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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Halobetasol (Definition)

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


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Can halobetasol propionate ointment be used on the penis?

Can halobetasol propionate ointment be used on the penis?

Very: Strong steroids should not be used on any thin skin, especially the head and neck and the private areas.

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What is the use of halobetasol propionate and salicylic acid as a medicine?

What is the use of halobetasol propionate and salicylic acid as a medicine?

HALOBETSOL SALICYLIC: HALOBETASOL (this the correct spelling) CREAM IS USED FOR ITCHING AND PSORIASIS. SALICYLIC ACID IS USED FOR MANY DISORDERS, INCLUDING WARTS, ACNE, CORNS, CALLUSES, DANDRUFF, SCALY CONDITIONS OF THE SKIN SUCH AS PSORIASIS, ICHTHYOSIS ETC.

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Halobetasol propionate ointment lightened my skin on my cheek around where I have psoriasis. How could I fix it?

Halobetasol propionate ointment lightened my skin on my cheek around where I have psoriasis. How could I fix it?

See a dermatologist: Avoid use of steroid on the face, especially such a potent one. Psoriasis on the face is sometimes in the eyebrows, very unusual on the cheek. You need careful evaluation by a professional who is knowledgable and experienced with psoriasis as well as other skin disorders. See a dermatologist.

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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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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How long does fluticasone propionate cream take to work?

How long does fluticasone propionate cream take to work?

A day or so: Topical steroids typically have an effect within a day or so depending upon the condition being treated and the severity.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Is clobetasol propionate cream effective for ringworm?

Is clobetasol propionate cream effective for ringworm?

No No No No No: Clobetasol is one of the strongest topical cortisones we have. It will suppress the body's normal inflammatory response to the fungus infection, make the skin look less red, but will also let the fungus grow better, so that when you stop the clobetasol, the fungus will be worse than before.

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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.

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