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My wife is pregnant. 8 weeks. Can she use some antifungal ointment with bethametasone and miconazole? In case she couldn't what do you suggest?

My wife is pregnant. 8 weeks. Can she use some antifungal ointment with bethametasone and miconazole? In case she couldn't what do you suggest?

Meds in pregnancy: Three issues here.
1. All medications to be used during pregnancy should be checked with ob/gyn.
2. There are antifungal topical prescription medications that are pregnancy category b, meaning it's ok to use during pregnancy if needed.
3. Combination steroid-antifungal creams don't work. Usually have strong steroid & weak antifungal and can make fungal infections worse. Please see dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is my skin rash and how do I treat it? I have a rash on my wrist that appeared a week or so ago. I have tried antifungal cream and triple antibiotic ointment. It itches like crazy and I can't stop scratching. At it's worst the rash was cracked and

What is my skin rash and how do I treat it? I have a rash on my wrist that appeared a week or so ago. I have tried antifungal cream and triple antibiotic ointment. It itches like crazy and I can't stop scratching. At it's worst the rash was cracked and

There: There are several possibilities including psoriasis, eczema, lichen planus, and skin allergy. I would recommend that you only use a gentle cleanser when cleaning your hands (like cerave or cetaphil), and use a moisturizer cream such as aquaphor, cetaphil, eucerin, or cetaphil cream twice daily. If not better after a week or so, consider a trip to a dermatologist who can make an accurate diagnosis and formulate a good treatment plan for you. You might need a steroid cream/ointment to clear this up. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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I have a rash on inside of elbow that appeared a week ago. Itchy in the morning and just before bedtime. Used an antifungal ointment but isn't working?

I have a rash on inside of elbow that appeared a week ago. Itchy in the morning and just before bedtime. Used an antifungal ointment but isn't working?

Irritant Dermatitis: Irritant contact dermatitis accounts for 80% of all contact dermatitis reactions. It occurs when the skin comes in contact with a substance that acts as an irritant. Even though over 2800 substances have been identified as irritants, almost any substance under the right circumstances can act as an irritant. Treatment is with prescription cortisone cream. ...Read more

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Can I get some relife by antifungal ointment in genital herpes?

Can I get some relife by antifungal ointment in genital herpes?

Genital Herpes: No. Genital herpes can be itchy or painful. Anti-fungal medication would not treat either. You would be better off with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other anti-itch lotion or cream. ...Read more

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Is it common to have a fungal infection on your hands that lasts more than 2 weeks after treatment with antifungal ointment?

Is it common to have a fungal infection on your hands that lasts more than 2 weeks after treatment with antifungal ointment?

Fungus.: Yes. Your description lacks details. But if skin only. May take 6 weeks or longer. If nails involved different story. And must be sure diagnosis is correct. Discuss this wtreating dr. ...Read more

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Very sore, weepy area in upper butt crack, prior to seeing doc should I treat with antifungal or antibiotic ointment? Or both? Scratched=worse now.

Very sore, weepy area in upper butt crack, prior to seeing doc should I treat with antifungal or antibiotic ointment? Or both? Scratched=worse now.

See your doctor: Sounds like it could be infected which would need antibiotics, but could also be secondary to a fungal infection, so seeing your doctor for a definitive diagnosis is best. ...Read more

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Are antifungal and antibacterial properties both found in sebum?

Are antifungal and antibacterial properties both found in sebum?

Yes, a little: Yes there are weak antifungal and antibacterial properties in sebum. ...Read more

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Any otc shampoo that is both antifungal and antibacterial?

Any otc shampoo that is both antifungal and antibacterial?

OTC Shampoo: Healthy Hair Plus - Anti Fungal Shampoo

From what I understand is a very effective preparation.
Most are sold separately, one for treatment of bacterial and the other for fungal infections.
The mixed combination is usually for pets. ...Read more

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What are some good antibacterial and antifungal facial cleanser?

What are some good antibacterial and antifungal facial cleanser?

Tea tree oil: Hibiclens may still be available, but there are products with "tea tree oil" at health food stores. It has natural antibacterial and antifungal properties. It can also be bought as the oil and applied sparingly. ...Read more

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Please tell me can face warts be removed by antifungal/antibacterial creams?

Please tell me can face warts be removed by antifungal/antibacterial creams?

No: Warts are caused by a virus. Creams or pills for bacteria or fungus or yeast are of no value.
Warts on the face are not uncommon, and the wrong treatment can cause them to spread. Over the counter (non prescription) wart treatments can scar your face...DO NOT USE THEM. See a dermatologist, an expert skin doctor, for correct treatment. ...Read more

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I have a rash between my breast raised itchy very itchy I have tried antifungal antibacterial cream no help itss been 5 days?

I have a rash between my breast raised itchy very itchy I have tried antifungal antibacterial cream no help itss been 5 days?

Consult a doctor.: A rash like that may not be anything bad... but you have tried two modalities of treatment with no results. It is good to see a doctor who will identify the rash and treat it appropriately. Sometimes it could be an allergic rash and needs a different way to address that.

