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what are nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide creams typically prescribed for

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
50 years experience Dermatology
See below: This combination may be prescribed when the physician is not sure whether he is dealing with a yeast infection (treated by nystatin), or a non-infecti ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Schermer
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Soon: The anus heals relatively fast but it may take several more days. Use stool softeners/metamucil to keep your bowel movements as soft as possible. Al ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Not to worry: It is very unlikely for your child to develop any serious side effect.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: They are not effective.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
The clotrimazole: Is an anti-fungal; betamethasonce a glucocorticoid that suppresses immune response, and inflammatory cells and that actually makes the infection worse ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Topical cream: They are topical cream to treat some skin rashes suspected of having fungal and bacteria infections.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
To treat fungus.: Both are antifungals and are used to treat athlete's foot and other fungual and superficial infections.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Do not use: Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) is a mixture cream which is not used by dermatologists very often. It is a combination of an antifunga and ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Zovirax (acyclovir): However systemic or internal treatment is a better choice because the virus is under the skin in the nerve root. Zovirax, Famvir or Valtrex (valacyclo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: The triamcinolone will not help. The Nystatin will. You can also use otc lamisil (terbinafine).
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience Dermatology
Phimosis: Topical steroids are probably harmless in the treatment of phimosis but these agents have very little usefulness in this condition.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Topical Coricosteroi: Amcinonide cream is a topical corticosteroid that can help reduce inflammation & irritation of skin.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
No : Beclomethasone is a steroid ; Clotrimazole is an antifungal and neither will treat acne. Neosporin is a topical antibiotic but is not commonly used to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
51 years experience Rheumatology
Hemarroids: For hemarroids low potency steroid ointment such as Hydrocortisone 1% or 2% is used to reduce inflammation and swelling die to inflammation.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Bendezu
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and no: Yes, that is a steroid cream and no, i would not recommend you use it on your face without seeing someone. Steroid creams should only be used on your ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Fungal infections: This combination of medicines (lotrisone) is used for the treatment of superficial fungal infections. It is best to have had some test to prove a fun ... Read More
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Eczema: If you have eczema, antifungals will not help your rash.A steroid cream like betamerhasone should be sufficient
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Way too many things: This is a sore point among dermatologists. Clotrimazole is an antifungal, Betamethasone is an anti-inflammatory; so the combination cream is used by m ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
No: These creams are not for std's. They are generally used for fungal infections and or rashes that cause itching.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fungal types: This medication is an antifungal and anti-inflammatory cream used to treat fungal type of vulvitis. In other words, to treat the yeast on the skin of ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No there is none: It is a mid potency cream and there is ni equivalent cream over the counter non prescription.
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No. Econazole is: antifungal while triamcinolone is anti-inflammatory. They are 2 very different drugs.

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