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What is lotrisone cream usually used for?

What is lotrisone cream usually used for?

Lotrisone cream: This cream is an antifungal cream that has a little cortizone in it. I don't use this cream because i feel it decreases local defenses against the very fungus you're trying to kill. And besides that, the cortizone which is in this cream is too powerful to use on some areas for extended times. It can cause thinning of the skin. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Can you use clotrimazole and betamethasone diproprionate to treat eczema? Can these 2 creams be used instead of lotrisone?

Can you use clotrimazole and betamethasone diproprionate to treat eczema?  Can these 2 creams be used instead of lotrisone?

Eczema: If you have eczema, antifungals will not help your rash.A steroid cream like betamerhasone should be sufficient ...Read more

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Can you use lotrisone cream on your skin?

Can you use lotrisone cream on your skin?

Yes, but: Lotrisone can be used on the skin, but only for the right reasons. The antifungal part gets rid of some tinea infections, while the steroid part cuts down on redness, itching, and inflammation. A doctor can evaluate to see if such a cream should be used, and importantly, for how long it should be used. ...Read more

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GYN prescribed lotrisone cream for external vaginal area redness/itching - is this safe?

GYN prescribed lotrisone cream for external vaginal area redness/itching - is this safe?

Lotrisone has a high: potency steroid so typically i do not recommend this be used on genitalia ...Read more

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I use sunscreen& either burn or breakout. Use fluticasone propionate cream, calamin lotion, lotrisone cream on sunburn? If not wants good to use?

I use sunscreen& either burn or breakout. Use fluticasone propionate cream, calamin lotion, lotrisone cream on sunburn?  If not wants good to use?

Apply cool...: ...Washcloths often, and take Ibuprofen to decrease the pain and inflammation. If you burn after applying a sunscreen, you are not using one that is strong enough, or applying it often enough. Breakouts are usually from the vehicle. So choose a spray or thin lotion with a high spf (55 or higher) and apply it often while you are in the sun. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Lotrisone (Definition)

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