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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
ECZEMA: Yes it is safe to breastfeed even though you are using steroid cream.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes, unless the: lesions are on your breast and nipple. Also, washing your hands after application will help to prevent hand to mouth spread to your baby.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Antiinflamatory: Used for psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, and others. The gel is a very expensive form. The solution is far less expensive.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Treat inflammation: Clobetasol is a steroid. Topical steroids are used to treat a variety of dermatologic inflammatory diseases, ranging from eczema, to contact allergies ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Bressack
42 years experience in 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes it is a steroid cream and can be helpful for psoriaisis.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
14 years experience in 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes but you needmore: This is certainly a good steroid but your dermatologist will be able to suggest a variety of other options.
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A female asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience in Phlebology
Won't work: The cream you mention is a steroid cream meant for inflammatory, itching skin eruptions, and not for vitiligo.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Ok: Very little systemic absorption from topical steroids so little chance of passage to child through breastmilk. However this is not true if the steroid ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcela Riojas
15 years experience in 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience in Dermatology
YES: Diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) is a topical steroid and can lead to chronic and sometimes permanent side effects on the skin like thinning, sc ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No will make worse: Jock itch is a fungal infection needing to be treated by antifungal medication. Clobetasol is a steroid. It suppresses the immune system so it will m ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
Defame thawing: creams should be used as directed, may cause localized atrophy and excesses could be absorbed internally.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: This is safe if used sparingly and not for an extended period of time.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience in 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 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Please clarify: Thank you for letting us know. Is it working for you? What is your question?
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Seek alternative: Beclamethasone is category c during pregnancy, and should be avoided if there are good alternatives.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience in 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Nystatin triamcinolone is not indicated for vaginal application and should not be used.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Aznoit-D on scrotum: Antifungal component (isoconazole) shouldn't cause problems, but diflucortolone is potent corticosteroid which should B used VERY sparingly for short ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Spencer
35 years experience in Dermatology
Inflammatory fungus: Clotrimazole is an anti fungal medicine. Betamethasone is a steroid. The combination is useful for inflammatory diseases in areas prone to fungus, suc ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
34 years experience in 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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