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Doctor insights on: Clobetasol Propionate And Salicylic Acid Lotion

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Clobetasol (Definition)

Clobetasol is a very potent topical corticosteroid that is used to treat a variety of skin conditions. It is many times more potent than hydrocortisone. Therefore, it is not ...Read more


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Kindly tell me the substitute for clobetasol propionate and salicylic acid ointment?

Kindly tell me the substitute for clobetasol propionate and salicylic acid ointment?

Depends on condition: Clobetasol is a strong topical cortisone. There are comparable creams, but it is important to know the condition that the cream is being used for and on what part of the body. If your concern is cost, I would recommend you talk with your physician for an appropriate substitute. Hope all is well with you. ...Read more

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What happens if clobetasol propionate and salicylic acid go into your eyes?

What happens if clobetasol propionate and salicylic acid go into your eyes?

Wash eyes: Salicylic acid is aspirin, you need to rinse your eyes out with saline solution and use artificial tear drops until eyes feel better. If red and painful you need to see an ophthalmologist soon. ...Read more

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Hello doc, I am facing problem of itching in my upper thighs. Can I used the ointment containg mixture of clobetasol-propionate-and-salicylic acid?

Hello doc, I am facing problem of itching in my upper thighs. Can I used the ointment containg mixture of clobetasol-propionate-and-salicylic acid?

Yes, with caution: As long as there's no open skin, use the ointment for about a week and if no significant improvement, see your PCP or any available healthcare provider. ...Read more

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What do clobetasol propionate & salicylic acid ointment treat?

What do clobetasol propionate & salicylic acid ointment treat?

Steroid and acid: Clobetasol is a high potency steroid for certain rashes and psoriasis. Salicylic Acid is used to take off dead skin also used for dry skin disorders. ...Read more

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Can you use clobetasol propionate cream. 05% on a baby?

Can you use clobetasol propionate cream. 05% on a baby?

Steroid cream: Clobetasol is a very potent cream that can cause bad side effects even in adults. Please do not use it on an infant or young child. Hydrocortisone is much safer to use on a young child's skin. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take clindamycin and clobetasol propionate together?

Is it possible for me to take clindamycin and clobetasol propionate together?

Well clinda is an: Antibacterial and clobetasol is a high potency steroid. Typicaly they are not given together, but whoever is treating whatever your condition is needs to decide that. If not better get second opinion ...Read more

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Hi! Can I use clobetasol propionate for scabies?

Hi! Can I use clobetasol propionate for scabies?

NO: It might help the itch but it will not kill the lice!!

Get this situation checked out by your PCP and get treated......ASAP

Dr Z ...Read more

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Can clobetasol propionate be used to treat ringworm?

Can clobetasol propionate be used to treat ringworm?

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 and microscopic examination. You need to dermatologist to take a look at this to confirm and treat the lesions. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use clobetasol propionate in your vagina?

Only externally: Clobetasol is a high-potency steroid which is usually meant for external use only. It is used for many skin conditions which may affect the vulva and cause pain and itching. As most of the nerve endings are just outside the vaginal opening it would not be of much use internally in any case! Unless instructed specifically by your doctor, you should only outside the vaginal opening. ...Read more

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What happens if you use clobetasol propionate cream in the groin area?

What happens if you use clobetasol propionate cream in the groin area?

Only as directed: Use only as directed by your healthcare provider to avoid improper use and complications. Sometimes steroid a cream may hinder the healing process if not properly used. ...Read more

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Should I use clobetasol propionate cream 0.05% for my new tattoo?

Should I use clobetasol propionate cream 0.05% for my new tattoo?

Common sense: Remember what the artist said about care, infection, etc. Let's keep this simple. ...Read more

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Can clobetasol propionate cream be used to treat acne?

Can clobetasol propionate cream be used to treat acne?

Terrible choice: This is a glucocorticoid. It will suppress inflammation just enough to allow the bacteria to overgrow and come back with a vengeance. This class of medications actually causes acne as a side-effect. Please. You're a responsible adult. If you're going to use a medication that should be used only on a physician's orders, get with a competent physician for acne treatment. ...Read more

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Is ketoconazole clobetasol propionate can dry pimples?

Is ketoconazole clobetasol propionate can dry pimples?

Antifungal: Ketoconazole is an anti fungal cream (used to treat things like athlete's foot and ringworm.) It will not be effective in the treatment of acne, which is a bacterial process. ...Read more

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Which is better for baldness due to alopecial: minoxidil or clobetasol propionate?

Which is better for baldness due to alopecial: minoxidil or clobetasol propionate?

Depends on the cause: If its normal male or female pattern hair loss, then Minoxidil is better. But if the hairloss is coming from an inflammatory condition like lupus or lichen planopilaris, then clobetasol is better. ...Read more

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How do you cure overuse of clobetasol propionate?

How do you cure overuse of clobetasol propionate?

Start using weaker c: You should see your dermatologist who can slowly give you weaker strains of other cortisone creams. Overuse of strong ones can give you stretch marks and eventually they may stop working anyway. ...Read more

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Is clobetasol propionate ointment good for psoriasis?

Is clobetasol propionate ointment good for psoriasis?

Yes but you needmore: This is certainly a good steroid but your dermatologist will be able to suggest a variety of other options. ...Read more

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Clobetasol propionate ointment is good for bug bites?

Clobetasol propionate ointment is good for bug bites?

Yes, though strong: Try not to use for long periods; it is a strong potentcy steroid and ointments tend to accentuate strength. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is clobetasol propionate cream is used for?

Careful: Clobetasol is an ultrapotent topical steroid with a long list of potential side effects. It is prescription only and should only be used as directed by the individual it was prescribed to. ...Read more

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