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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Steroid and acid: Clobetasol is a high potency steroid for certain rashes and psoriasis. Salicylic Acid is used to take off dead skin also used for dry skin disorders.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Neither is sun: senstitizing so yes you could if instructed to do so
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Wang
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on condition: Clobetasol is a strong topical cortisone. There are comparable creams, but it is important to know the condition that the cream is being used for and ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Benjamin
43 years experience Podiatry
Chemical bleaching: once you stop using the acid and very powerful steroid the color of your skin will return over time
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Very bad idea: It will make the redness and swelling go away by stopping the neutrophils from fighting the bacteria that cause acne. It will promote the same skin ch ... Read More
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: I would not use sal acid on an are of sunburn.
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 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Can: Put one on wait one half hour then put the other on.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Please clarify: Thank you for letting us know. Is it working for you? What is your question?
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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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience 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 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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Skin Pigmentation: Not sure what your are asking here. Please clarify and post it back to healthtap so we may be able to help with your concern. Thank you.
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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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: None of these would help for removing scars but depending on the condition may reduce complications that could lead to scar formation.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dermatologist: Evaluation, please don't self medicate, those are potent steroid creams , which you might not need in your case, seek a dermatologist evaluation plea ... 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It's great for the folliculitis variant of tinea versicolor / pityrosporum infection, which is famously confused with acne. Any doubt, get seen by a p ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
NO: This is a steroid cream and may actually worsen acne. It is used to treat inflammation, such as a skin allergy or eczema.
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