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Dermovate (Definition)

Clobetasol propionate is a very high strength steroid which is a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication). ...Read more


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First of all am thanking for your help. My question is I used dermovate cream for several years and I need to quit this cream, and I tried for weeks but my face look worse what can I do please help.

First of all am thanking for your help. My question is I used dermovate cream for several years and I need to quit this cream, and I tried for weeks but my face look worse what can I do please help.

Not for face: Clobetasol should not be used on the face. Sounds like you have a condition caused by steroid on the face. Technical term is "perioral dermatitis" or periorafacial dermatitis". It features red pimples with a narrow clear area around the mouth. Clobetasol makes it temporarily better but it rebounds worse. You will get worse until you stop it, even though it is worse when you first stop. Calcineurin ...Read more

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What is Dermovate cream prescribed for?

What is Dermovate cream prescribed for?

Antiinflammatory: It is prescribed to treat severe inflammatory skin disorders such as eczema and psoriasis that have not responded to weaker corticosteroids. ...Read more

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Dermovate cream for psoriasis, where is it available?

Dermovate cream for psoriasis, where is it available?

Prescription Steroid: Dermovate cream (clobetasol propionate) is a prescription corticosteroid cream. Due to its high potency it should not be used on the face or genitals. Limited use is recommended due to its potential adverse effects.

Regular follow up by your physician is recommended. ...Read more

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I used dermovate cream since 2012. Now my skin become sensitive when I stop this cream my face looks with red pimples and looks burned. So please help me how can I get good skin with out this cream help please?

I used dermovate cream since 2012. Now my skin become sensitive when I stop this cream my face looks with red pimples and looks burned. So please help me how can I get good skin with out this cream help please?

Second opinion: I routinely recommend discontinuing ineffective treatment. If you are having trouble with discontinuing and have underlying skin issues that could benefit from another cream, then a trusted dermatologist should be able to help. If you need a referral, ask people you know for the name of a dermatologist who will spend the time to discuss and explain their diagnosis/treatment/outcome expected. ...Read more

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Skinoren cream - dermovate cream - dermatix how to use them and what is this creams for these creams were given by my dermatologist but he no explain?

Skinoren cream - dermovate cream - dermatix how to use them and what is this creams for these creams were given by my dermatologist but he no explain?

Indication?: Skinoren cream contains azelaic acid 20%; Dermovate: Clobetasol is a topical corticosteroid; Dermatix is a Silicone Gel. I suspect these are for acne treatment, but it behooves you to call your dermatologist and get your answers best from the guy who prescribed the therapy and knows your condition. ...Read more

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Hi doc, just want to ask if its good to continue use of dermovate cream for my face, I have some redness in my face and rashes.

Steroids on face: Usual recommendation is to avoid using steroids on face if possible, if needed used them only for short duration (unto 5 days) and after discussing with doctor as redness on face could be due to allergy, infection etc. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis since my teenage I am using clobetasol ointment, dermovate ointment today the pharmacist give me clotrimazole cream usp1%w/w. is that same??

I have psoriasis since my teenage I am using clobetasol ointment, dermovate ointment today the pharmacist give me clotrimazole cream usp1%w/w. is that same??

Moisturizer: I am a strong advocate on using non-scented soap and moisturizer after (preferably daily) bathing. Have you tried these? As for the cream, the former two are cortisone the clotrimazole is for fungal infection- they are totally different. See a dermatologist if the above measures did not work for you. ...Read more

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Does Dermovate cream get rid of acne scars?

Does Dermovate cream get rid of acne scars?

No: Honestly, deep acne scars are difficult to treat with our current methods. At best, even with a good laser resurfacing treatment or a chemical peel, 50% improvement would be considered a "good result". But Dermovate isn't one of the methods that work. ...Read more

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I am on 20mg methotrexate and Dermovate cream and folic acid. Why is the red patches not fading off my hands. I am 10 years on these meds?

