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Dr. Mark Pack
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Lotrimin (Overview)

Lotrimin is a mouth/lip preparation which is a kind of ears, nose, throat agents.


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I have something rashy on one ankle. Itches, scabs, but not spreading. Had it for 2mo! tried everything, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & lotrimin.. What could it be?

I have something rashy on one ankle. Itches, scabs, but not spreading. Had it for 2mo! tried everything, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & lotrimin.. What could it be?

Ankle rash: Many skin rashes can be worse on the lower extremities because of poor circulation and dry skin. See a dermatologist for an in-person diagnosis. Don't get recommendations for treatment without being examined. Yeast, bacteria, ecaema, slow vein circulation (stasis dermatitis), contact dermatitits from creams, and other causes exist for itchy lower leg and ankle rashes. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Lotrimin (Overview)

Lotrimin is a mouth/lip preparation which is a kind of ears, nose, throat agents.


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What is the correct way to apply lotrimin (clotrimazole)?

What is the correct way to apply lotrimin (clotrimazole)?

Thin layer: Lotrimin (clotrimazole) is white so apply a thin layer and rub it in until the color is gone and all you see is a sheen on the skin. ...Read more

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I had pain on my scortum last week I will describe it being dull and at time feels like itchin, also little bumps on my peins I used lotrimin (clotrimazole) ?

I had pain on my scortum last week I will describe it being dull and  at time feels like itchin, also little bumps on my peins I used lotrimin (clotrimazole) ?

Not a fungus: Lotrimin (clotrimazole) is an antifungal cream, and this is unlikely to be a fungus because fungal rashes rarely if ever involve the scrotum. Yeast rashes can involve the scrotum, but they don't typically hurt or itch. So i'd predict that lotrimin (clotrimazole) is not going to work. This could be from friction, or an allergic or irritant reaction; try 1% Hydrocortisone and see your doc if your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What other skin rashes look like ring worm? Will lotrimin (clotrimazole) work on those other rashes too?

What other skin rashes look like ring worm?  Will lotrimin (clotrimazole) work on those other rashes too?

Fungal only: Lotrimin (clotrimazole) is a topical antifungal antibiotic and will only work for certain types of fungal skin infections. ...Read more

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Regarding lotrimin, Lamisil (terbinafine) and micatin, which works for treating a scalp fungus?

Regarding lotrimin, Lamisil (terbinafine) and micatin, which works for treating a scalp fungus?

Oral lamisil (terbinafine): Scalp fungus requires oral medications because the fungus is in the hair follicle and topical medications will not reach into the hair shaft. ...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 (Definition)

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