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What is the definition or description of: Lotrimin allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Lotrimin allergy?

Lotrimin allergy: Lotrimin is an antifungal medication. See: https://www. Drugs. Com/cdi/lotrimin-cream. Html ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Can I use clotrimazole for barbers itch?

Can I use clotrimazole for barbers itch?

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

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What is the correct way to apply lotrimin (clotrimazole)?

What is the correct way to apply lotrimin (clotrimazole)?

Thin layer: Lotrimin (clotrimazole) is white so apply a thin layer and rub it in until the color is gone and all you see is a sheen on the skin. ...Read more

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What is better for seb derm lotrimin (clotrimazole) or lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra?

What is better for seb derm lotrimin (clotrimazole) or lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra?

Either: Either one can be used. Both of them are different low percent anti-fungals that are over the counter. However, depending on where the seborrheic dermatitis is located, different formulations might be more effective. For example, in the scalp, over the counter ketoconazole or prescription strength works well even combined with a topical corticosteroid. ...Read more

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Is clotrimazole safe during a pregnancy?

Is clotrimazole safe during a pregnancy?

Yes, it is: There is good consensus by drug information references that clotrimazole is considered to be safe during pregnancy. It has been taken by a large number of pregnant women and women of childbearing age without any harm at all to the unborn child. ...Read more

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Is clotrimazole safe to use on my penis?

Is clotrimazole safe to use on my penis?

Probably: But it's only for yeast and ringworm. How do you know you have a fungus infection? Shouldn't you ask your doctor. Also, if you have such an infection, your partner needs to be treated simultaneously. ...Read more

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Clotrimazole or tolnaftate for jock itch?

Clotrimazole or tolnaftate for jock itch?

Lamisil (terbinafine) spray/cream: Whereas the other two just keep the fungus from spreading (known as a fungualstatic medication), Lamisil (terbinafine) is actually a fungualcidal medication. Spend the extra money on Lamisil (terbinafine) and make definitive progress. ...Read more

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Can clotrimazole be used for vaginal rashes?

Can clotrimazole be used for vaginal rashes?

Only for yeast: Clotrimazole (and all drugs ending in "azole") are anti-fungal antibiotics. They only work against yeast (candida) and fungal infections. If your vaginal rash is due to yeast, clotrimazole cream probably will help, but it won't work against anything else. Some genital area rashes can be serious, so don't guess. You need to see a doctor or clinic to diagnose the rash. Good luck! ...Read more

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Clotrimazole vs miconazole, which is better?

Clotrimazole vs miconazole, which is better?

Similar antifungals: These medicines are quite similar, and often doctors use them interchangeably. The question as to 'what site' is involved may determine which product gets used. I have faith that either one would work fine for minor fungal infections. If these over the counter products don't help, then it's time to take it to the next level -call a doc. Infectious disease docs know the most about fungal infections ...Read more

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What are the uses for clotrimazole cream USP 1?

What are the uses for clotrimazole cream USP 1?

Fungal infections: This cream is used for fungal infections of the skin and sometimes in the vagina. It can also be used to treat seborrhoeic dermatitis of the face. ...Read more

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Does lotrimin (clotrimazole) cure penile fungus?

Does lotrimin (clotrimazole) cure penile fungus?

It may, but: How do you know you have a fungal infection. If any doubts, check w/your doctor. Also your sexual partner needs to be evaluated as well and treated simultaneously if indicated. ...Read more

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Can I put lotrimin (clotrimazole) on my yeast infecton?

Can I put lotrimin (clotrimazole) on my yeast infecton?

Yes.: This is an appropriate therapy. It contains clotrimazole, an antifungal medication. ...Read more

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Is miconazole 2% stronger than lotrimin and clotrimazole?

Is miconazole 2% stronger than lotrimin and clotrimazole?

Yeast infections: Some studies have shown an advantage for Clotrimazole. See http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/360842. ...Read more

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Will lotrimin (clotrimazole) af-jock itch work for the feet?

Will lotrimin (clotrimazole) af-jock itch work for the feet?

Yes: That should be fine. Spray powders will work best if you need medication between the toes. ...Read more

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Should I use any cream (candid vaginal cream)? Clotrimazole?

Should I use any cream (candid vaginal cream)? Clotrimazole?

Is it a MD Rx?: If you have been diagnosed with vaginal candidal infection then use what was prescribed. If you are using an otc medicine without knowing with certainty then it may not work if it is a different type of vaginal infection. ...Read more

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How can one treat tinea cruris if clotrimazole doesn't work?

Oral anti-fungal: If a topical anti-fungal does not work, then it's likely time to see a physician for confirmation of the diagnosis and consideration of a prescription oral anti-fungal such as terbinafine or fluconazole. ...Read more

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Which Clotrimazole cream is the best for over the counter?

Which Clotrimazole cream is the best for over the counter?

Yeast treatments: You must mean which yeast cream, right? All OTC "azole" treatments are equally effective: clotrimazole, miconazole, terconazole, and several others, including single dose fluconazole (Diflucan) by mouth. If you're sure you have a vaginal yeast infection, choose whichever product is cheapest and/or most convenient for you. ...Read more

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Can lotrimin (clotrimazole) spray for jock itch be used daily?

Can lotrimin (clotrimazole) spray for jock itch be used daily?

Lotrimin (clotrimazole) spray: Lotrimin (clotrimazole) spray is Miconazole which can be used twice a day to fight the fungus of jock itch. There are other important things to do for the management - one being try to keep the area dry. Think of mold in the basement-- it loves moisture. Going forward do what u can to stay dry. A blow drier (on cool setting) after showers may help. Also wearing a towel for a while after may help. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use clotrimazole dusting powder everyday for a long term?

Is it safe to use clotrimazole dusting powder everyday for a long term?

Clotrimoxazole: In all probability this should not be a problem, but is usually unnecessary and the question then becomes, are you having difficulty clearing a chronic skin superficial fungus infection? If so, it would be a good idea to see a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Clotrimazole (Definition)

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Lotrimin (Definition)

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