A 39-year-old member asked:
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can betamethasone dipropionate cure acne?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Bad choice: This is a glucocorticoid and will relieve inflammation some at the cost of greatly enhancing the growth of the bacteria. You will make it worse. Glucocorticoids may be useful injected into a huge lesion, or during the flareup when Isotretinoin is begun. Please get some scientific treatment for your acne and remember it is not a lifestyle or hygiene relate disease.
Answered on Dec 27, 2016

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