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I have clotrimazole cream for my nipples, I forgot to wash it off the last time I breast fed... Is it harmful to 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

Dr. Alan Ali
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Clotrimazole (Definition)

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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

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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?

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?

Pityriasis alba: Your child may have pityriasis alba which is abenign skin condition. It is self-limiting and usually clears without treatment. It leaves no scars or damage to the skin and moisturizers seem to help. ...Read more

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Is clotrimazole safe during a pregnancy?

Is clotrimazole safe during a pregnancy?

Yes, it is: There is good consensus by drug information references that clotrimazole is considered to be safe during pregnancy. It has been taken by a large number of pregnant women and women of childbearing age without any harm at all to the unborn child. ...Read more

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Is clotrimazole safe to use on my penis?

Is clotrimazole safe to use on my penis?

Probably: But it's only for yeast and ringworm. How do you know you have a fungus infection? Shouldn't you ask your doctor. Also, if you have such an infection, your partner needs to be treated simultaneously. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use clotrimazole dusting powder everyday for a long term?

Is it safe to use clotrimazole dusting powder everyday for a long term?

Clotrimoxazole: In all probability this should not be a problem, but is usually unnecessary and the question then becomes, are you having difficulty clearing a chronic skin superficial fungus infection? If so, it would be a good idea to see a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is lotrimin (clotrimazole) af spray safe for penis?

Is lotrimin (clotrimazole) af spray safe for penis?

Okay. ..: Yes, you may spray it as indicated for skin fungal infection and as instructed, but lightlyly applying its cream once or twice daily tends to be easier to use. Handier. ...Read more

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Can I use clotrimazole 1 percent. On my 5 month old baby's penis?

Can I use clotrimazole 1 percent. On my 5 month old baby's penis?

Check with pediatric: Do not apply an antifungal cream without a diagnosis of fungal infection. You can use a small amount of barrier cream such as Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or Calmoseptine- not antifingal mediciation until patient is seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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What's the best clotrimazole for my babys tinea/white facial spots? Dermotrim or candibec? Currently using candibec for 3days

What's the best clotrimazole for my babys tinea/white facial spots? Dermotrim or candibec? Currently using candibec for 3days

White Facial Spots: White facial spots may be postinflammatory
hypopigmentation meaning that irritation of the skin can cause a decrease in pigment. Treatment would be to decrease any irritation and the use of Elidel (pimecrolimus) cream a prescription. ...Read more

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Lotrimin (clotrimazole) on a bleeding yeast infection on a baby, is that okay?

Lotrimin (clotrimazole) on a bleeding yeast infection on a baby, is that okay?

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

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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, ?

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: 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

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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.

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

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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

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

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Is it safe to use lotrimin af [clotrimazole cream] on the head of my penis?

Is it safe to use lotrimin af [clotrimazole cream] on the head of my penis?

Yes unless allergic: To any of components of the cream. Very effective for yeast and fungal infections. ...Read more

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Clotrimazole caused skin to peel on penis, what is safe to put on the peeling skin to sooth and help heal?

Clotrimazole caused skin to peel on penis, what is safe to put on the peeling skin to sooth and help heal?

Leave it alone: The best approach is to just leave it alone and let it heal on its own. You were presumably using Clotrimazole for a fungal infection, which will then come back if you use a lot of ointments, steroids, or moisturizers. ...Read more

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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 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?

Yes: If there is no fungal infection the anti fungal part is unnecessary but it will not hurt to use. It can help itching associated with allergy ...Read more

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Is clotrimazole steroid? Is it safe to apply to very intimate areas like under the penis and testicles?

Is clotrimazole steroid? Is it safe to apply to very intimate areas like under the penis and testicles?

Clotrimazole: Clotrimazole in and of itself is an anti-fungal and not a steroid. But, some creams combine this with a steroid. The product not combined is safe for your genitals and other areas of skin infected with yeast or fungus. ...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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I'm 24weeks pregnant, have been diagnosed UTI which causing me itching. Is it safe to use clotrimazole and beclomethasone-candid b during pregnancy.

I'm 24weeks pregnant, have been diagnosed UTI which causing me itching. Is it safe to use clotrimazole and beclomethasone-candid b during pregnancy.

Ok but: Itching is from yeast after treat uti.
Ok to use the meds but be careful with the applicator which may accidentally poked your cervix.
Bleeding or break water would be terrible. ...Read more

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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?

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

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Lotrimin (Definition)

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