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clobetasol allergy in children

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Clobetasol allergy: Clobetasol is a topical corticosteroid. Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substance that are harmless to most. Reaction ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
NO NO NO: See a dermatologist. Eczema and urticaria are completely different. You left out any clues to the true diagnosis. Neither eczema nor chronic urticaria ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The name you are mentioning is the generic name of this medication. The brand names are temovate, (clobetasol) olux, clobex et al.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
May be, depending...: Yes, you may use it for intractable itchy skin lesions like psoriasis, eczema, etc. but lightly as instructed after being ineffective from using other ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
My recommendation..: You need to follow up with your Dermatologist on this. In many skin problems that we have no answer for a biopsy can provide the diagnosis. Yet, I don ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The noted side effects are with prolonged andextensive use
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Steroid cream: Clobetasol is a very potent cream that can cause bad side effects even in adults. Please do not use it on an infant or young child. Hydrocortisone is ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Generally safe: Never overuse. Ask your physician about oral tablet therapy.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
SALICYLIC CLOBETASOL : SALICYLIC ACID IN CLOBETASOL OINTMENT IS PRESCRIBED OFTEN FOR PSORIASIS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not very helpful: Topical steroids are not very effective for hives due to the mechanism involved. Hives move around, so you will just end up chasing them with the cre ... Read More
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