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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 more
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'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?
Presence or absence: Presence or absence of Socks does not matter. Apply as directed. ...Read more
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?
How do I cure a yeast infection when I am allergic to the over-the-counter drugs like Monistat and gynelotrimin (clotrimazole)?
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
2 weeks: I think 2 weeks of applying the medication would be a fair time frame. Keep in mind not all medication works on all coonditions and sometimes you may have to switch to a different medication. On the feet, you can try applying a mositurizer first as the skin on the bottom of the foot is thicker and tis will soften to allow better penetration of the antifungal. ...Read more
Yes: They are 2 different anti-fungal medications.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: You can use them together without a problem. ...Read more
I've been using lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra everynight for a month, why do my balls still itch?
Wrong diagnosis?: Fungal infections usually affect the groin, especialking he skini of the upper thighs, not the scrotum itself. Itching of the scrotum is more often due to excessive attention: too much washing or too much itching. The answer may be to leave your balls alone for awhile. ...Read more