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Does Clobetasol Propionate topical solution help hair grow back?

Posted 31 May 2013 by Jane Summer 1 answer

I have eczema of the scalp with some hair loss. My Dr. prescribed Clobetasol Propionate Topical Solution 0.05% to use x2 a day. I forgot to ask him this question.

Can I use Hydrocortisone Cream 2.5% on my scalp?

Posted 28 Sep 2013 by Hardwill 1 answer

I have a dry scaling scalp condition that is spreading slowly. I treated a similar condition on chin caused by combing my beard and scratching the skin. I used the Hydrocortisone 2.5% along with Clindamycin Lotion 1%. I discontinued the Hydrocortisone after 4 days.

Can staph spread from a leg wound to the scalp?

Posted 14 hours ago by Lin_Z_Rae 1 answer

I was recently diagnosed with recurring blood clots in legs, and last week a wound care center confirmed that a round red blister on my lower leg is infected by Staph. At the same time, my head started developing bumps and itching like crazy, but I didn't make the connection. Assumed it was ...

New daily headache for over two weeks?

Posted 14 days ago by Eleanore B 3 answers

Has anyone experienced this? At first I thought it was due to recently recovering from the flu but that was a month ago. I started with soreness and pain on scalp at top of head. My neck, which has given me problems for years, hurts as well. Each day, I awaken with slight headache which may subside ...

Clotrimazole - can this cream be used for scalp itch?

Posted 3 days ago by goodtime 3 0 answers

will it affect my hair break

Giant Cell Arteritis - 4 months ago out of nowhere I started having daily headaches. They got?

Posted 28 Jan 2017 by juliab13 3 answers

... worse, and now are disabling. Mostly on left side, but also forehead and back of head. Jaw pain, fatigue, depression, and a little scalp tenderness (but that may be just because of headache.) My GP is looking into GCA. Question - I have bulging temporal arteries when I am in a bad headache, ...

Elocon - Why after a least two years of using Elocon scalp lotion my scalp is still red and itches

Posted 20 days ago by e brawn 1 answer

My baldness is becoming worse. I am also taking 200 mg twice a day of hydroxychloroquine .

Has anyone had scalp psoriasis worsen after a break in taking Otezla?

Posted 18 days ago by Flakyscalp 0 answers

I had great results with Otezla for almost a year - scalp psoriasis completely cleared -- then due to insurance I had to stop it and switch to Humera. The Humera didn't work and my p returned with a vengeance. After 2 months on Humera my Dermatoligist put me back on Otezla via the bridge ...

Are there any alternatives to clobetasol propionate?

Posted 10 Jan 2017 by Fogz3 1 answer

I have bad scaly skin on my scalp that I was diagnosed with severe seborrheic dermatitis and this clobetasol propionate shampoo that I was prescribed was finally the first thing to ever work and clear my scalp up. But I have new insurance now and it is no longer covered and cost over $300. Are ...

How do I get shampoo to my scalp?

Posted 22 Jan 2017 by Djd79nc 1 answer

I have below the shoulder length hair, very fine strands but very full head of hair and easily tangled. I have tried going at my head every way I can think of to try to get the medicated shampoo on my scalp where it's needed. I just end up basically rubbing hair on more hair (like folded over ...

Zyclara - Can I keep my head covered during the daytime to hide the ugly stuff?

Posted 8 Dec 2016 by JerryNYC 0 answers

I am a healthy 73 year old male with thinning hair and have pre-cancer areas on my scalp and hair line. I'm on day 11. It's itching, red and blistery but no open sores. No other symptoms. Should I use some salve during the day to relieve the itching? Would love to cover it.

After applying Efudex to the scalp, how soon is it absorbed so that I can wash the scalp?

Posted 15 Nov 2016 by jorgehp 0 answers

I want to get the maximum effect without losing any benefit.

Head and Neck Cancer - Son-in-law has had 2 treatments - will have 3rd this week. The small lump?

Posted 28 Nov 2016 by Worriedmom12 0 answers

... under his scalp has developed into a large, nasty, inflamed lump since starting the treatments. Is this normal? Had first melanoma surgically removed. This one (the second melanoma) developed right next to the incision from the removal of the first melanoma. Decided to have Keytruda treatments ...

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