A 19-year-old male asked:
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i have ringworms in my foot n genitals.. can i use temovate clobetasol cream for it?

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Ringworm: This is a fungal infection sometimes transmitted by pets. There are no actual worms involved. The cream you speak of is a topical steroid that is good for inflammation. See your podiatrist for your feet and family doc for the other area for proper assistance
Answered on Oct 9, 2018

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Dr. Mitchell Bressack
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No No No No No: Clobetasol is one of the strongest topical cortisones we have. It will suppress the body's normal inflammatory response to the fungus infection, make ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
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Using topical steroi: No. You need any antifungal substance to treat through ringworm. The problem is that only rarely is the diagnosis accurately made with the scraping an ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Might: But probably not. This is not for genital use unless you have lichen sclerosis. It can cause severe atrophy of this area.
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Dr. Frances Ilozue
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Skin disorders : Prescription steroid cream used to treat various moderate to severe skin disorders including eczema and Psoriasis.

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