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Doctor insights on: Is Clobetasol Propionate Good For Jocks Itch

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Will clobetasol propionate help with male jock itch?

Will clobetasol propionate help with male jock itch?

Not a good treatment: "Jock itch" is not a diagnosis. There are dozens of possible causes for genital itch. Begin with a specific definition of the cause. Successful treatment flows from that. Clobetasol, as a super-potent steroid, is prone to cause ugly, annoying purple streaks and thin, wrinkled skin when used on the genital skin. Avoid use in this area for more than a few days. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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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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I've had a rash (jock itch?) for 6 months. I have tried many Otc creams & powders but it has not cleared. Can I use clobetasol propionate cream ups. 05

I've had a rash (jock itch?) for 6 months. I have tried many Otc creams & powders but it has not cleared. Can I use clobetasol propionate cream ups. 05

Tinea Incognito: If you actually have Jock itch, you issue is fungal and Clobetasol, a high potency steroid could make your fungal infection worse, causing Tinea Incognito. Also it should not be used in a occlusive area like your groin. It may be time for you to follow up with a doctor. If you cannot do so immediately, try washing area with Nizoral (ketoconazole) Dandruff shampoo, dry thoroughly and keep area dry with powder. ...Read more

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Will clobetasol propionate help with feminine itching?

Will clobetasol propionate help with feminine itching?

Yes it could if you: Use for short period of time, but not long period.
Clobetasol propionate is a highly potent topical corticosteroid that has been shown to suppress the hpa axis at doses as low as 2 g per day. ...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?

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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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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Is there a generic form of clobetasol propionate?

Is there a generic form of clobetasol propionate?

Yes: The name you are mentioning is the generic name of this medication. The brand names are temovate, (clobetasol) olux, clobex et al. ...Read more

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What is clobetasol propionate gel for?

What is clobetasol propionate gel for?

Antiinflamatory: Used for psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, and others. The gel is a very expensive form. The solution is far less expensive. ...Read more

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What is clobetasol propionate cream used for?

What is clobetasol propionate cream used for?

Treat inflammation: Clobetasol is a steroid. Topical steroids are used to treat a variety of dermatologic inflammatory diseases, ranging from eczema, to contact allergies, and psoriasis. ...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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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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Can you use clobetasol propionate ointment USP 0.05%, for mor than 2 weeks?

Clobetasol: Because clobetasol is a class one steroid meaning the strongest it is used twice a day for two weeks. Then off the medication for one week and then you can use the topical medication again for two weeks.
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Can you tell me if I could mix my clobetasol propionate cream with my body wash?

NO: Mixing steroid with any other product is not generally recommended unless you were directed by a licensed provider to do so. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is clobetasol propionate cream used for?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is clobetasol propionate cream used for?

Skin disorders: Prescription steroid cream used to treat various moderate to severe skin disorders including eczema and Psoriasis. ...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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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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Can you use clobetasol propionate on phimosis?

Can you use clobetasol propionate on phimosis?

Yes, . ..: Yes, you may try it 1-2 times lightly for 1-2 months, but preferably under professional supervision. But, go to see Doc timely in case some unforeseen events occur. This topical agent is just like Betamethasone cream. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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How to use clobetasol propionate cream for vitiligo?

How to use clobetasol propionate cream for vitiligo?

Won't work: The cream you mention is a steroid cream meant for inflammatory, itching skin eruptions, and not for vitiligo. ...Read more

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Can clobetasol propionate cream be used to treat hemrroids?

Can clobetasol propionate cream be used to treat hemrroids?

Hemmorhoids: I have not heard of that cream being used
we use other topical steroids
it is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea.
Hemorrhoids should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or general surgeon

you will require dietary, bathroom habit modifications and sometimes office based procedures if medical management is ineffective such as sitz baths, creams. ...Read more

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Can you use clobetasol propionate cream on sand flea bites?

Can you use clobetasol propionate cream on sand flea bites?

Yes, unless infected: Clobetasol will help decrease the local inflammation associated with most insect bites. If a person has scratched the bites and caused them to become infected, however, an antibiotic cream might be needed in addition or instead. ...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

Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Definition)

Also known as Tinea Cruis, this is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area that turns the ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Temovate (Definition)

Temovate is a very high strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more