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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Steroid: Clobetasol propionate is a corticosteroid used to treat various skin disorders including eczema and psoriasis. It reduces the actions of chemicals in ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Nothing that strong: Clobetasol is a very potent topical steroid and can cause atrophy of the skin if overused, so it and medications of similar strength need to be superv ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maureen Ziboh
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Clobetasol: This is a steroid usually used to treat skin inflammation. You could have skin thinning or sometimes redness from localized irritation. Should that h ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Generally safe: Never overuse. Ask your physician about oral tablet therapy.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Corticosteroid: Topical I: Highest Potency used for steroid responsive dermatoses. Use under medical supervision. For example atopic dermatitis.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience in Psychiatry
H'mmm: After consulting the oed, the preferred is CLO (o as in ''o'') bet (as in wanna bet) a (as in give me just a pound of....) sol (as in solar) ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Not really: It is a corticosteroid used mostly in eczema and psoriasis, contact dermatitis problems more than scars. Some mds do use it for massage as a wound is ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Clobex contains potent steroid for easing itch from psoriasis or atopic dermatitis, not for sarcoidosis as I have known of. So, Ask your doc for detai ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience in Dermatology
No point: Clobetasol cream is meant to remain on your skin and not to be washed off. To be effective it needs to be on your skin.
A female asked:
Dr. Saeed Jaffer
23 years experience in Dermatology
Topical Medications: Thank you for your question. Clobetasol is considered a Class 1 topical which is the highest strength available as a prescription. Topicals in the s ... Read More
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