Clobetasol is a steroid medication available in cream form to be applied over the skin in case of diseases like psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema. It helps reduce itching and swelling associated with these conditions.
All the answers published in this website are written by verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.
What is this white spot that is painless and not itchy?
Query: Hello doctor, My penis is having a white pimple like spot on the corona. But, it is not painful or itchy. There are also white spots on the neck of the glans. What can be the problem? I have been applying topical antifungal cream Miconazole 2%. But, it does not seem to be working. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It does not look like fungal infection. You can try Clobetasone cream twice daily for a week. This could be due to contact dermatitis. Read Full »
What does watery and foul-smelling vaginal discharge signify?
Query: Hi doctor, My aunt is 31 years old and had her uterus removed 11 years ago. From then she never had the periods nor any discharge. It was all alright until a month ago. She had suddenly started experiencing waterlike vaginal discharge which is little smelly, and it hurts in stomach sometimes. When s... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If there were few more facts about your aunt regarding the indication for uterus removal, any follow-ups, diabetic status, her sexual life, etc., would have been helpful. At the age of 31 years, the most probable cause is an infection. I put forth the possibilities and t... Read Full »
Why is Triamcinolone not treating a rash on the penis?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a rash on the head of my penis for around two months. They are purplish, sore and tender to touch. I have seen my primary care doctor and he was not sure about the condition and gave me Triamcinolone acetonide cream over two weeks ago. It has not helped. I was also tested recently... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The condition you are suffering is not STD (sexually transmitted disease) for sure because none of the STD is present like this. There are three most common probability of your problem. Penile Lichen planus: It present in a similar manner with purplish color, itchin... Read Full »
Why do I become very dark if I stop using Clobetamil G cream?
Query: Hello doctor, I am using Clobetamil G cream since four years. But I did not get any irritations or side effects. But, if I stop using that cream I become very dark. If I consult a doctor, there is no use but if I use that cream again I will become very fair. Maybe my skin is addicted to this cream. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Clobetamil (Clobetasol and Gentamycin) is a strong topical corticosteroid cream, it is not a fairness cream. Clobetamil makes your skin very thin. That is why you feel you are getting fair. Thinning of skin makes it more sensitive to sunlight. Clobetamil is useful for ecz... Read Full »
What causes itchy spots with pus?
Query: Hello doctor, My 15 month old baby is having spots with pus. It is itchy and scaly. The spots have increased in a week. It seems to heal, but then they appear in other region. I have attached the photos. Kindly check them. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You child has atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis). He scratched it a lot and so the lesion got infected. Basically, two things have to be in mind. First, we need to treat atopic eczema. S... Read Full »
Please suggest a solution for sunburn.
Query: Hi doctor, Someone suggested me to apply baking soda over the sunburn. So, I have applied baking soda on the face. The skin around my eyes is getting dark, wrinkles and has some pain also. Also, suggest me some medicine to get rid of sunburn. Please suggest me some cream to get rid of this fast. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern and I have reviewed your photographs (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). You have developed irritant contact dermatitis to baking soda. You should wash your face with plain water only and avoid using soap till the reac... Read Full »
Can Terbinaforce Plus cream be used for ringworm infection?
Query: Hi doctor, I am having ring like patches all over the body for the past five months. I have itching all over the body including private parts and now it spreads to face as well. I had Griseofulvin tablets, Liv-Cet-5 twice daily and Terbinaforce Plus cream for the last 2 months. But, it did not cure... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should not have used Terbinaforce plus cream (combination of Clobetasol propionate, Ofloxacin, Ornidazole and Terbinafine) as it contains Clobetasol which is a steroid. It aggravates fungal infection and does not get it cured. You should take capsule Itracon... Read Full »
My burn-like mark keeps increasing in size. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I have a small formation in my leg which developed approximately before three years. I have attached the images for your reference. It is brown in color, somewhat similar to a burn. It itches sometimes and it is very dry in nature. This formation was initially around 2 cm, but now has inc... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and well understand your concern. You are having lichen simplex chronicus (LSC). It arises because of repetitive scratching or rubbing. I could see thickening of the skin with variable flakes. ... Read Full »
What can be done to manage dry and itchy skin?
Query: Hello doctor, I am having itching and dry skin all over my body. Specifically on legs and hands for the last two weeks. Now, I observe red patches on the thigh, and they burn and itch a lot. Moisturizer soothes for very less time. I took Cz-3 for three days and using Atogla lotion. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have noted your concern, and I have viewed the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You seem to have eczematous dermatitis. Underlying dry skin or xerosis and dry, cold weather could be the most likely reason for eczematous dermatitis. I sugges... Read Full »
I have a weird rash on my right thigh. What could it be?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a weird rash of some sort on my right thigh. Please help. I have never had it before. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please provide me with more details: Any itching, pain, or oozing? Since when is it present? Is it progressive or stable? Read Full »