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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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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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Lotrimin ultra or lamisil, (terbinafine) which is better?

Lotrimin ultra or lamisil, (terbinafine) which is better?

LAMISIL (terbinafine) OR LOTRIMIN: "YOU PAY YOUR MONEY AND YOU TAKE YOUR CHOICE."
EITHER ARE OK FOR ATHLETES FOOT OR OTHER FUNGAL DISORDERS. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if lotrimin (clotrimazole) burns a lot when applied to jock itch?

Can you tell me if lotrimin (clotrimazole) burns a lot when applied to jock itch?

Burn baby Burn: Yes lotrimin (clotrimazole) can burn when you apply it to inflamed skin. Not always but sometimes. ...Read more

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How long until the lotrimin (clotrimazole) af medicine starts working on your tinea?

How long until the lotrimin (clotrimazole) af medicine starts working on your tinea?

2 weeks: I think 2 weeks of applying the medication would be a fair time frame. Keep in mind not all medication works on all coonditions and sometimes you may have to switch to a different medication. On the feet, you can try applying a mositurizer first as the skin on the bottom of the foot is thicker and tis will soften to allow better penetration of the antifungal. ...Read more

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What is better for seb derm lotrimin (clotrimazole) or lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra?

What is better for seb derm lotrimin (clotrimazole) or lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra?

Either: Either one can be used. Both of them are different low percent anti-fungals that are over the counter. However, depending on where the seborrheic dermatitis is located, different formulations might be more effective. For example, in the scalp, over the counter ketoconazole or prescription strength works well even combined with a topical corticosteroid. ...Read more

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How do you know if jock itch is healing I have been applying lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra to it ones a day. And it's pink.

How do you know if jock itch is healing I have been applying lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra to it ones a day. And it's pink.

How do you feel?: If you are not getting a good result in a week or so, maybe it is erythrasma, candida, or something else that will need some other rx. Your physician could advise you. ...Read more

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Itch on the back of leg for 1 month, no bite now looks like bug bite. Can it itch this long? Lotrimin (clotrimazole) seems to be helping it to subside. What is it?

Itch on the back of leg for 1 month, no bite now looks like bug bite. Can it itch this long? Lotrimin (clotrimazole) seems to be helping it to subside. What is it?

Rash: Without seeing, it, it is difficult to know for sure but things that can cause prolonged localized itching:Eczema/atopic dermatitis (usually in more than one spot and would generally have a history). Ring worm a fungal infection (would explain why the lotrimin (clotrimazole) seems to help. Contact dermatitis (could range from anything from sensitivity to soap to a poison-ivy type exposure). See your doc for exam ...Read more

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Is miconazole 2% stronger than lotrimin and clotrimazole?

Is miconazole 2% stronger than lotrimin and clotrimazole?

Yeast infections: Some studies have shown an advantage for Clotrimazole. See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/360842. ...Read more

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Can you use lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra and clotraminzole together?

Can you use lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra and clotraminzole together?

You could: But they are both anti fungal creams, so I'm not sure what extra benefit you would obtain. ...Read more

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What are the uses of Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin?

Anti fungal tx: Useful allopathic drug to clear fungal infections such as athlete 's feet. ...Read more

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I've been using lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra everynight for a month, why do my balls still itch?

I've been using lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra everynight for a month, why do my balls still itch?

Wrong diagnosis?: Fungal infections usually affect the groin, especialking he skini of the upper thighs, not the scrotum itself. Itching of the scrotum is more often due to excessive attention: too much washing or too much itching. The answer may be to leave your balls alone for a while. ...Read more

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My husband a really bad case of jock itch and says that lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra is good stuff. Will that help him?

My husband a really bad case of jock itch and says that lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra is good stuff. Will that help him?

Clotrimazole: This or tolnaftate kill most jock-itch fungi. They may not work so well if it is candida (this has satellite lesions). This is one that's easily handled without a physician visit. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Clotrimazole (Definition)

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