possible unapproved uses and whether it is safe for use in children.
  • What Is Clemastine Used For?
    As this eMedTV selection explains, clemastine is used for the treatment of allergies, allergic reactions, and the common cold. This article discusses the uses of clemastine in more detail, including possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Clindamycin/Benzoyl Peroxide Used For?
    As this eMedTV article explains, clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide is approved for the treatment of acne, a common skin condition. This page takes a look at who can use clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide and gives an in-depth explanation of how the drug works.
  • What Is Clobetasol Propionate Foam Used For?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, clobetasol propionate foam is used for treating dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, and certain other inflammatory skin conditions. This article describes how this prescription drug works and explores unapproved uses.
  • What Is Clobetasol Propionate Used For?
    A doctor may prescribe clobetasol propionate for use in the treatment of various skin conditions. This eMedTV segment explores how this drug works to treat eczema, psoriasis, and other skin problems. Some off-label uses for the drug are also described.
  • What Is Clobetasol Propionate?
    If you have certain skin problems like eczema or poison ivy, you may benefit from clobetasol propionate. This eMedTV Web page takes a look at what clobetasol propionate is used for and how it works. A link to more information is also included.
  • What Is Dacarbazine Used For?
    Adults who have malignant melanoma or Hodgkin's disease may benefit from dacarbazine. This part of the eMedTV Web library takes a look at how using dacarbazine can help prevent cancer cells from multiplying. A list of off-label uses is also included.
  • What Is Decadron Used For?
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Decadron is used for treating various conditions, such as asthma, pneumonia, and rheumatoid arthritis. This page takes a closer look at uses of this medication and how the drug works. A link to more details is also included.
  • What Is Decadron?
    A doctor may prescribe Decadron to treat various conditions, such as certain eye and ear problems. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief description of what Decadron is prescribed for, including specific uses and details on how the drug works.
  • What Is Denileukin Diftitox Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma that has become worse or returned after other treatment may respond to denileukin diftitox. This particular use of the drug is further described in this article, with details on how it works.
  • What Is Desonide Cream Used For?
    As this eMedTV page discusses, desonide cream is used for reducing inflammation caused by certain skin conditions. This page describes how this drug works to treat problems like eczema and psoriasis, and explains why this cream is not safe for children.
  • What Is Desonide Cream?
    If you have poison ivy, eczema, or other skin conditions, you may benefit from desonide cream. This eMedTV Web selection takes a look at what desonide cream is used for and how it works. A link to more information on this drug is also included.
  • What Is Desoximetasone Spray Used For?
    As covered in this eMedTV resource, desoximetasone spray is used for treating plaque psoriasis in adults. This article describes how this prescription skin medicine works and lists some off-label reasons to use it.
  • What Is Desoximetasone Used For?
    This eMedTV Web article explains that adults can use desoximetasone to treat dermatitis, poison ivy, eczema, and various other skin conditions. This page describes how this prescription drug works to reduce inflammation and lists possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Diclofenac Gel Used For?
    Diclofenac gel is licensed to treat osteoarthritis and actinic keratosis (a precancerous skin condition). This eMedTV resource discusses the uses of diclofenac gel in more detail, including possible off-label uses, and explains how this medication works.
  • What Is Diflorasone Emollient Cream Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, diflorasone emollient cream is used for relieving itching and inflammation caused by eczema, psoriasis, and many other skin problems. This page describes how this skin cream works and lists a few unapproved uses.
  • What Is Diflorasone Emollient Cream?
    A doctor may prescribe diflorasone emollient cream to treat poison ivy, eczema, or other skin conditions. This eMedTV Web page takes a brief look at what diflorasone emollient cream is used for and how it works. A link to more details is also provided.
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