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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
To treat fungus.: Both are antifungals and are used to treat athlete's foot and other fungual and superficial infections.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Petrosky
8 years experience in General Surgery
You'll be ok: Do not be alarmed, a small amount will not harm you in anyway whatsoever. For the next few hours be sure to drink plenty of water to wash out the unpl ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably not.: The maximum length of time for the use of topical steroids (like betamethasone cream in lotrisone) is 7 days on delicate skin areas: perieum (vulva/pe ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: This is a prescription item in the usa but you can get it in mexico.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience in Dermatology
Not usually: Used more for yeast.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Do not use: Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) is a mixture cream which is not used by dermatologists very often. It is a combination of an antifunga and ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone): Yes it can treat seborrhoea.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Sanders
38 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: The condition is caused by a normal yeast organism and will usually respond to lotrimin (clotrimazole). Another useful prescription medicine is ketoc ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: It should work well.
A male asked:
Dr. Judith Wolf
39 years experience in Infectious Disease
Both are effective: Both products are antifungals. Though chemically different, they are both FDA approved and prescribed to treat "jock itch" and "athlete's foot".
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Katz
13 years experience in dermatology
Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone): Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) has Betamethasone (a steroid that is anti-inflammatory and prevents inflammation that could help fight off ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doctor supervisioion: clotrimazole/betamethasone can be used for jock itch, if that is what it is, under physician supervision.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Diprolene (augmented betamethasone dip) is: Betamethasone; Clotrimazole is an anti-fungal. A steroid cream is not good to use on any infection, but does stop itch and redness, but blunts immune ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in Dermatology
Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) has a high: potency steroid so typically i do not recommend this be used on genitalia
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
36 years experience in Podiatry
Lamisil (terbinafine) spray/cream: Whereas the other two just keep the fungus from spreading (known as a fungualstatic medication) , Lamisil (terbinafine) is actually a fungualcidal med ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Purdy
21 years experience in Wound care
Maybe: Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) works for fungus and to decrease inflammation. Applying a steroid to an infection can make it worse. Alwa ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
ItWillNotHelpWithAnt: Even though Betamethasone is sometime recommended as an anti inflammatory cream for rash.But Shingles when treated with Antiviral Drugs and studies ha ... Read More
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Eczema: If you have eczema, antifungals will not help your rash.A steroid cream like betamerhasone should be sufficient
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
10 years experience in Family Medicine
Either: Either one can be used. Both of them are different low percent anti-fungals that are over the counter. However, depending on where the seborrheic de ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Dermatology: Get an expert opinion from a dermatologist. Without a picture- cannot be diagnosed here.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Absolutely Not: This medication will treat inflammation and a fungal infection
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
No: Steroids will allow fungus to spread. Nizoral, lamisil, (terbinafine) Diflucan are drugs which help eradicate fungus.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Eczema: Clotrimazole is a medication used to treat fungus. Eczema is dry irritated skin and is not a fungus. Use moisturizers like cerave cream which is otc a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcela Riojas
15 years experience in 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Absolutely Not: This medication will treat inflammation and a fungal infection . Totally wrong for staph. The betamethazone may help, but the antifungal is a waste. T ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience in Dermatology
Antifungal & steroid: Clotrimazole is a very commonly used antifungal. Betamethasone is a fairly potent topical steroid that can reduce inflammation. A combination of the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience in Podiatry
Probably: But like i just told another poster, fungal spores live for 30 days and do not wash out or are killed in the drier. So you need to keep treating the ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience in Dermatology
Couple of weeks: Use the cream for a couple of weeks, or until the rash is resolved, then keep the area cool clean and dry. You can use an otc powder like zeasorb af t ... Read More

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