A 38-year-old member asked:
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i was wondering are diprolene (augmented betamethasone dip) and clotrimazole the same?

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Dr. Jane Eason
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Topical creams: No. Diprolene (augmented betamethasone dip) is a topical steroid preparation, clotrimazole is a topical antifungal.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
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No: Topical Clotrimazole is an anti-fungal antibiotic used to treat a variety of mild fungal skin infections and vaginal yeast infections. Diprolene (au ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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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
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Dr. Joel Gallant
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No: They won't do any good. Clotrimazole treats fungal infection, which you don't have. Betamethasone is a steroid, which can make infection worse. Final ... Read More

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