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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience Dermatology
Ketoconazole: Ketoconazole cream is an antifungal agent that works against yeast. Clobetasol is a strong steroid that will supress inflammation and make it seem be ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Ketoconazole: See if the ketoconazole can work by inself - this can be discussed with your physician.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
No: It has no ingredients to rid of warts.
A female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Fungus...: Ketoconazole is used for fungal infections on the skin. Eczema is best treated with regular moisturizing cream and steroid creams/lotions such as hydr ... Read More
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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 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 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 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 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 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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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 30-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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Spencer
35 years experience 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 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends on the scar: Unfortunately those topical meds might not help, better see a dermatologist/plastic surgeon.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Potency: Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lipocream is a medium/low potency topical steroid while clobetasol is a ultra-high potency topical steroid. Clobetas ... Read More
A 48-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 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 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 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes it is a steroid cream and can be helpful for psoriaisis.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
No.: They are in the same category, i.e. They are both medium-strength steroid creams, and therefore they are used for similar indications, but they are no ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Potency: Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) is a low potency steroid. Clobetasol is a super potent steroid.

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