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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.

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I have bald patches after applying Clobetasol cream. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have bald patches on my head. About one month ago so I consulted a doctor and was advised to apply Clobetasol propionate cream at night and 5 % Minoxidil during the morning. It has been one month and ten days of using this medication and my bald patches have increased so what should ...  Read Full »

Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to With passion, commitment, and experience, I hope I will be able to provide you with a top-class medical opinion. If your bald patches have increased despite using the medication, it is possible that you may have an underlying medical condition that is causing your hair...  Read Full »

Why do I have brown spots on fingertips?

Query: Hello doctor, I have dark spots on my fingers that I have noticed this month only. It seems to be dry skin and this area on my fingers look bruised, as if they were left in the cold and looks almost purplish. In the past I did have tiny bumps that were itchy on the sides of my fingers but, they ar...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There are two probabilities of your condition, one is allergic contact dermatitis and the other is pompholyx which is also known as dyshidrotic eczema. Since you have not mentioned your age, complaint, onset and progression of these bumps in details, I am unable to co...  Read Full »

Why do I have a bald spot on my head, which is painful and itchy?

Query: Hello doctor,About three weeks ago, I noticed a bald spot on my head, which is painful and itchy. Also, I have lost my hair in the area. Currently, I am using birth control medicines. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. You have Alopecia areata, an autoimmune condition with non-scarring patchy hair loss. Though the condition can affect anyone, it is more common in diabetics and thyroid patients. I suggest you get tested for these conditions. The first line...  Read Full »

Can discoloration of the penis be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a discoloration on my penis for a while. It does not itch, but the skin above it is a bit shining and scaly. It becomes dry and white post-erection. Is this normal, and can it be treated? Would you advise any topical treatment, or do you think this is serious, and should I chec...  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to I understand your concern. Since you do not have itching, it is xerosis (skin dryness). Usually, fungal infection or dermatitis has itching. I suggest you avoid soap for a while and use moisturizing creams as a topical application with mild antifungal and st...  Read Full »

How to remove corns and calluses on foot?

Query: Hello doctor, My son has corn and calluses in his left leg under his foot, which is very painful at times. He is 14 years old.   Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The skin on the feet appears hard, rough, and dry. There is a localized thickening of the skin over sites of repeated trauma and pressure. Predisposing factors are prolonged pressure, friction, ill-fitting shoes. Use Topisal 3 percent ointment at night for ten days, ...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from balanitis and I have already undergone treatment for it. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been dealing with balanitis. I have already undergone treatment using various creams containing beta gel, Cream containing Clobetasol, Miconazole, and Neomycin as well as medications including cetirizine (25 mg), amoxicillin-clavulanate, and betamethasone. Kindly provide your su...  Read Full »

Dr. Meha Malhotra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. Firstly, were you diagnosed by a dermatologist? I am asking this because several conditions may resemble balanitis when they are not. Secondly, I suggest you discontinue the medications you are currently applying. I sugges...  Read Full »

I have a white spot on the foreskin of my penis that is growing in size and becoming whiter. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a white spot on the foreskin of my penis for two years that is growing in size and becoming whiter. It is occasionally itchy, and the skin feels thin. However, there are no lesions, warts, redness, or irritation. I read online that it could be lichen sclerosus or vitiligo. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is lichen sclerosus, an autoimmune condition that requires treatment. Initially, it is treated with a potent topical steroid. I suggest you apply Clobetasol Propionate 0.05 % ointment twice daily for 12 weeks. (Consult a specialist doct...  Read Full »

How to treat psoriasis?

Query: Hello doctor, I might be suffering from psoriasis. I have a flaky, reddish, itchy hairline, back of my ears, and almost on my temples. How can I treat that? At first, I thought it was dandruff but as I started to see the flaky skin emerging towards the hairline and gradually towards the back of the...  Read Full »

Dr. Pathave Hari Shivaram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for providing information. Kindly hold on a minute, I am typing detail answer and explanation of your query.  Read Full »

Please suggest complete cure for psoriasis.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering with Psoriasis. Please suggest treatment.  Read Full »

Dr. Aditi Dhanta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I saw your photograph (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are having psoriasis and I would like to tell you about your disease. Psoriasis is a relapsing condition and usually exacerbates in winters. It will not spread to other people by touching. I...  Read Full »

Are itchy skin rashes, abdominal cramps and nausea symptoms of an allergic reaction?

Query: Hello doctor,I am very itchy. One time my finger itched in the same spot for like two or three days intermittently, then it was my foot. I have also developed skin rashes that come and go. Doctors say it is either eczema or some kind of skin condition or bug bite. These rashes come and go, one docto...  Read Full »

Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query and reviewed the attached photograph. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems to be an eczematous rash. Also, the rest of the symptoms could be a side effect of the IUD (intrauterine device). You can consider removing it...  Read Full »

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