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Will nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream help with ringworm

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Other choices: Actually Nystatin isn't the best choice against ringworm. Better choices are other anti-fungal creams like clotrimazole, Miconazole and ketoconazole. ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jill Butler
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Administration: Please ask the administrators how this can be arranged.
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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 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
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
The nystatin is not: Absorbed so not an issue. How much steroid cream did he ingest? But likely not a problem. Keep better care of your meds.
A female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
It: Will reduce the inflammation or bump.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
5 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Nystatin is used to treat fungal infections. Triamcinolone is topical steroid, which is used to treat eczema or allergic contact dermatitis type react ... Read More
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 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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