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Clobetasol propionate scalp application alopecia areata i got side effects pimples

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Your dermatologist may recommend continuing to 8 weeks or even 12 weeks, but it would not be unreasonable to call him/her and explain that the medicat... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Fleischner
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Talk to your PCP.: There are other corticosteroid lotions available that you can try including fluocinolone and triamcinolone. You can also use Selenium Sulfide shampoo ... Read More
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
Knowing HistoryHelps: For dandruff initial Rx usually consists of a medicated shampoo such as ketoconazole or cicloopirox(both anti-fungal), selenium sulfide, salicylic aci... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Any prescription....: ...Medicine should be used only by the person for whom it was prescribed, and for the purpose for which it was prescribed. Not for anything else, and... Read More
Dr. Ana Duarte
Dermatology 33 years experience
Yes: Yes it can be used safely under the care of a dermatologist. It is a very strong steroid and could potentially have serious side effects if over used.... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 15 years experience
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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Might: But probably not. This is not for genital use unless you have lichen sclerosis. It can cause severe atrophy of this area.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
The : The Betamethasone and the clobetasol are both steroids, therefore it is probably not a good idea to mix these together since steroids can cause thinni... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Caution!: That is a very potent steroid cream, usually not prescribed for continuous use.It can cause your skin to thin, blood vessels to change, loss of normal... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Clobex: Itching, dryness, dizziness, osteoporosis, numbness, glaucoma.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Acne or other: You could have comedonal acne which does have an element of inflammation to it which is why the clobetasol helps. You could also have Rosacea which is... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Perioral dermatitis: See a dermatologist. Why using clobetasol on face? It may cause perioral dermatitis. STOP IT!!!. You will benefit from oral minocycline and tacrolimus... Read More

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