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Can I use clotrimazole on lip fungus?

Can I use clotrimazole on lip fungus?

Its ok: Over-the-counter Clotrimazole products are usually intended to treat athlete's foot. Clotrimazole can be applied to the face if needed but you should avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes. If the rash does not improve, see your doctor, . ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Could I be resistant to clotrimazole after applying it to a fungal infection under my lip for 2 months now?

Could I be resistant to clotrimazole after applying it to a fungal infection under my lip for 2 months now?

Fungal infection: Clotrimazole is used to treat yeast infections of the vagina, mouth, and skin such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and body ringworm. It can also be used to prevent oral thrush in certain patients. It is entirely possible that the particular fungus you are treating is resistant. ...Read more

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Is it safe to apply Candid cream ( clotrimazole) around vagina? Can clotrimazole cream cause infertility if applied inside vagina and inner lips?

Is it safe to apply Candid cream
( clotrimazole) around vagina?
Can clotrimazole cream cause infertility if applied inside vagina and inner lips?

Safe: Clotrimazole cream is safe to apply in or around the vagina. It is frequently prescribed to be used vaginally for yeast infections. It won't cause infertility. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Had a yeast infection week and a half ago, treated with diflucan (fluconazole) and clotrimazole cream. Can too much cream cause swelling and red of the vagina lips?

Had a yeast infection week and a half ago, treated with diflucan (fluconazole) and clotrimazole cream. Can too much cream cause swelling and red of the vagina lips?

Possibly: Excessive application can cause some irritation, or this could represent an allergic reaction or sensitivity to the medication. Follow up with your provider to determine if you are sensitive/allergic. ...Read more

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My girlfriend's dealing w/ red, enflamed sores around her mouth since thanksgiving 2013. 8 weeks. Nothing has seem to improve cept lotrimin (clotrimazole). Fungus?

Herpes simplex?: This sounds superficially like herpes, but without seeing them there is no way to be sure. May be yeast infection but that would be very very unusual. She needs to be seen and examined by a knowledgeable physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can hydrogen peroxide be used with clotrimazole mouth wash?

Can hydrogen peroxide be used with clotrimazole mouth wash?

Yeast: If you have an oral yeast infection, then use the clotrimazole. There isn't a benefit of adding peroxide to it. All that would do is dilute the mouthinse. ...Read more

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How often and for how long can you use gentian violet for thrush in the mouth? I'm a 50 yr old female. I've had nystatin, diflucan (fluconazole) and Clotrimazole

How often and for how long can you use gentian violet for thrush in the mouth? I'm a 50 yr old female. I've had nystatin, diflucan (fluconazole) and Clotrimazole

Oral yeast?: You can use it as often as you like; no harm will come. But why use a not very effective and unpleasant treatment when other effective treatments are available? Also confirm the diagnosis. Oral yeast infection (thrush) is different from coated tongue, for example. If you are ohterwise healthy, oral yeast infections are unlikely. Discuss with your PCP. ...Read more

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From center of my lips to the left corner of my mouth I've been numb for 2 days n my entire top n bottom lip have been really dry and cracked , why?

From center of my lips to the left corner of my mouth I've been numb for 2 days n my entire top n bottom lip have been really dry and cracked  , why?

M.D. visit: For the dryness and cracking, a moisturizer with no perfume or fragrance is suggested. Staying hydrated may also help, since you may be dehydrated. The numbness should also be further examined by your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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