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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 33-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 55-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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
No: Unless you were instructed to do so by your doctor.
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 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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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 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 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: It's a steroid cream - and long terms use could actually result in skin thinning. It doesn't help wrinkles, either.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Check tube. Dpending on age of tube it is good for 1-2 years after prescription is filled.
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 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcela Riojas
15 years experience 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 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 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 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
Not usually: Used more for yeast.
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 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 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. 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 female asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It is a group iii corticosteroid which means it is potent (strong). Do not use in excess. Probably not for use on the face. To be used under doctor su ... Read More
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