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Richmond, VA
A female asked:

I was prescribed clotrimazole & betamethasone dipropionate for a yeast infection. the patient info w/ cream says dont use in vagina. where is it safe?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Yeast infection ?: The medication for a yeast (fungal) infection is appropriate, but treatment does not usually include a steroid in any form. Ask your provider about the use of betamethasone, but it may be utilized for external vulvar use to decrease inflammation.

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