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Dr. Alan Ali
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Clotrimazole (Definition)

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


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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?

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

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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?

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

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On clotrimazole for 3 weeks. Some improvement in tongue. Blood tests fine. Nonsmoker. Would different drug be better for oral thrush.

On clotrimazole for 3 weeks.  Some improvement in tongue. Blood tests fine. Nonsmoker.  Would different drug be better for oral thrush.

Nystatin / Diflucan (fluconazole): You could use Diflucan (fluconazole) & Nysatin. The question also is , why do you have thrush? Diabetes, antibiotic use, inhaled steroids, and immune system problems are some of the causes. ...Read more

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How do I cure a yeast infection when I am allergic to the over-the-counter drugs like Monistat and gynelotrimin (clotrimazole)?

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

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What is clotrimazole ?

What is clotrimazole ?

Antifungal med: For things like athletes foot or similar conditions. ...Read more

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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Lotrimin (Definition)

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