Good lucj. ...Read more

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I have been having irritation around my nose and on my nose itself...it itches me and its fairer than my face...i suspected eczema so in tried all sort of antifungal and antibacterial tube creams but its not working instead its spreading?

I have been having irritation around my nose and on my nose itself...it itches me and its fairer than my face...i suspected eczema so in tried all sort of antifungal and antibacterial tube creams but its not working instead its spreading?

Can you see a dermat: Can you see a dermatologist? First stop experimenting. The "antifungal" and "antibacterial" creams which you fail to identify may be irritating and probably cause allergic reactions. These will itch. The more you use them the worse you will get. Prolonged inflammation may cause loss of pigment. You might try hydrocortisone cream, but the most important thing is to STOP EXPERIMENTING. ...Read more

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Went to the doctor and he gave me metronidazole (anti fungal) tablets, and another antifungal cream and an antibacterial douche and nothing seems to help. What should I do?

Went to the doctor and he gave me metronidazole (anti fungal) tablets, and another antifungal cream and an antibacterial douche and nothing seems to help. What should I do?

Vinegar sitz baths: Try taking sits baths with 4-5 tablespoons of white vinegar to the water several times a day the vinegar serves as antibacterial agent. ...Read more

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I have had a fever blister for 2 months will not go away! I have had 2 rounds of valtrex, alcivior now taking topical ointment, not sure why he prescribed one for antifungus nitrate cream, also I have type 1 herpes. And have used countless over the coun

I have had a fever blister for 2 months will not go away! I have had 2 rounds of valtrex, alcivior now taking topical ointment, not sure why he prescribed one for antifungus nitrate cream, also I have type 1 herpes. And have used countless over the coun

I: I would question whether this is a fever blister given that it has been present for 2 months. Perhaps it is a condition called perleche? I would recommend you see a dermatologist who can examine the area, possible perform a bacterial or viral culture, and give a recommendation. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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What would happen if you take antifungal tablets and don't need them?

If one, nothing: If you take one antifungal tablet, and you truly did not need it, nothing will happen. Of course, if you exceed the recommend dosage, that could be harmful. ...Read more

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What happens if you use antifungal on a rash that isn't ringworm?

What happens if you use antifungal on a rash that isn't ringworm?

Nothing: The only benefit would be the moisturizing effect of the cream if your skin is dry. It won't be harmful. ...Read more

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Is cortizone10 an antifungal ceam?

Is cortizone10 an antifungal ceam?

No: No, it is antiinflammatory drug which could make infection worse. It is used mainly for itching, swelling and redness associated with noninfectious issues. ...Read more

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Describe the features of an antifungal.?

Describe the features of an antifungal.?

Medication: An antifungal is a medication to treat fungal infections (yeast infections). They can be creams, powders, pills, capsules, or injections. ...Read more

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What is the strongest systemic antifungal?

What is the strongest systemic antifungal?

Amphotericin B: Different antifungals are used for different fungal infections. The more potent may cause the worse side-effects. So for antifungals more potent is not necessarily better. Simple antifungals for simple infections, stronger and potentially more dangerous antifungals for life threatening infections. ...Read more

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What do you think about an antifungal diet?

What do you think about an antifungal diet?

Antifungal diet?: There is no documented evidence that the so-called yeast theory carries any validity. Yeasts are an invariable part of our intestinal flora and diets designed to eliminate these are not likely to help anything but the wallets of those selling them. ...Read more

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Will it go away on it's own or do I need antifungal drugs?

Using this site: To get the most from this site you need to give background information on an issue and then ask a related question. Since you didn't provide any indication about what you are treating, no answer is possible. You are welcome to start over, Your posts are not linked, so each must be complete. ...Read more

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Advice on persistent thrash, even after taking antifungal drugs?

Advice on persistent thrash, even after taking antifungal drugs?

Thrush: Thrush is a yeast infection which although quite common, is transient in most cases. Often, we see it not only in the mouth in antibiotic takers, but at the corners of the mouth in patients who have certain jaw structures. Be aware however that it can be this symptom of many other conditions including immune suppression. Be sure to check with your dermatologist or infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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For those people who are hooked up to an IV antifungal what do they eat?

For those people who are hooked up to an IV antifungal what do they eat?

Nutritious food: There are different kinds of antifungal medications - so in some ways it's hard to answer this question exactly. There shouldn't be any major restrictions or avoidances with the majority of the antifungal medication class. I wonder more if whatever disease you're being treated for would be the limiting process - such as trouble swallowing or malnourishment. A nutritionist may be able to help you. ...Read more

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Can cortizone10 be used as an antifungal cream?

Can cortizone10 be used as an antifungal cream?

Steroid cream: No, cortisone 10 is a low potency over the counter 1% hydrocortisone cream. It has no anti fungal properties. It may make some fungal infections initially better because it will decrease some inflammation and itch but shouldn't be used for more than 2 weeks without the direction of a physician. ...Read more