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Doctor insights on: Can Lotrimin Be Used For Yeast Infection

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Will lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra cure male yeast infection?

Will lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra cure male yeast infection?

Yes it will: Yes it will cure it and is often prescribed for male yeast infection. ...Read more

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How long will it take lotrimin (clotrimazole) to kill a yeast infection?

Clotrimazole Vaginal: Cream a yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment such as gyne lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. ...Read more

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Lotrimin (clotrimazole) on a bleeding yeast infection on a baby, is that okay?

Lotrimin (clotrimazole) on a bleeding yeast infection on a baby, is that okay?

Bleeding rash?: Candida usually causes a red, 'heaped up' skin rash with 'satellite' lesions. If there is bleeding associated with this rash, especially involving a baby, it needs to be seen and evaluated to assure that it is not a poly-microbial infection, allergic reaction or combination or the above with chemical irritation from urine. Call your pediatrician for assessment and or examination of the rash. ...Read more

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When should I start getting relief from yeast infection? I'm already on my third day of Gyne Lotrimin (clotrimazole).

When should I start getting relief from yeast infection? I'm already on my third day of Gyne Lotrimin (clotrimazole).

By now: Usually you should have some relief by day 3. You should see your doctor to make sure it is a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Used lotrimin (clotrimazole) af to treat possible penile yeast infection and now I have severe pain during urination?

Used lotrimin (clotrimazole) af to treat possible penile yeast infection and now I have severe pain during urination?

Exam needed: There are several possible causes for your symptoms, including STD. You will need to see a health care provider for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Our 14 month old has yeast infection. We are using lotrimin (clotrimazole) and triple paste and changing diaper frequently. The back iscleared now. Any other tips?

Our 14 month old has yeast infection. We are using lotrimin (clotrimazole) and triple paste and changing diaper frequently. The back iscleared now. Any other tips?

Yeast infection: It's possible that the yeast infection is also present in the mouth. Not treating it will cause recurrent yeast infection I n the diaper area. Wash your toddler's hands frequently after crawling on the floor. Make sure nobody's fingers are inserted to his mouth. Wash/sterilize binkies/pacifiers daily (including bottle nipples). ...Read more

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I switched back to Gyne Lotrimin (clotrimazole) to treat vaginal yeast infection because Monistat almost killed me! I had serious side effects from it.?

I switched back to Gyne Lotrimin (clotrimazole) to treat vaginal yeast infection because Monistat almost killed me! I had serious side effects from it.?

Is there a question?: All medicines may have side effects. Common side effects of Monistat include headache, burning/itching/pain in the vagina or urinary opening, or lower abdominal cramps. If Gyne-Lotrimin works better for you and Monistat caused problems...avoiding Monistat is a good decision. ...Read more

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Lotrimin ultra antifungal cream with butenafine hydrochloride OR lotrimin antifungal cream with clotrimazole to cure male yeast infection?

Lotrimin ultra antifungal cream with butenafine hydrochloride OR lotrimin antifungal cream with clotrimazole to cure male yeast infection?

Both are effective: Both products are antifungals. Though chemically different, they are both FDA approved and prescribed to treat "jock itch" and "athlete's foot". ...Read more

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Clotrimazole for yeast infection, is this okay?

Yes.: Clotrimazole is an antifungal medication, and it can be used to treat a 'yeast' infection. This drug is the active ingredient in 'lotrimin'. It should not be used by anyone with an allergy to the drug. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Clotrimazole (Definition)

Clotrimazole is a mouth/lip preparation which is a kind of ...Read more