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Do clotrimazole and betamethasone diproplonate cream work on fungus ?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
The clotrimazole: Is an anti-fungal; betamethasonce a glucocorticoid that suppresses immune response, and inflammatory cells and that actually makes the infection worse.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

What is clotrimazole and betamethasone cream used for?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
Way too many things: This is a sore point among dermatologists. Clotrimazole is an antifungal, Betamethasone is an anti-inflammatory; so the combination cream is used by many docs who are too lazy to figure out whether a rash is an eczema or a ringworm. Unfortunately, it doesn't work very well on either one, for most people.

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