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What's your pref. Treatment 4 body/vulvar lichensclerosis? Clobetasol, protopic, or something else?

What's your pref. Treatment 4 body/vulvar  lichensclerosis? Clobetasol, protopic, or something else?

Clobetasol: Treating lichen sclerosis generally requires a highly potent steroid like clobetasol. This is an especially good choice when lichen sclerosis is located on the vulva as clobetasol will not cause any long term skin changes to this fragile tissue area. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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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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What's your pref. Treatment 4 body/vulvar lichensclerosis? Clobetasol, protopic, or something else?

What's your pref. Treatment 4 body/vulvar  lichensclerosis? Clobetasol, protopic, or something else?

Topical steroids: Topical steroids would be first line treatment but this condition is difficult to control in some people. Injections of kenalog (triamcinolone) may be more effective and pro topic ointment could be used intermittently with the steroids to miniimize thinning of the skin. An old treatment which needs to be compounded is 2% testosterone propionate in aquaphor which does not cause thinning of the skin. ...Read more

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Does anyone have any experience with protopic ointment for the treatment of eczema? Does it work?

Does anyone have any experience with protopic ointment for the treatment of eczema? Does it work?

Works for some : Some people with ezcema respond well to steroid ointments.. Others don't. Protopic works by stopping the immune system from releasing certain chemicals which can trigger the ezcema reaction. .. Different from steroids. ...Read more

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I have had psoriasis since i was 4, recently i followed a treatment with clobetasol and now I have a lot of red stretch marks, what can I do?

Striae: Long term use of topical steroids can lead to atrophy or thinning of the skin. Stop using the steroid, there are non steroid based alternative treatments for psoriasis. Protect this thin skin from the sun with spf 30 or higher, and see a dermatologist. Certain topical retinoids like tazorac (tazarotene) can decrease the redness and thicken the skin. Certain laser treatments may also improve the color and thick. ...Read more

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Dermatologist diagnosis spongiotic dermatitis- what causes this and what's a treatment? What are more specific terms under this? Clobetasol no good.

Dermatologist diagnosis spongiotic dermatitis- what causes this and what's a treatment? What are more specific terms under this? Clobetasol no good.

MAYO CLINIC: Seems you have had extensive diagnostic & therapeutic efforts. Also sounds like biopsy was read as spongiosis. That is more a pathology diagnosis rather than a clinical one. You have been through a frustrating time. Your dermatologist will want to get another opinion. I think you are not far from the mayo clinic. ...Read more

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100% covered with psoriasis head to toe, we use a 60gram tube of clobetasol. On just one treatment what else can we use that would last longer. HelpP?

100% covered with psoriasis head to toe, we use a 60gram tube of clobetasol. On just one treatment what else can we use that would last longer.  HelpP?

If you truly have: That much body surface area involved, you should review with your treating physician other options for treatment of your psoriasis besides just topical options. ...Read more

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Hi! Can i use Clobetasol Propionate Creame in combination with Premetherin Cream for treatment of Scabies? I am miserable!

Hi! Can i use Clobetasol Propionate Creame in combination with Premetherin Cream for treatment of Scabies? I am miserable!

Scabies Treatment: It is best to follow the treatment as prescribed, using the Premetherin Cream directly on the skin to eradicate the Scabies Mite. You can take an oral antihistamine for the itching, or use topical anti-itch preparations after completion of your treatment course. ...Read more