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Safe to use antifungal cream while pregnant?

Safe to use antifungal cream while pregnant?

Generally yes: But before responding definitively would need to know what cream you are using, how often and where and with what dosages. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is antifungal cream safe in pregnancy?

Is antifungal cream safe in pregnancy?

YES: They are ok to use and usually fix the problem if you are itching a lot in the vagina. If it doesn't work you need to be seen. ...Read more

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I had sex with my pregnant wife after applying fourderm antifungal cream to my penis. Help me?

I had sex with my pregnant wife after applying fourderm antifungal cream to my penis. Help me?

Do nothing for now..: How many months of pregnancy does your wife has now? The sensitive time of any medication which may affect fetal formation is the first trimester, that is, about the first 3 months. However, in reality, one-time use as described is very unlikely to have significant effect on the fetus. So, don't reuse with no worry then.

And are you circumcised? If not, just keep it clean and dry as usual. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use clotrimizole (antifungal cream) in the vagina in first trimester of pregnancy?

Is it safe to use clotrimizole (antifungal cream) in the vagina in first trimester of pregnancy?

Not recommended: Clotrimazole vaginal and topical preparations are fda pregnancy risk category b.Vaginal use during the 2nd and 3rd trimesters in has not resulted in any adverse effects; use in the 1st trimester has not been adequately studied and is not recommended. In animal studies, there was no fetal harm following administration of intravaginal doses up to 100 mg/kg in pregnant rats. ...Read more

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Fumgal cream is safe for pregnant?

Fumgal cream is safe for pregnant?

Anti-fungal creams: Anti-fungal creams on the skin are totally safe during pregnancy. There are some anti-yeast creams that come in form of vaginal suppositories. Those you should ask your OB about before use in pregnancy. But go ahead and treat your athlete's foot or ringworm! ...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

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What is the best antifungal cream for ringworms?

What is the best antifungal cream for ringworms?

Ask pharmacist: I am not aware of what is available in your area.
Best to ask pharmacist and get answer of what is available. ...Read more

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Antifungal drugs safe in pregnancy?

Antifungal drugs safe in pregnancy?

I would not: Recommend taking or using any medication during pregnancy that is absolutely not necessary. If a fungal infection is present and causing an issue or endangering the baby then if played by your obygyn I would use it....Otherwise would not. ...Read more

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Can a antifungal cream make hair grow?

Can a antifungal cream make hair grow?

Not that I know of: But sometimes if a fungus is present it can prevent hair from growing so, buy using antifunal cream once fungus cleared, hair may grow ...Read more

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Could I put antifungal cream on my face?

Could I put antifungal cream on my face?

Anti-fungals: Yes, it is safe to use topical anti-fungal therapies (e.g. terbinafine, ketoconazole, clotrimazole) on your face. But the real issue is making sure you actually have a diagnosis (e.g. tinea facei) that merits treatment with such agents, otherwise you may be delaying appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is ketaconazole cream safe during pregnancy?

Is ketaconazole cream safe during pregnancy?

No: Ketoconazole cream belongs to the fda pregnancy category c, which means possible adverse fetal effects based on animal studies. ...Read more

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Can I use clonea cream for thrush when pregnant?

Can I use clonea cream for thrush when pregnant?

Thrush?: Most of the time we don't use creams for thrush, which is a yeast infection of the mouth. Clotrimazole cream should be used externally (on the skin), not taken by mouth. If you mean for a vaginal yeast infection, then, yes, it is safe to use in most cases. Talk to your OB if you've got questions or concerns. If it really is thrush, you need a liquid medicine. ...Read more

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Do you need a prescription to buy antifungal cream?

Do you need a prescription to buy antifungal cream?

Occasionally: Many antifungals for the most common fungi such as those that occur on the feet are available inexpensively in most drug stores. These include nystatin, micostatin and clotrimazole. For systemic fungi or more persistent infections, you may need a prescription. ...Read more

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Does progesterone cream increase risk of pregnancy?

Does progesterone cream increase risk of pregnancy?

It depends when used: Progesterone supplementation after ovulation can increase the chance for implantation and ongoing pregnancy in women with a luteal phase deficiency (suboptimal Progesterone production). Progesterone taken prior to ovulation may cause the endometrium to become secretory and may lower the chance for conception. Progesterone cream alone should not be used for contraception. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to put antifungal cream on the anus?

Is it dangerous to put antifungal cream on the anus?

NO: Antifungal creams are recommended for external use only. If you have a fungal rash near anus, it is ok to use there. Just not inside the rectum. ...Read more

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Can I apply annovate cream for piles during pregnancy?

Can I apply annovate cream for piles during pregnancy?

Not recommended: It is pregnancy category C. Unless there are no other alternatives (prep H, anusol HC), then it is not recommended. Topical use varies from systemic use but the category does not distinguish between these. I suggest you choose another method and discuss with your OB doctor. Referral is also possible. See a colo-rectal MD after your baby is delivered. ...Read more

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Is eating butterscotch ice cream safe during pregnancy?

Reviewed this ;: Found no literature suggesting that eating butterscotch ice cream is harmful during pregnancy. Watch calorie intake. ...Read more

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Is it alright to use preparation h cream during pregnancy?

YEs: But prep h won't help other than as a lubricant. The best thing you can do during pregnancy to avoid hemorrhoid issues and constipation is to be sure you are drinking 80-100 oz of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily and put up with the frequent urination. Much better to void frequently than to have to deal with hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use vagisil anti intch cream in early pregnancy?

Is it safe to use vagisil anti intch cream in early pregnancy?

Benzocaine: Topical Benzocaine topical is in fda pregnancy category c. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. It is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefits outweigh the risks. Check with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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From which week of pregnancy I can use stretch mark removal cream??

From which week of pregnancy I can use stretch mark removal cream??

Any time: You can use lotions and creams for that purpose at any time in the pregnancy. Just make sure that you read the ingredients on the package and check with your treating OB MD about them if you are already pregnant. ...Read more

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What will happen if you put antifungal cream on skin with no fungus?

What will happen if you put antifungal cream on skin with no fungus?

Probably nothing.: This will most likely not cause any problems. Most common side effects are redness and skin irritation. Repeated application will increase chances of allergic reaction. Only use it if you need it. See a doctor if you are not sure what you have. ...Read more