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Dr. Alan Ali
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Clotrimazole (Definition)

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Are lotrimin (clotrimazole) antifungal cream side effects of rash all over the body?

Are lotrimin (clotrimazole) antifungal cream side effects of rash all over the body?

No: I have never seen lotrimin (clotrimazole) cause generalized rash but it is possible as an unusual reaction to the other ingredients .Stop lotimin and see md. ...Read more

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Weeping rash that keeps running. Not from food or poison ivy. I used neosporin and clotrimazole antifungal cream but nothing works. Its behind my knee?

Weeping rash that keeps running. Not from food or poison ivy. I used neosporin and clotrimazole antifungal cream but nothing works. Its behind my knee?

Please see your derm: The most likely cause is eczema, which causes very itchy skin that can get infected. It may require a topical steroid to clear. If it is infected, it may need an antibiotic also. Please get checked by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I recently got ringworm and now it's its starting to spread everywhere any tips to stop the spreading? I am using lotrimin (clotrimazole) athletes antifungal cream

I recently got ringworm and now it's its starting to spread everywhere any tips to stop the spreading? I am using lotrimin (clotrimazole) athletes antifungal cream

May not be ringworm: The basic adage that if the treatment isn't working, the diagnosis may be wrong may apply in this case. The agent in lotrimin (clotrimazole) should help if it is really ringworm, but if not better after a week you might want to have it looked at.A contact dermatitis can have some similar findings. ...Read more

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Can I use lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra antifungal cream 1% on my breast for the treatment of ringworm?

Can I use lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra antifungal cream 1% on my breast for the treatment of ringworm?

Sure: But this is the wrong question. By the way, clotrimazole, the generic, will do the same thing for less money. You can use it forever if you wish. "Ringworm" does not just happen. You caught it from a person or an animal and need to identify the source. Most people presenting to dermatologists with this diagnosis have something else and respond to a different therapy. A dermatologist is your best b ...Read more

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I have ringworms everywhere. Well on my butt, forearms, thighs, and under my knees. They been here for 2 months ! I tried lotrimin (clotrimazole) af, other antifungal creams, acv, alcohol, bleach but nothing is really working! ?

Rash: chances are that it is not ringworm. There are other conditions such as lupus, seborrhea, contact dermatitis, erythema migrans, pitryasis, psoarisis and tinea versicolor to name a few. Please go see a dermatologist and get it looked at. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Lotrimin (Definition)

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