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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 48 years experience
Too strong: should very rarely use a potent top steroid on the penis or groin. dermatologist should manage the case
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
Allergy and Immunology 38 years experience
Yes, though strong: Try not to use for long periods; it is a strong potentcy steroid and ointments tend to accentuate strength.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 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.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Wang
Internal Medicine 44 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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
Phlebology 32 years experience
Stasis eczema: Best t o see a ven specialist as you are probably self treating for venous insufficiency with diosmin and clobetsaole for stasis venous eczema, aka st... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
It depends!: We don't have enough info to answer. Why did the hair fall out in the first place? Infection? Inflammation? Hormonal imbalance? Gradual or sudden ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Likely not: Usually takes weeks to months use of steroids to cause skin atrophy. Use it sparingly.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
If its fungal: none of the creams will work if its a irritation or allergic reaction i would use trimcinalone its milder than clobetasol