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Nystatin Allergy (Overview)

Nystatin is an antifungal medication. Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substance that are harmless to most. Reactions may be mild to severe. For possible adverse reactions see: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/nystatin-side-effects.html


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Fluconazole allergic reaction?

Fluconazole allergic reaction?

Skin usually: Adverse reactions to Fluconazole are uncommon but can manifest in various ways, but usually involve skin reactions including mucus membranes like oral ulcers. Other organ systems that can be affected include nervous, heart, muscle, eye and kidney. I just saw a young lady with second episode of severe mouth and vaginal symptoms after Diflucan (fluconazole) dose. It happens. ...Read more

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Nystatin Allergy (Overview)

Nystatin is an antifungal medication. Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substance that are harmless to most. Reactions may be mild to severe. For possible adverse reactions see: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/nystatin-side-effects.html


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I'm allergic to Erythromycin-anaphylaxis Clindamycin- anaphylaxis Bactrim- rash Sulfa drugs- rash can I use polymyxin b sulfate eye drops?

I'm allergic to Erythromycin-anaphylaxis 
Clindamycin- anaphylaxis
Bactrim- rash
Sulfa drugs- rash can I use polymyxin b sulfate eye drops?

Yes: Polymyxin is an effective anti-bacterial. You could use it without the allergies popping up as it has with others. However: are you sure you need this drop? It seems as if you are using an antibiotic for every eye inflammation, most of which are probably not bacterial. And in so doing you have sensitized yourself to antibiotics that you might need for an actual infection. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
once
Avoid the offending agent (s)
once
Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
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Will nystatin cure an anal yeast infection? And what are symptoms of a anal yeast infection

Will nystatin cure an anal yeast infection? And what are symptoms of a anal yeast infection

Oral Nystatin: Oral Nystatin will kill the yeast living in your digestive system and that recontaminates the affected area. Probiotics, yogurt & acidophilus milk will provide bacteria to help restore microbiological balance to the gut. If this doesn't work it may be time to see a physician to check your immune system. ...Read more

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Erythromycin allergy symptoms?

Erythromycin allergy symptoms?

The usual culprits: The causes of allergy are many but the symptoms are predictable & limited. Hives, swelling of hands, feet, eyelids & lips called angioedema, breathing issues due to windpipe swelling or asthma & GI symptoms like nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain & diarrhea. Since Erythromycin commonly causes GI symptoms it's hard to tell if this is allergy or intolerance when skin or breathing symptoms are absent. ...Read more

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2 weeks clotrimazole /2 weeks nystatin/triamcinolone for red itchy inflamed dark patch on scrotum only. Not cured.Candida spit test some positive signs?

2 weeks clotrimazole /2 weeks nystatin/triamcinolone for red itchy inflamed  dark  patch on scrotum only. Not cured.Candida spit test  some positive signs?

Can take longer: A fungal infection using topicals can take up to 4 weeks. You could have a superimposed bacterial infection. If fungal oral Diflucan (fluconazole) at 200mg every other day for 5 doses mat hasten recovery but you may need abx and evaluation. A good gp should be able to help. ...Read more

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Eczema food allergies mistaken for ring worm?

Eczema food allergies mistaken for ring worm?

possibly: The distribution pattern for eczema is fairly predictable, while "ring worm" which is a superficial fungus infection can occur anywhere on the body including scalp, beard, trunk, groin, foot. Both rashes can be itchy, but eczema is really itchy. Eczema responds well to cortisone creams/ointments, while cortisone can potentially worsen ringworm. Doc can scrape the lesion and culture for fungus. ...Read more

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Male yeast infection diagnosed , used nystatin and flucanzole once, symptoms when away, stopped the cream two days after, and now redness is back ?

Male yeast infection diagnosed , used nystatin and flucanzole once, symptoms when away, stopped the cream two days after, and now redness is back ?

Reinfection: Sometimes when an infection is treated reinfection occurs because the partner is not treated. This can be fixed by communicating with your partner so all persons involved are treated. ...Read more

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Nystatin for ringworm?

Nystatin for ringworm?

See below: Should work, though less toxic antifungals are available. ...Read more

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If i've conjunctivitis allergy, can it heal by allergy injection therapy ?Tried allergy meds : allegysal, patanol (olopatadine) and avil, Claritin loratadine, please help

If i've conjunctivitis allergy, can it heal by allergy injection therapy ?Tried allergy meds : allegysal, patanol (olopatadine) and avil, Claritin loratadine, please help

Yes: Treatment of allergic conjunctivitis starts with eliminating or avoiding the allergen as well as rinsing the allergen from your eyes with plain water (reduces the allergen load). Allergy shots can help as can oral allergy meds. There are eye drops that help a great deal also. Steroid eye drops are very effective but are not used long term due to risk of glaucoma and cataract. ...Read more

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What cream is better for angular chilitis nystatin or ketoconazole...?

What cream is better for angular chilitis nystatin or ketoconazole...?

Both worked well: Both of these medications have anti-yeast properties and both should help with appropriate use. If one of these is in an ointment form, that is usually less irritating if there are any cracks in the skin. ...Read more

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Does a herxheimer reaction to nystatin confirm a gastrointestinal yeast overgrowth? Was on doxy for 5 mo. Sick ever since. All other tests negative.

Does a herxheimer reaction to nystatin confirm a gastrointestinal yeast overgrowth? Was on doxy for 5 mo. Sick ever since. All other tests negative.

Jarisch-Herxheimer: Herxheimer reaction to GI yeast? I think the term is being used entirely out of its context. I think you should see a board certified gastroenterologist to help you get to a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) cream treat poison ivy?

Does cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) cream treat poison ivy?

It can: Some people have such a mild or no reaction that they need nothing at all. Some people have more itching and cortisone cream can really help but it shouldn't be used more than a week or two. Some people have such a bad reaction they need oral cortisone or even iv! ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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Mycostatin (Definition)

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