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is clobetasol propionate good for jocks itch

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No will make worse: Jock itch is a fungal infection needing to be treated by antifungal medication. Clobetasol is a steroid. It suppresses the immune system so it will m ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Natasha Sandy
15 years experience Dermatology
Tinea Incognito: If you actually have Jock itch, you issue is fungal and Clobetasol, a high potency steroid could make your fungal infection worse, causing Tinea Incog ... Read More
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it could if you: Use for short period of time, but not long period. Clobetasol propionate is a highly potent topical corticosteroid that has been shown to suppress the ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, with caution: As long as there's no open skin, use the ointment for about a week and if no significant improvement, see your PCP or any available healthcare provide ... 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. Duane Gels
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The name you are mentioning is the generic name of this medication. The brand names are temovate, (clobetasol) olux, clobex et al.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Antiinflamatory: Used for psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, and others. The gel is a very expensive form. The solution is far less expensive.
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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

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