Betamethasone skin treatments are used to treat itching, swollen and irritated skin. They can help with conditions such as eczema, contact dermatitis and psoriasis. Betamethasone skin treatments are available on prescription only.
Can steroid cream make fungal infection worse?
Steroid creams can be helpful for some skin problems and can even temporarily reduce ringworm symptoms like itching and redness, but they dont kill the fungus that causes ringworm. Steroid creams also can make ringworm worse because they weaken the skins defenses.
How does betamethasone work?
Betamethasone skin treatments work on your skins cells to stop these chemicals being released. This reduces any swelling, redness and itching. When will my skin get better? Your skin should start to get better after using betamethasone for a few days.