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betamethasone valerate - topical cream. what does it do?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Topical steroid...: ...For treatment of steroid-responsive rashes, such as psoriasis and eczema.
Answered on Aug 28, 2015
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