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How do you use clobetasol propionate on your scalp?

Does clobetasol propionate topical solution help hair grow back?

I have eczema of the scalp with some hair loss. My doctor prescribed clobetasol propionate topical solution 0.05% to use twice a day. I forgot to ask him this question.

PHN on scalp causes severe itching resulting in sores that never heal?

I am a 53 year old white female. I was diagnosed with shingles Oct 5, 2012 on forehead and scalp; left eye swollen hideously. I was put on acyclovir and a round of steroids prescribed by ER physician. The actual crusting and healing of those lesions occurred within 3-4 weeks. After that I itched so... read more

Are there any alternatives to clobetasol propionate?

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... read more

Can I use fluocinonide and castor oil for hair regrowth?

I am a 20 year old female suffering from thinning hair. My dermatologist prescribed me fluocinonide topical solution 0.05% to calm my itchy dry scalp. This is my second day using fluocinonide and a lot of my hair sheds when I run my fingers through my hair.. Will castor oil help if I apply it after... read more

What can I expect as a side affect when I stop taking Premarin?

I began taking Premarin .03mg about a year or so ago. I did not know a side affect is loss of hair from the scalp. I am 80 years old and would like to stop now. I have lost a great deal of hair.

Can I use Hydrocortisone Cream 2.5% on my scalp?

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.

Persisting Pain, Shingles - How long after starting treatment with Valtrex can I expect to see an?

How long before I can expect an improvement from scalp and eye shingles please? Have had migraine like pain for 3 days and been treated for same, then got a burning pain last night if I touched the area of the migraine. GP diagnosed early shingles this morning, and the rash is starting to come out... read more

I have used Clobetasol for my itchy scalp but will it help for major hair loss?

I am a 62 year old female and I have been reduced to being so uncomfortable because of losing at least 50% of my hair in the last 5 months that I have become a hermit. Just before this hair loss started I did use Methotrexate and Prednisone for inflammatory arthritis for 5 months. Could these... read more

Clobetasol - How do I apply this solution to my whole scalp?

I have a really long hair and I have a lot of it. I am not sure how to apply this Clobetasol solution to my scalp since it is almost my whole scalp that has red psoriasis spots. It says apply a few drops to the affected area, but it is my whole scalp and I just don't want to overdose this... read more

Has anyone experiened hair loss on spironolactone?

Hi, I was on spiro for acne for almost 10 months, it did wonders for my skin but I noticed that after 2 or 3 months my scalp was really itchy and hair was shedding everywhere! It never slowed down so I quit last month but I am still shedding. Has anyone been through anything similar? Would really... read more

Is clobetasol propionate safe to use if you have herpes?

I am unsure if I have herpes as I haven’t been tested yet but I received clobetasol propionate for scalp treatment. Is it safe to use it anyways?

Ketoconazole - how long does it take for the shampoo to clear the rash or fungus up?

apply ketoconazole 2% shampoo everytime i shower, just started using it 2 weeks ago. first noticed it when i had mohs surgery performed for the remove of carcinoma on my scalp.

Can I wash my hair with dermol cream?

I have very dry itchy skin and scalp and would like to know if I can use dermol cream on my scalp and hair please?.

Permethrin - How do I know if the cream has worked?

I used the cream (2 applications 7 days apart) skin dried out and most of it cleared up but I'm still feeling my scalp (which I was told not to use the cream on) is still itching all day/night and my arm & neck are raw/red/bumpy. Still feel like things are crawling on me & have both... read more

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