I am on 20mg methotrexate and Dermovate cream and folic acid. Why is the red patches not fading off my hands. I am 10 years on these meds?

Need moreInformation: In order to answer your question, please tell me what you are being treated for with the methotrexate and Dermovate cream. What type of doctor prescribed it for you (dermatologist for psoriasis?). Are you taking methotrexate pills or injections under the skin. Are you taking it once per week? How long have you had the red patches on your skin? What does your doctor say when you ask him/her? ...Read more

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Is that gumamela used as anti-aging cream?

Is that gumamela used as anti-aging cream?

Unproven Benefits: Gumamela is the philippine term for the hibiscus flower. It is a source of vit. C. It has been used in a number of different cultures as a expectorant, diuretic, emollient, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic. It has been added to a number of different creams and lotions for these reasons. Initial studies indicate that hibiscus tea may be beneficial in lowering blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the name of an effective cream that can be used to treat ringworms?

Can you tell me the name of an effective cream that can be used to treat ringworms?

See below: Please consult the link given below and pick one that is readily available. If you do not see a good response in a week, consult your doctor.
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm-of-the-skin-medications
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I recently had a hemerhoid used cream and it was starting to heal. I woke up this am And had another. What should I do?

Not uncommon: If your topical creams aren't working, it may be time to see a surgeon about further options. ...Read more

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My skin becomes very dry during winters. I have used different creams but then also my skin becomes dry. Why it happens and how can it be cured.

My skin becomes very dry during winters. I have used different creams but then also my skin becomes dry. Why it happens and how can it be cured.

Buy a good...: ...Emollient lotion (keri, lubriderm, aveeno, (oatmeal) neutrogena, whatever), and apply after you bathe, while your skin is still moist. Dry skin is not something you can "cure", per se, but it can be controlled. ...Read more

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What's "cloderm" cream used for?

What's "cloderm" cream used for?

Steroid: Cloderm is topical clocortolone, a steroid. It is used to treat some steroid responsive skin conditions. ...Read more

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What is cloderm cream used for?

Steroid: Cloderm is topical clocortolone, a steroid. It is used to treat some steroid responsive skin conditions. ...Read more

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Which creams are used to treat eczema?

Which creams are used to treat eczema?

Steroids: Topical corticosteroids are used for eczema treatment. These include Hydrocortisone (1% is otc, other strengths need prescription), betamethsone, triamcinolone, mometasone, clobetasol, etc. These are all prescription. ...Read more

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What is cloderm cream and what is it used for?

What is cloderm cream and what is it used for?

Steroid: Cloderm is topical clocortolone, a steroid. It is used to treat some steroid responsive skin conditions. ...Read more

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Is elomet cream be used for acne?

Is elomet cream be used for acne?

Worthless for acne: This won't help. Your best friend is topical benzoyl peroxide, as strong as you can tolerate up to 2x/day. If this doesn't clear you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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What is fluorouracil cream used for?

What is fluorouracil cream used for?

EFUDEX (fluorouracil): Fluorouracil cream is an anti-cancer medication that is applied to skin to prevent growth /development of tumors. It is used to treat pre-cancerous lesions like actinic keratosis as well as basal cell carcinomas & solar keratosis. ...Read more

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What is metro cream used for? Metronidazole 75%

What is metro cream used for? Metronidazole 75%

FOR VAGINAL: Infections specifically a single celled critter called TRICHOMONAS!
Hope this helps!
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Is lomela cream used for any kind of faces?

Is lomela cream used for any kind of faces?

Lomela: Lomela skin cream is used to lighten the skin. It is also used to treat acne. Lomela cream contains Hydroquinone Tretinoin Mometasone that belongs to the class of Dermatologicals. It is not recommended to use any creams on the face without consulting with your Dr, ...and prolonged use of the lomela, especially on the face, may cause Hypopigmentation and thinning of the skin. ...Read more