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Clotrimazole Af Medication
Lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra: can be purchased OTC.Get a more detailed answer ›
I think my son has ringworm and now I have a small one on my face. Can you prescribe medication. We have been already using lotrimin (clotrimazole) but need stronger?
Two issues: The public HT site does not offer diagnosis and or treatment.If you can find a HT prime doc that will accept you, some of those services are possible.Read the site info. If your assumption is correct, lotrimin (clotrimazole) applied twice a day is adequate for ringworm, but may require more than a week to see any change. Treatments for ringworm will not help a skin problem caused by something else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have tinea pedis on one foot. I apply Clotrimazole. Use the same sandals, even if I applied the medication and wear the same sandals does it reinfect?
Low but real risk: With sandals, there is a small but present risk of reinfection from wearing them. Because they are so open to air, the risk is much less than say, tennis shoes, where fungal spores are much more apt to thrive in the dark and moist environment. ...Read more
I have a yeast infection on my buttocks. I have used clotrimazole 1% cream but the rash is worse. Is there an alternative cream or oral medication?
I've got pid, just finished medication. Now I have thrush, inserted a clotrimazole pessary last night now have heavy bleeding & cramps?
I have an infection of tinea pedis on my left foot. I have Clotrimazole as prescription. Should I wear socks after applying the medication?
My sister stopped taking beta micoter (clotrimazole&betameth.) when the symptoms of tinea pedis stopped now she can use the same or more potent drug?
Hi, I inserted a clotrimazole halfway into my vagina rather than all the way in because I'm a virgin and it hurt. Does this stop the drug's effectiven?
How do I cure a yeast infection when I am allergic to the over-the-counter drugs like Monistat and gynelotrimin (clotrimazole)?
Other medications!: Good morning, there are other medications such as Diflucan (fluconazole) that are prescribed by physicians if there is evidence of infection by yeast. Allergy to Monistat is very rare, but possible. Please visit your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and seek treatment if needed. ...Read more
On clotrimazole for 3 weeks. Some improvement in tongue. Blood tests fine. Nonsmoker. Would different drug be better for oral thrush.
I was ttc and I used lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream groin area 3days before ttc. If pregnant will it hurt baby since its a category c drug? How long is it in body?
Depends: It depends on what you are treating. Common concentrations of topical preparations are 1% and 2%. The lower dose is recommended for tinea infection while the higher strength is recommended for candidiasis. Ask your doctor or pharmacist to recommend the strength appropriate for your condition. Good luck! ...Read more
Fungal Infection: Clotrimazole is an antifungal agent that will only help to treat your barber's itch if you have a super infection with fungus. Ordinarily barber's itch is an inflammatory reaction caused by the misdirected growth of hairs between the skin layers due to shaving/plucking/waxing. Medications generally will not help. ...Read more
You could: but they are both anti fungal creams, so I'm not sure what extra benefit you would obtain. ...Read more
Topical creams: Tolnafate is a topical steroid - betamethasone - and clotrimazole is a topical antifungal cream. They have different applications, though sometimes topical steroids are used in combination with topical antifungals. You should discuss with your provider or a dermatologist. ...Read more