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clotrimazole vaginal cream medication

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Ann Roberts
41 years experience Gynecology
With applicator: There should be a syringe-like applicator with the cream. It is filled and inserted all the way to the top of the vagina (usually at bedtime), then t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
Vaginal applicator: Generally medications placed vaginally (e.g. Anti-fungals, Premarin (conjugated estrogens) cream...) come with a 'vaginal applicator'. The applicator ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal itching: For this 31yo female with persistent vaginal itching and pain with intercourse after treatment with clotrimazole. You will need a clinic visit to be c ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Fungal infection: Yes, you can use this, but it will only work if the itching is due to fungal infection and the particular fungus is sensitive to clotrimazole.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Clotrimazole is anti-fungal. It generally doesn't do much for bacterial infections.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
No.: Is is not antibacterial or protazoal. It is an antifungal agent to treat fungal/yeast infections.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Allergy?: You may be having a reaction to clotrimazole, either allergic or direct toxicity to tissues. Would try stopping this and see what happens. If this con ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Daniel Beukes
Specializes in
Yes: it is safe but if unprotected intercourse screen for STI and of course HIV. If in single sexual relationship ask about symptoms in partner.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
No harm: Clotrimazole cream is not absorbed and so will not affect your fetus. It acts locally to treat the fungal infection
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Check with your OB about all symptoms.
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