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halobetasol propionate medication

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Very: Strong steroids should not be used on any thin skin, especially the head and neck and the private areas.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Avoid use of steroid on the face, especially such a potent one. Psoriasis on the face is sometimes in the eyebrows, very unusual on the cheek. You nee ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
47 years experience Dermatology
Too strong: should very rarely use a potent top steroid on the penis or groin. dermatologist should manage the case
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
HALOBETSOL SALICYLIC: HALOBETASOL (this the correct spelling) CREAM IS USED FOR ITCHING AND PSORIASIS. SALICYLIC ACID IS USED FOR MANY DISORDERS, INCLUDING WARTS, ACNE, CO ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nisha Manek
Specializes in Rheumatology
Halobetasol: Halobetasol is a topical steroid and probably only effective for cutaneous (skin) related Sarcoidosis. There are many skin manifestations like erythem ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
12 years experience Podiatry
Saran wrap: Yep, just rub the cream on and cover it with Saran wrap. I would be careful about putting a lot of moisturizer between the toes though--you could be ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nothing that strong: Clobetasol is a very potent topical steroid and can cause atrophy of the skin if overused, so it and medications of similar strength need to be superv ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
TERRIBLE idea: This is a powerful glucocorticoid and it will make you less able to control the bacteria that cause acne, making your disease worse in a short time. F ... Read More

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