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Dermal atrophy

Patient: What are the chances of atrophy when using topical betamethasone valerate cream 0.1% in quite large amounts (maybe double dose) on genital area once or twice a week for a few months, whilst on GnRH-A therapy?

 

 

Symptoms: irritation (especially after friction), soreness, urinary frequency, occasional short stabbing aches (usually unilateral)

 

 

Doctor:

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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