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Jock itch/athletes foot/ringworm - can they all use anti-fungals like lotrimin (clotrimazole) af?

Jock itch/athletes foot/ringworm - can they all use anti-fungals like lotrimin (clotrimazole) af?

Yes: They are all fungus and hence can all be treated with an antifungal. I woul advise washing hands though prior to applying the medication on the different body parts. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Clotrimazole (Definition)

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Can ketoconazole cream heals acne?

Can ketoconazole cream heals acne?

No: It's great for the folliculitis variant of tinea versicolor / pityrosporum infection, which is famously confused with acne. Any doubt, get seen by a physician who's good at this stuff. ...Read more

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What cream is better for angular chilitis nystatin or ketoconazole...?

What cream is better for angular chilitis nystatin or ketoconazole...?

Both worked well: Both of these medications have anti-yeast properties and both should help with appropriate use. If one of these is in an ointment form, that is usually less irritating if there are any cracks in the skin. ...Read more

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Will desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream clog pores?

Will desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream clog pores?

No: Not ever had that happen.I also like a&d ointment, boudreaux's butt paste, calendula...As options. ...Read more

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Can I use jock itch on my feet? (Tebinafine) It's probably tinea perdis. Or just use athletes foot? (Terbinafine hydrochloride) sound the same

Can I use jock itch on my feet? (Tebinafine) It's probably tinea perdis. Or just use athletes foot? (Terbinafine hydrochloride) sound the same

Either One Ok to Use: Tinea Pedis, a fungal skin infection: itchy rash between toes/sides of feet, can infect toenails. Same fungus causes Jock Itch. Terbinafine (anti-fungal) used to treat both. Prevention is key. Cleanse feet/between toes daily in soapy water. air dry 15 min. Avoid sweaty feet, wear absorbent socks, change if damp, shoe inserts & foot powder help. See doctor if not resolved after 2 wks therapy. ...Read more

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Can I shave my vagina before using clotrimazole cream for yeast infection or no?

Can I shave my vagina before using clotrimazole cream for yeast infection or no?

Yes: You may shave, however I would allow at least 12 hours between shaving and using the cream to allow some healing of the area and hair growth beyond the follicle. ...Read more

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Can diaper rash cream work for vaginal irritation?

Can diaper rash cream work for vaginal irritation?

Yes and no: Depends on the cause and location of the irritation. If it is external then yes it might be helpful, if the irritation is internal then you should not use treatments like desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream). See your gyn and determine the cause of irritation. Then the appropriate and safe treatment will be utilized. ...Read more

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Tretinoin cream for rash on inner thighs?

Tretinoin cream for rash on inner thighs?

No: Unless you have acnes on your inner thighs, tretinion may make it worse. ...Read more

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I've had a non-itchy, non-scaly red circularish rash all over trunk & arms for 1 year. use cortisone, comes back & then some. Doc not think psorasis?

I've had a non-itchy, non-scaly red circularish rash all over trunk & arms for 1 year. use cortisone, comes back & then some. Doc not think psorasis?

? fungal: tinea versicolor could cause a circularish non itchy, non scaly rash....I would first consider using an antifungal, both topical and oral....it may take a while for the rash to go away as tinea needs the sun to even out the rash with the skin....if this does not help, I agree that you will need a diagnosis,probably via biopsy....Dr. Wellner ...Read more

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Is anti inflammatory cream systemic?

Is anti inflammatory cream systemic?

Topical NSAID: Topical preparations have mostly local effect but there is a small amount of medication absorbed and spread systemically. ...Read more

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I m using candid tv(clotrimazole 1%, selenium sulfide 2.5%)to treat tinea versicolor, but doesn't seeing much progress?What should be my further tratment

I m using candid tv(clotrimazole 1%, selenium sulfide 2.5%)to treat tinea versicolor, but doesn't seeing much progress?What should be my further tratment

How Long?: Did you get a definitive diagnosis for tinea versicolor? How long have you been using the medication? It often takes a few weeks before you see results. If after 4-6 wks you don't see any improvement, talk to your dermatologist for a re-evaluation and change of medication. ...Read more

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What does fluorouracil cream treat?

What does fluorouracil cream treat?

Sun damage: It is used for precancerous lesions called actinic keratosis. It used for 4-8 weeks. Other prescription creams include solaraze gel, and picato, (ingenol mebutate) which is used only for a few days. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Lotrimin (Definition)

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