Are steroids only available in topical form?

Steroids are available in a variety of forms, but few are available over-the-counter like topical steroids. Other forms of steroids include pills, liquids, nasal sprays, inhalers and eye drops. However, these other forms of steroids have a greater risk for complications and long-term side effects.

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What is a topical steroid cream?
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