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Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more


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On clotrimazole for 9 days and still have sore tongue. How long does this take to cure thrush?

On clotrimazole for 9 days and still have sore tongue.  How long does this take to cure thrush?

Oral thrush: Sometimes it takes a few weeks to cure this problem. If you have good liver function , your doctor can call in diflucan (fluconazole). This comes in a tablet and is a little stronger and seems to work better. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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How long can you use the mycelex (clotrimazole) troches for oral thrush?

How long can you use the mycelex (clotrimazole) troches for oral thrush?

Problem: Mycelex (clotrimazole) troches can be used repetatively. The issue here is that oral thrush should not occur in a normal adult, and particularly when it may need continued treatment. You need to have your immune status checked and be HIV tested. Good luck. ...Read more

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Used clotrimazole pessary to treat thrush last night. Discharge is coming out coral coloured. Should I be worried?

Used clotrimazole pessary to treat thrush last night. Discharge is coming out coral coloured. Should I be worried?

Probably not: Without seeing and examining you it is impossible to be sure, but suspect that this will clear as your infection clears. ...Read more

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Do I keep using clotrimazole 2% cream if male thrush has not cleared up after 2weeks & does it stop burning of male thrush?

Phimosis?: Failure to improve on 2 weeks clotrimazole likely means the problem isn't a yeast infection (thrush); maybe bacterial or nonspecific balanitis. Or perhaps a yeast type resistant to "azole" drugs. You list tight foreskin (phimosis) as a medical condition, and you might need surgery e.g. circumcision to get over this. See a urologist, or consider one of UK's excellent NHS GUM clinics. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can girls under 10 use clotrimazole cream for thrush?

Can girls under 10 use clotrimazole cream for thrush?

Yes: Safety and effectiveness in children have been established for Clotrimazole when used as indicated and in the recommended dosage. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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