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Is Clotrimazole Safe For Babies
I have clotrimazole cream for my nipples, I forgot to wash it off the last time I breast fed... Is it harmful to babies??
Poison control: Your question is a good one. The resource for you is to call your local poison control number. The have countless files on questions like this. They are the experts. We will just be guessing. They are available 24/7 and the service is usually free. Hopefully you will not get to use them often. ...Read more
My babys on clotrimazole for her white facial spots for 4 days now, don't seem getting any better, how long should I expect for it to dissapear!
Can take 1-2 weeks: But call your pediatrician with your concerns. This is a sign that the treatment isn't working, and it may be something else. ...Read more
My babys on clotrimazole for her white facial spots for 1 week now, not getting better sees spots becomes whiter, what should I do, any test for my baby?
Probably: In small amounts so it is not absorbed. ...Read more
Yes: This is safe if used sparingly and not for an extended period of time. ...Read more
What's the best clotrimazole for my babys tinea/white facial spots? Dermotrim or candibec? Currently using candibec for 3days
Bleeding rash?: Candida usually causes a red, 'heaped up' skin rash with 'satellite' lesions. If there is bleeding associated with this rash, especially involving a baby, it needs to be seen and evaluated to assure that it is not a poly-microbial infection, allergic reaction or combination or the above with chemical irritation from urine. Call your pediatrician for assessment and or examination of the rash. ...Read more
My baby was diagnosed having some type of tinea versicolor, given kind of clotrimazole, does my babys skin will back to normal color with this medicine, ?
Tinea versicolor is a common infection of healthy people caused by a fungus that is commonly found on normal human skin.
There seems to be a genetic predisposition to develop tinea versicolor, the nature of which is poorly understood. This skin condition can be controlled but rarely cured. ...Read more
Is lotrimin as strong as lamisil (terbinafine) in treating ringworm? And is it ok to use lotrimin 1% on my 4mo old baby. It looks like she has it on her stomach.
Yes&yes but only if: Lotrimin is an over-the-counter brand of clotrimazole which is an antifungal. While Lotrimin doesn't have specific adult vs pediatric guidelines, clotrimazole is approved for use in children. However, it's best to have your infant evaluated to confirm your suspicions. Lamisil is an OTC brand of terbinafine which is also an antifungal but only approved topically for children older than 12yo. ...Read more
I was ttc and I used lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream groin area 3days before ttc. If pregnant will it hurt baby since its a category c drug? How long is it in body?
What can I do about my daughters yeast rash? My 18mo baby was treated for a yeast rash was given ketoconazole cream. Still there after 2weeks but worse. Was persc. Clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate and cephalexin. In the morn her left had was ho
A: A rash that has been treated with all these therapies is very difficult to make suggestions for further therapies without seeing the rash. I would have expected a typical diaper dermatitis due to yeast to have cleared with the ketoconazole. I would be hesitant to use a stronger steroid under a diaper. I would suggest making an appointment with your pediatrician or a dermatologist. Emergency room doctors are generally not use to treating diaper rashes. Rashes just have to be seen to diagnose accurately and treat appropriately. ...Read more
I found an unopened tube of clotrimazole cream that expired 6/13. Is it still safe to use on my feet?
Probably: 2 years past expiration will probably decrease the strength and how well it works. I would get a new tube ...Read more
Clotrimazole caused skin to peel on penis, what is safe to put on the peeling skin to sooth and help heal?
Is it safe to use clotrimazole/betamethasone for eczema? Once? Know it's not a fungal thing but the betamethasone component will help the itch right?
Is lotrimin (clotrimazole) safe to use on my vaginal area, as well as anal area? I've been very itchy down there lately... (Mostly from perineal area to butt crack)
Yes: It's safe. If it doesn't take care of the problem within 7-10 dats, see your doctor ...Read more
Is clotrimazole steroid? Is it safe to apply to very intimate areas like under the penis and testicles?
Is clotrimazole 1% cream equally effective as loprox (ciclopirox) gel. 77% for fungus between breasts? Is it safe to apply cornstarch on the area to keep it dry?
Is it safe to apply Candid cream (clotrimazole) around vagina? Can clotrimazole cream cause infertility if applied inside vagina and inner lips?
I'm 24weeks pregnant, have been diagnosed UTI which causing me itching. Is it safe to use clotrimazole and beclomethasone-candid b during pregnancy.
Ringworm all over back and stomach. Been treating it for about 3 days now with clotrimazole 1%. I'm a flight attendant- is it safe for me to go fly?
Flying with fungus: Ringworm is a fungal infection that is not transmitted from person to person, so you do not have to worry about giving it to someone else. One usually gets it from animals. Most ringworm infections are focal, i.e. one or two lesions, and not spread all over the stomach and back. Make sure that your diagnosis is correct and your treatment is correct. ...Read more
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