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What should I avoid while using desonide foam?

Never use desonide foam (Verdeso) near an open flame, fireplace or while smoking; you also should avoid smoking right after using this medication, which is applied topically (directly to skin) to treat itching and scaling caused by dermatitis. Desonide foam contains alcohol and could catch fire. You also should not use a bandage on an area that's been treated with desonide foam. Ask your doctor if there are any other precautions you should take while using this medication.

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