A 44-year-old member asked:
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What is clotrimazole cream generally used for?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Fungus/yeast: The only conditions treated with clotrimazole cream are infections with yeasts or other fungi. There are vaginal products for vaginal yeast infections, and creams to use on rashes caused by fungi, such as ringworm.
Answered on Mar 31, 2016

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A 36-year-old female asked:
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Maybe OK, but why?: The skin (non-vaginal) cream might work, but can't be guarantteed; I'm sure the manufacturer never studied it for vaginal yeast. And you'd need to use ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
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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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