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Can you use kenacomb ointment for angular cheilitis?

Can you use kenacomb ointment for angular cheilitis?

Hurt On The Corners: Yes, but just a plain steroid cream would probably work just as well, unless the inflammation is so bad that you develop an infection and look like The Joker. After it calms down it's important to try and keep the corners of your mouth dry. Like, use the napkin frequently, be careful chewing gum and use extra care when eating citrus, carry some tissue with you, no lip licking, As for wet kisses, well... ...Read more

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When using kenacomb ointment on the anus, Can I use it monthly for say, 1- 2 weeks at at time or will this cause thinning skin? Thanks

When using kenacomb ointment on the anus, Can I use it monthly for say, 1- 2 weeks at at time or will this cause thinning skin? Thanks

Not best: Yes, it can cause thin skin and allergic reactions. Better not use except occasionally. If you have anal itch [pruritus ani] it is due to fecal soiling, especially if there are hemorrhoids. After a bowel movement, whenever the area feels wet or irritated, use skin lotion such as Eucerin or Aveeno on bathroom paper or kleenex to clean the area. Using a finger behind the paper, guide it inside the ...Read more

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Is kenacomb effective?

Is kenacomb effective?

Wrong question: Since this product contains triamcinolone, it is likely to be good for anything that plain triamcinolone would be used for. It is an irrational combination of agents, some of which should never be used because they are common sensitizers. I would not recommend it for anything. Best approach is to know what you are treating and use what is specific for that. "Shotgun" preps with some of everything ...Read more

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Can kenacomb be used on the face?!

Can kenacomb be used on the face?!

Not advised.: Ketacomb cream is a combination of Nystatin (an antifungal), neomycin and gramicidin (both antibacterials) and triamcinolone (a steroid). Triamcinolone is too strong a steroid for use on the face. I discourage use of these "combo" creams anyway; it's better to treat the specific problem, whatever it is, with a cream made specifically for that problem. ...Read more

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A red ring appeared on my cheeks 1 week ago. I applied kenacomb. No effect. Now what?

A red ring appeared on my cheeks 1 week ago. I applied kenacomb. No effect. Now what?

Cause of ring?: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Have folliculitis in pubic area, using flucloxacillin + kenacomb cream. Now have sticky white crust on undies, what is it? Is this a worrying sign?

Have folliculitis in pubic area, using flucloxacillin + kenacomb cream. Now have sticky white crust on undies, what is it? Is this a worrying sign?

Probably not: Although, it is really hard to know without seeing it, but if the antibiotic you are taking is the right choice one, crusting may represent healing. I am not sure what you are using the cream for but mixed in with pus it may dry up causing crusts to develop. ...Read more

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My 6 month old bub was prescribed kenacomb otic ear drop and keflor anti for his ear infection that he has had for a while will this clear it &howsoon?

My 6 month old bub was prescribed kenacomb otic ear drop and keflor anti for his ear infection that he has had for a while will this clear it &howsoon?

Ear infection: Most ear infections (85%) are viral in a child who has been vaccinated but having commenced antibiotics please complete the regimen - it will tke about 4 days to feel better. ...Read more

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I am a 29 yr old female that is suffering from an ear infection and very blocked ear after influenza B I have been prescribed kenacomb and I am still suffering from a very blocked ear I have been using it for 2 d

I am a 29 yr old female that is suffering from an ear infection and very blocked ear after influenza B I have been prescribed kenacomb and I am still suffering from a very blocked ear I have been using it for 2 d

Cream?: Kenacomb cream is good for superficial skin infections or inflammation from different causes. If your ear is blocked internally, at the level of the Eustachian tubes, you may need decongestants and anti-inflammatory medications to help you. ...Read more

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Hv had phlegm stuck in back of throat for 3wks after clearing sores in nose with kenacomb oint dr says allergies is 3wks too long what causes this flm?

Hv had phlegm stuck in back of throat for 3wks after clearing sores in nose with kenacomb oint dr says allergies is 3wks too long what causes this flm?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My dermatologist recommend me to use dermosalic, hydrocortisone and kenacomb for acne scars. Do these work?

My dermatologist recommend me to use dermosalic, hydrocortisone and kenacomb for acne scars. Do these work?

Acne medications: These are excellent medications and everyones acne and acne treatment tends to be individual. Only your dermatologist can evaluate your type of acne and the proper regemine and response to medications you are receiving ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my dermatologist recommend me to use dermosalic, hydrocortisone and kenacomb for acne scars?

What do you suggest if my dermatologist recommend me to use dermosalic, hydrocortisone and kenacomb for acne scars?

Do What He says: If you have already seen a dermatologist and he/she has recommended a treatment, I would do that and see if it works. If it doesn't work go back and tell them that. DO you have questions about side effects? Otherwise I am not sure what else you are asking. ...Read more

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My little baby has a nappy rash is it safe to use kinacomb? I heard it contains cortizon what does it effect?

My little baby has a nappy rash is it safe to use kinacomb? I heard it contains cortizon what does it effect?

DERMATITIS: It is safe to use kenalog (triamcinolone) using a thin layer. Cortisone are anti-inflammatory and good for allergic rashes. See your md if persistent. ...Read more

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Does bioderm ointment expire? If yes, please help me find the expiration date on the bottle. I can't see it.

Does bioderm ointment expire? If yes, please help me find the expiration date on the bottle. I can't see it.

Everything expires: Nothing lasts forever, but over-the-counter lotions and creams might not have a recommended expiration date stamped on the container. Perhaps going to a store and looking at all the other creams to see what are typical expiration dates can help a person decide when to throw away the bioderm. Of course, if the bioderm looks, smells, or feels different than when new, it's best to throw it out. ...Read more

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What is epaderm ointment use for!?

