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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

Dr. Sheila Smith
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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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Does clotrimazole make a false positive pregnancy test?

Does clotrimazole make a false positive pregnancy test?

Clotrimazole/pregnan: No. Clotrimazole will not give you a positive pregnancy test. Have your obgyn run some blood test and perform an ultraosund to rule out pregnancy. ...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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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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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

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Is it safe to try using clotrimazole on a red burning/itching rash on the skin around the outer corners of my eyes?

Is it safe to try using clotrimazole on a red burning/itching rash on the skin around the outer corners of my eyes?

Clotrimazole eye: Is it safe to try using clotrimazole on a red burning/itching rash on the skin around the outer corners of my eyes? ANS: what for? Read warnings on lable. Go to Drugs. Com and research and then ask your Dr. He knows you best. ...Read more

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Why ringworm rash on chest still itches even when I put clotrimazole 2% on it? What's the strongest antifungal which is safe n fast?

Why ringworm rash on chest still itches even when I put clotrimazole 2% on it? What's the strongest antifungal which is safe n fast?

Not ringworm: What is it??? "Ringworm" is not a medical term and is usually not fungus when applied. The solution to your problem must begin with a definition of the real problem. Since it is not a fungus, do not expect much relief from anti-fungal. See as dermatologist if you desire the best chance for cure. And throw away the useless zinc pills. ...Read more

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GYN prescribed lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream for external vaginal area redness/itching - is this safe?

GYN prescribed lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream for external vaginal area redness/itching - is this safe?

Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) has a high: Potency steroid so typically I do not recommend this be used on genitalia ...Read more

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Is it safe to apply a topical 1 percent clotrimazole cream to a dry patch on my scalp that is itching/peeling? Selsun blue and H/S cause irritation.

Is it safe to apply a topical 1 percent clotrimazole cream to a dry patch on my scalp that is itching/peeling? Selsun blue and H/S cause irritation.

See a doctor: It's time to stop trying to treat yourself without a professional diagnosis. There are many possible causes, and most will not clear up with clotrimazole. See a doctor about it. Good luck. ...Read more

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