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Will triamcinolone acetonide cream treat ringworm

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Helps with itching: Triamcinolone=steroid is sometime combined with antifungal cream to help with severe itching/irritation (inflammation). Steroid itself does not treat ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
Pulmonology 45 years experience
Yes it can: Nystatin alone is good enough but sometimes thwere is dermatitis alog with so combination is good choice.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 32 years experience
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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Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology 16 years experience
No: They are terrible actually. Nystatin is an antifungal medicine, but is not effective against ringworm. Triamcinolone is a topical steroid that will ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
No: No it will not. Do not use it for this problem.
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A member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
No: But you probably have umbilical seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. It will be very effective for these.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
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
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
No: They are not effective.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
No: It is a steroid cream not an antifungal. Also, steroid creams should be used judiciously as they do carry side effects and hence should not be used in... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Genital itching,redn: Associated redness raises suspicion of a yeast infection which can be passed back and forth between sexual partners. Sometimes the cause is recurrent ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
NOT GOOD IDEA: Tinea versicolor needs to be treated with more effective antifungal lotion by local application and rarely combining with oral antifungal agents we c... Read More
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