A 48-year-old member asked:
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can beclomethasone dipropionate, clotrimazole and neomycin cream be used for acne?

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
No : Beclomethasone is a steroid ; Clotrimazole is an antifungal and neither will treat acne. Neosporin is a topical antibiotic but is not commonly used to treat acne.
Answered on May 30, 2017

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Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
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Topical cream: They are topical cream to treat some skin rashes suspected of having fungal and bacteria infections.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
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Clotrimazole is,: others are not, although beclomethasone may reduce inflammation caused by infection.
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Depends on the scar: Unfortunately those topical meds might not help, better see a dermatologist/plastic surgeon.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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No!!!: Topical corticosteroids will suppress the immune response, and enhance the production of sebum. Systemically, this class of meds actually causes acne ... Read More
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