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Doctor insights on: Ketoconazole Cream For Yeast Infections

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Is clobetasol propionate or ketoconazole cream better for yeast infection in penis?

Is clobetasol propionate or ketoconazole cream better for yeast infection in penis?

Ketoconazole: Ketoconazole cream is an antifungal agent that works against yeast. Clobetasol is a strong steroid that will supress inflammation and make it seem better but it will not kill the yeast, just hide it. Also clobetasol is extremely strong for the penis. It will cause skin atropy. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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I have a yeast infection under my breasts the dr. Gave me ketoconazole cream I am out can I use miconazole cream will it do the same?

I have a yeast infection under my breasts the dr. Gave me ketoconazole cream I am out can I use miconazole cream will it do the same?

Yes: Miconazole has a similar antifungal spectrum to keatoconazole. One can never guarantee that one will be better aganist a specific organism than another similar azole based cream, but it should help. ...Read more

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Would adding a couple of drops of vinegar to ketoconazole cream be helpful in treatment of yeast infection on penis? Is vinegar harmful to skin

Would adding a couple of drops of vinegar to ketoconazole cream be helpful in treatment of yeast infection on penis? Is vinegar harmful to skin

Not helpful: The Ketoconazole Cream should be effective without vinegar. Acetic acid solutions can be used to unmask hpv induced skin changes prior to treatment, but should not be considered a skin treatment per se. ...Read more

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Taking ketocanazole cream for vaginal and anal yeast infection. Is it possible for this cream to make me feel itchier?

Taking ketocanazole cream for vaginal and anal yeast infection. Is it possible for this cream to make me feel itchier?

Yes: Too much moisture around in the anal area can cause the skin to become irritated and cause severe anal itching and burning - called pruritus ani. Keep your anal area dry as a bone at all times and stop using the cream. If it doesn't get better in 2 weeks, get checked out. ...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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How does the yeast infection cream stay inside?

Yeast infection trea: You should be instructed to use it corrctly by your f/d/or gyn as it always come with an applicator with marker on. And usually should be use at bedtime and advisable to be lying down for 30 to 60 minutes then. Or follow instructions accordingly. ...Read more

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How many hours should you let a yeast infection cream stay in?

You don't need to: Remove it. Cream will work it's way out of vagina. Trying to remove it will reduce it's effectiveness. ...Read more

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How does it feel if monistat7 cream yeast infection is working?

How does it feel if monistat7 cream yeast infection is working?

Better.: The discharge is not apparent & vulvar redness, itching & burning are resolving. Hopefully there is no longer pain with urination. ...Read more

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Is there a OTC pill to take for yeast infections instead of the creams?

Is there a OTC pill to take for yeast infections instead of the creams?

No: Diflucan (fluconazole) is Prescription Pill. There are many different OTC vaginal Antifungal cream available and they are all good. ...Read more

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Is acetonide cream for anal yeast infection?

Is acetonide cream for anal yeast infection?

Triamcinolone: This steroid cream would not treat anal yeast infections, and in fact might make them worse. If, however, used in conjunction with an antifungal preparation it may help to alleviate some of the symptoms associated with yeast infections. ...Read more

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Can hemmorhoid creams cause yeast infections?

Petroluem: Based creams can trap moisture on the skin and being a dark moist area it is a fertile region for yeast to grow. Best to keep the area dry with corn starch powder. ...Read more

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Can you use hemorrhoid cream for yeast infection?

No - different meds.: Hemorrhoid creams are usually to reduce inflammation ; yeast creams are anti-fungals. ...Read more

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Can my yeast infection cream make my urine cloudy?

It could: Vaginal discharge can get mixed with urine and affect its appearance. But if your having urinary symptoms such as urge to go, need to go frequently or pain with urination, you might have a urinary tract infection that should be checked out. ...Read more

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How long after using a yeast infection cream can you have intercourse?

2d, if symptom free: Best to wait couple of days after becoming symptom free. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a yeast infection without taking meds or using cream.

How do you get rid of a yeast infection without taking meds or using cream.

You don't.: Sorry, but this is an infection that does not respond to home remedies. The medications are readily available without prescription at the stores close to home. ...Read more

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Can I use adult, over the counter, yeast infection cream on my two year old?

Yeast infections: Yes you can. It maybe better to first see if it is a true yeast infection by seeing your pediatrician. Redness and pain maybe due to bacterial infection and antibiotics are required. Adults get yeast vaginitis more than children. For a home remedy you can try a vinegar bath (1cup per tub). ...Read more

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I have a male yeast infection what cream is safe for me to buy that is also safe to place on my penis tip.?

I have a male yeast infection what cream is safe for me to buy that is also safe to place on my penis tip.?

Balanitis: You should see a physician in person. Balanitis can be due to both bacterial and fungal sources, and it may indicate that your Type 2 Diabetes is out of control. Make sure you are safe by visiting your doctor, getting a diagnosis and the proper treatment which may include oral medication and/or a prescription strength cream.
Good luck. Https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000862.htm ...Read more

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Can you just walk up I pharmacy and ask for yeast infection cream and pay? Or do you have to go to the docotr

Yeast Treatments: Nope. You can just go to the store shelve and pick out the brand you want and buy it at the cashiers. No need for a pharmacist or a doctor to be involved. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Ketoconazole (Definition)

This medication is used to treat fungal infections. In dentistry it is used for oral ...Read more