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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I have ringworms in my foot n genitals. Can I use temovate clobetasol cream for it?

Ringworm. This is a fungal infection sometimes transmitted by pets. There are no actual worms involved. The cream you speak of is a topical steroid that is good for inflammation. See your podiatrist for your feet and family doc for the other area for proper assistance.

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.

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.

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.