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Halobetasol propionate ointment uses

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 male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
All drugs work differently in different folks. So must try each one to see in you.
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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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 34 years experience
Clobetasol: Because clobetasol is a class one steroid meaning the strongest it is used twice a day for two weeks. Then off the medication for one week and then yo... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Need to be seen: start with your doctor, who may refer you to a dermatologist, it could very well be a fungal infection. Kindly don't use a strong steroid, prescriptio... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 57 years experience
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
Allergy and Immunology 39 years experience
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 31 years experience
Steroid and acid: Clobetasol is a high potency steroid for certain rashes and psoriasis. Salicylic Acid is used to take off dead skin also used for dry skin disorders.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Wang
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Depends on condition: Clobetasol is a strong topical cortisone. There are comparable creams, but it is important to know the condition that the cream is being used for and... Read More
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