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Does clotrimazole work for seboherric dermatitis?

I have a condition of seboherric dermatitis on my face. I’ve used steroids like desonide and elidel topical solutions before on my face. They worked fine, but dependency on the medicine increased(condition coming back when I stop using them). Recently, I got to know that clotrimazole is a good non-steroid alternative and started applying Clotrimazole 1% cream. It’s been more than 10 days I’ve been using this cream(twice a day) and it doesn’t seem to help(Desonide or Elidel helped in lesser time). So I wanted to know if clotrimazole 1% really helps treat seboherric dermatitis?
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Hello and welcome to the forum. Thank you for the question and we are happy to try to help.  Have you visited a dermatologist? That is always best.  Clotrimazole at 1% has a satisfaction rate for about half of its users.  So, your odds are pretty good it will work.  However, there is also clotrimazole 2% as another option.

Normally it takes 7 days to begin to see any improvement and I'd try it for a full two weeks to determine.  

Another option is ketoconazole that can be prescribed to you.  

Let us know how it goes.
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