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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience 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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience 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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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not a good treatment: "Jock itch" is not a diagnosis. There are dozens of possible causes for genital itch. Begin with a specific definition of the cause. Successful treatm ... Read More
A 37-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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, though strong: Try not to use for long periods; it is a strong potentcy steroid and ointments tend to accentuate strength.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Steroid cream: Clobetasol is a very potent cream that can cause bad side effects even in adults. Please do not use it on an infant or young child. Hydrocortisone is ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Clobex: Itching, dryness, dizziness, osteoporosis, numbness, glaucoma.
A 48-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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Much depends on the details. Where? How extensive? Will slowly recover, better if use tretinoin or adapalene. Severe striae and telangietasia are perm ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
No: Unless you were instructed to do so by your doctor.

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