Is Kenalog injections for Eczema a common practice for dermatologists? How often can you take this medication?
Kenalog Injections for Eczema Treatment?
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Not Recommended Except for Severe Cases
This is not my first choice for eczema treatment. Nor even my last. It has become somewhat axiomatic not to use kennalog injections unless the patient has a very severe flare "to get them over the hump". Even then, most dermatologists will use oral steroids and then immediately begin to taper the dosage. In my nearly 30 years of practice, I have yet to give a steroid injection for eczema. So, in my opinion I would not give an injection at all.