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clobetasol propionate and clotrimazole cream

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Moisturizer: I am a strong advocate on using non-scented soap and moisturizer after( preferably daily) bathing. Have you tried these? As for the cream, the former ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Usually: I usually have patients limit use to 1 week. They stop for 1 week then can restart again.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: Clotrimazol is an anti-fungal and will not help poison ivy. Clobetasol is a steroid cream and can help poison ivy. Be cautious using on the face.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antonio Cruz
14 years experience Dermatology
Careful: Clobetasol is an ultrapotent topical steroid with a long list of potential side effects. It is prescription only and should only be used as directed ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Absolutely Not: This medication will treat inflammation and a fungal infection . Totally wrong for acne. Tje betamethazone may help, bit the antifungal is a waist. Ta ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
Not usually: Used more for yeast.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No!!!: Topical corticosteroids will suppress the immune response, and enhance the production of sebum. Systemically, this class of meds actually causes acne ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Antifungal & steroid: Clotrimazole is a very commonly used antifungal. Betamethasone is a fairly potent topical steroid that can reduce inflammation. A combination of the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcela Riojas
15 years experience Family Medicine
Cream: Avoid and Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have adrenal/liver problems, or diabetes. If your symptoms do not improve after 1 or 2 ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone): Yes it can treat seborrhoea.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Absolutely Not: This medication will treat inflammation and a fungal infection
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
ItWillNotHelpWithAnt: Even though Betamethasone is sometime recommended as an anti inflammatory cream for rash.But Shingles when treated with Antiviral Drugs and studies ha ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
No : Beclomethasone is a steroid ; Clotrimazole is an antifungal and neither will treat acne. Neosporin is a topical antibiotic but is not commonly used to ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Diprolene (augmented betamethasone dip) is: Betamethasone; Clotrimazole is an anti-fungal. A steroid cream is not good to use on any infection, but does stop itch and redness, but blunts immune ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doctor supervisioion: clotrimazole/betamethasone can be used for jock itch, if that is what it is, under physician supervision.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Sanders
38 years experience Dermatology
Yes: The condition is caused by a normal yeast organism and will usually respond to lotrimin (clotrimazole). Another useful prescription medicine is ketoc ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
14 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Antifungal: Ketoconazole is an anti fungal cream (used to treat things like athlete's foot and ringworm.) It will not be effective in the treatment of acne, whic ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Fungal infections: This combination of medicines (lotrisone) is used for the treatment of superficial fungal infections. It is best to have had some test to prove a fun ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Bressack
42 years experience Dermatology
No No No No No: Clobetasol is one of the strongest topical cortisones we have. It will suppress the body's normal inflammatory response to the fungus infection, make ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
34 years experience Dermatology
Betamethasone: These medicines are for fungus; the clotrimazole/betamethasone mixture will help do to the steroid component, but it should never be applied to areas ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
20 years experience Dermatology
Not a treatment: While Betamethasone may reduce very inflammatory acne temporarily, it a very strong steroid and should not be used on the face. It can cause thinning ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
The clotrimazole: Is an anti-fungal; betamethasonce a glucocorticoid that suppresses immune response, and inflammatory cells and that actually makes the infection worse ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Other choices: Actually Nystatin isn't the best choice against ringworm. Better choices are other anti-fungal creams like clotrimazole, Miconazole and ketoconazole. ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Go ahead.
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