A 24-year-old female asked:
I have 3 creams which one is best for eczema? 1 nystatin ointment 2 clotrimazole and betamethason dipropionate cream 3 aloe vesta anti fungal ointmen
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Dr. Mary Ellen Luchettianswered
Dermatology 37 years experience
Betamethasone: These medicines are for fungus; the clotrimazole/betamethasone mixture will help do to the steroid component, but it should never be applied to areas of thin skin (axillae, groin, face). The clotrimazole component is for fungus, as well as the other ointments you mentioned
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