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Can you use ketoconazole on face before facial?

Can you use ketoconazole on face before facial?

Depends: Would use a gentle cleanser instead of shampoo (ketoconazole) and would not use any creams before a f acial as they must be remove prior and may interfere with the process. ...Read more

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Ketoconazole (Definition)

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


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Can I use ketoconazole cream on my face for folliculitis?

Can I use ketoconazole cream on my face for folliculitis?

Can, but not helpful: Folliculitis is a result of bacterial overgrowth/infections of your hair follicles...Typically just annoying rather than dangerous. It is basically a small zit. So, topical or oral acne medications can help.
Ketoconazole is an antifungal cream (good for ringworms, jock-itch, athlete foot etc.) and will not do anything to the bacteria above.
It won't do you harm, but won't do any good.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use ketoconazole for ringworms on my face?

Is it okay to use ketoconazole for ringworms on my face?

Ringworm: Yes, Ketoconazole topical treatment is safe to use on the face two times a day for a week. If there is no improvement, however, after 48 hours, you should have the rash seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can desonide or ketoconazole cream be used for the face?

Can desonide or ketoconazole cream be used for the face?

Sometimes: Desonide is a steroid and can attenuate allergic and inflammatory conditions of the facial skin. Keto conazole is an anti-fungal and can be used for diagnosed treatment of facial fungus infections. Your dermatologist can assist you in diagnosis of your facial issues and recommend the best treatment. ...Read more

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Should I use head and shoulders conditioner after washing Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo?

Should I use head and shoulders conditioner after washing Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo?

You Can: Head and shoulders typically has selenium sulfide in it which has a different mechanism of action that Nizoral (ketoconazole-an antifungal). These topicals are typically used to treat seborrheic dermatitis/dandruff. Because each works differently, you may get more of an affect using both. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does using Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo removes DHT from head?

Does using Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo removes DHT from head?

DHT: Dihydrotestoterone, is a hormone, excess levels of which have been implicated in male hair loss and prostate problems. Ketoconazole may produce a decrease in testosterone making it useful for treating prostate cancer and there are studies suggesting efficacy in regrowing hair. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use alpha hydroxy face cream with ketoconazole cream?

Alpha hydroxy cream: If you are on ketoconazole cream, you are better off focusing on clearing up your fungal infection toon. Wait to use your alpha hydroxy cream, ...Read more

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Hi, I have got tinea versicolor 3 month ago took 2x200mg ketoconazole for 7 days and now it's back and now on my face what should I do?

Hi, I have got tinea versicolor 3 month ago took 2x200mg ketoconazole for 7 days and now it's back and now on my face what should I do?

Infection: It is a fungal infection w/ the spore & pseudohyphae that sometimes not easy to eradicate completely. Keep a good personal hygiene. Also, your immune system and treatment received are important. Make sure you keep your fingernail short and always to wash your hand. Go to see dermatologist. Perhaps in addition to oral antifungal, you also need antifungal cream. Discuss further with your derm. ...Read more

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Peeling skin, itchiness on penis head for 5 weeks. Taking 400mg Nizoral (ketoconazole) daily for fifth time. Relieves itching but skin still peeling off. Sugestion?

Peeling skin, itchiness on penis head for 5 weeks. Taking 400mg Nizoral (ketoconazole) daily for fifth time. Relieves itching but skin still peeling off. Sugestion?

Please continue to: Do what your doc recommends. Taking good quality marine fish oil can help lubricate the skin from the inside. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo treat itchy dry scalp? I've tried head & shoulders and jason tea tree shampoo, but the itchyness and dryness still come back.

Nizoral (ketoconazole) could work: But this is primarily intended to treat fungal infections. Have you seen a dermatologist to ensure that this is not a condition other that may benefit from a more specific therapy? ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: ketoconazole?

Please describe the medication: ketoconazole?

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

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Can ketoconazole cause your ankles to swell?

Can ketoconazole cause your ankles to swell?

Allergic reaction.: Any medication can cause an allergic reaction in which swelling could be a possible outcome, especially if the swelling of the ankles occurred directly after taking the ketoconazole. I would consider discontinuing the medication. ...Read more

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What is the uses and side-effect of yucomy (ketoconazole)?

Antimicotic med: It is very effective in treating fungal infections. Taken orally can increase your liver enzymes, that's why it is contraindicated in people with liver disease. ...Read more

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How long after expiration are ketoconazole tablets good?

Check dates: Expiration dates matter.

http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm251658.htm

Best to dispose of med in proper manner. Check w/ your doc, med given before may not be appropriate now - ie new treatments, changes in your body, new med interactions etc.. ...Read more

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I am very scared to take ketoconazole pills. How bad is it?

Potential: Side effects. Here is info: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/ketoconazole-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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Could ketoconazole 2% cure candida?

Ye, you can use: Topical ketoconazole for 10 day or treatment systemic therapy with fluconazole. However, you should see a medical doctor as well so that any underlying health problems can be treated. ...Read more

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Would ketoconazole help with a ring worm?

Would ketoconazole help with a ring worm?

Yes: Yes it can be used for ringworm but I would talk to a doctor so they can make a proper diagnosis and discuss with you how to properly use this medication. ...Read more