Eczema: Epaderm is an ointment made by a british company for the relief of symptoms associated with eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. It is essentially a wax/moisturizer. ...Read more

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How to put ointment on my toadstool?

Toadstool: I am sorry but I don't understand the term "toadstool" being used in this context. Please consider re-submitting with clarification. ...Read more

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Does ichthammol ointment work?

Does ichthammol ointment work?

Ichthammol: Ichthammol ointment is also known as black drawing salve. It is made of sulfur-rich shale and mixed with either a beeswax or paraffin base so it can be used to treat skin aliments. It is known for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. It helps treat and clear up many minor wounds on humans and animals. ...Read more

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Does a&d ointment cause boils?

Does a&d ointment cause boils?

Not usually: If you have an allergy to the contents of the ointment that couls trigger a reaction. ...Read more

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What is clobetasol ointment for?

What is clobetasol ointment for?

Corticosteroid: Topical I: Highest Potency used for steroid responsive dermatoses. Use under medical supervision. For example atopic dermatitis. ...Read more

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How do I apply ichthammol ointment?

How do I apply ichthammol ointment?

AS DIRECTED: By the PRESCRIBER......... (check out package inserts as well)

Hope this is helpful



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What's ichthammol ointment used for?

What's ichthammol ointment used for?

Ichthammol ointment: Ichthammol ointment has been used in humans to treat eczema & to kill bacteria. It is used to treat dry hooves in horses. ...Read more

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What does ichthammol ointment treat?

What does ichthammol ointment treat?

Eczema/ bacteria: Ichthammol ointment has been used in humans to treat eczema & to kill bacteria. It is used to treat dry hooves in horses. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoidal ointment work on cut?

Can hemorrhoidal ointment work on cut?

No: Hemorrhoidal ointment is used to relieve the symptoms caused by the hemorrhoid. If medication is to be applied to a cut one utilizes an antibiotic ointment to prevent infection from developing or if healing has started then A&D ointment to help the haling process ...Read more

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What are topical pain relief ointments?

What are topical pain relief ointments?

Too many: To list. There are many otc topicals out there. Several prescription meds have nsaids and anesthetics in them. There are also compounds that can be ordered that have several different meds combined. Discuss with your pcp. ...Read more

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What is the use of ichthammol ointment?

What is the use of ichthammol ointment?

ICHTHAMMOL OINTMENT: Ichthammol ointment has been used in humans to treat eczema & to kill bacteria. It is used to treat dry hooves in horses. ...Read more

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What is xenaderm ointment usually used for?

What is xenaderm ointment usually used for?

Used for: This is used to treat wounds however a patient can become allergic to the ingredients. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoidal ointment work on cut, what to do?

Hemorrhoidal ointment work on cut, what to do?

Not a good choice.: Stop bleeding by applying pressure. Rinse wound w clean water. Clean surrounding skin w soap & water on wash cloth. Remove debris w tweezers. If material remains in wound – seek medical care. Apply antibiotic ointment. Initially cover w bandage until some healing has occurred. Change bandage when soiled/ wet or at least daily. Need tetanus shot if you haven't had one in last 10 years, don't know ...Read more

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Which of the body is Dermovate ointment used on?

Which of the body is Dermovate ointment used on?

Dermovate: Clobetasol is a topical (skin-applied) corticosteroid medication used to treat skin conditions that have not responded well to other corticosteroids, including severe psoriasis and eczematous dermatitis. The scalp lotion and shampoo are used to treat psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis occurring on the scalp. Not to be used on face, groin, under arms, or under breasts. ...Read more

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What ointment provide a quick relief from jock itch?

What ointment provide a quick relief from jock itch?

Clotrimazole: Clotrimazole (the ingredient in lotrimin) is an anti-fungal medication used to treat jock itch. ...Read more

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What type of topical ointment is used to stop bleeding?

What type of topical ointment is used to stop bleeding?

I don't think: There's otc cream to stop bleeding. Applying pressure and ice packs should do the trick. Eating green leafy vegetables may help. If the bleeding is unusually prolonged, get checked for bleeding disorder. Stop taking Aspirin and nsaids. Take care! ...Read more

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Can you get chloramphenicol ointment only as perscription?

Can you get chloramphenicol ointment only as perscription?

Yes but why: There is a small but measurable risk of irreversible aplastic anemia from Chloramphenicol eye ointment and almost all conjunctivitis cases are not helped by any antibacterial rx. ...Read more

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Is there a cream or ointment that speeds up wound recovery?

Is there a cream or ointment that speeds up wound recovery?

YES: Traumeel homeoaapthic. Cream or gel for non-open wounds. This formula works very well for many conditions and contains homeopathics which speed recovery and limit pain response. ...Read more

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Can I use dovobet and emulsifying ointment BP at the same time?

Can I use dovobet and emulsifying ointment BP at the same time?

Skin treatment: Yes dovobet may be used for your psorasis and the emulsifying ointment will provide moisture for your skin. ...Read more

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Prepartion h ointment helps me really really good its the best cream?

Prepartion h ointment helps me really really good its the best cream?

If it works, Great!: Preparation h is a commercial over the counter lubricant that can include several ingredients such as steroid, decongestant, and witch hazel. Look at the ingredients, and if it works, good for you. But don't ignore chronic symptoms--see a colorectal surgeon, proctologist, or even your regular family doc if symptoms persist! ...Read more

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Do u know the name of ointment for dark circles which can be available in pakistan?

Do u know the name of ointment for dark circles which can be available in pakistan?

See Wikipedia: There is a good discussion of skin lighteners on wikepedia. Dark circles can come from in adequate sleep or nasal congestion in which case one would need to treat the underlying cause. Nick perricone is a dermatologist with helpful ideas about the use of vitamin c and niacinamide. ...Read more