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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

Dr. Alan Ali
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Clotrimazole (Definition)

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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 awhile. ...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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What do you suggest if my husband has a really bad case of jock itch and says that lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra is good stuff considering that?

What do you suggest if my husband has a really bad case of jock itch and says that lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra is good stuff considering that?

Clotrimazole: This is a pretty good antifungal. It's likely to clear up both candida and some of the common dermatophytes. Don't neglect basic hygiene (keeping things dry and clean, preventing chafing) ...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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Will lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra cure male yeast infection?

Will lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra cure male yeast infection?

Yes it will: Yes it will cure it and is often prescribed for male yeast infection. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to use lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra on a non athletes foot?

Is it a good idea to use lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra on a non athletes foot?

Non?: Athletes foot means fungus on the skin of your feet. Since athletes get them more often due to perspiration. You could still get fungus even if you sit on the couch all day. If your feet itches and has a rash on it use lotrimin ultra or Lamisil (terbinafine) cream. If it doesnt get better in two weeks see a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Will lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra for athlete's foot cure ringworm?

Will lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra for athlete's foot cure ringworm?

Probably: But like i just told another poster, fungal spores live for 30 days and do not wash out or are killed in the drier. So you need to keep treating the area for at least 30 days to prevent the fungus from returning (unless you're a fun-guy). ...Read more

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Can lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra stretch the skin of the penis? I have noticed that from a months of using it it makes the head of my penis wrinkle when flaccid.

Can lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra stretch the skin of the penis? I have noticed that from a months of using it it makes the head of my penis wrinkle when flaccid.

Lotrimin (clotrimazole) Side Effect: Burning, irritation, redness, or itching at the application site may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: rash, itching/swelling (face/tongue/throat), trouble breathing. ...Read more

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Should ringworm spots keep appearing even after treatment (Lotrimin (clotrimazole) Ultra) has been started for 5 days, or does it take awhile for it to take effect?

Should ringworm spots keep appearing even after treatment (Lotrimin (clotrimazole) Ultra) has been started for 5 days, or does it take awhile for it to take effect?

Ringworm: Ringworm can occasionally be resistant to treatment so you may need a different antifungal. Additionally, there is a common skin disorder that is often misdiagnosed as ringworm called pityriasis rosea which you may have. PR does not respond to topical antifungals but goes away on its own. It starts with one larger patch and then multiple smaller patches develop over a few weeks. ...Read more

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How long should I use lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra to treat between toe athletes foot to be sure it's completely gone? Been treating twice a day for a week thus far

How long should I use lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra to treat between toe athletes foot to be sure it's completely gone? Been treating twice a day for a week thus far

A couple more weeks: Athlete's foot is a fungal infection. In addition to using over the counter treatments like creams and sprays, you want to make sure you create an environment that fungus will not want to come back to. This includes keeping your feet dry and disinfecting your shoes. Also, keep in mind, fungus is everywhere. Any disruption in the skin can attract the fungus - avoid too dry skin too. ...Read more

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I had ringworm on groin. Lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra was used. Ringworm is faded. However red bumps appeared on groin, been there 4 days, could this be herpes?

I had ringworm on groin. Lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra was used. Ringworm is faded. However red bumps appeared on groin, been there 4 days, could this be herpes?

Red bumps : It may be recurrent ringworm. Herpes is painful and the bumps will eventually look like ulcers/blisters. If they are painless, you can try Lamisil (terbinafine) over the counter or a prescription antifungal for ringworm. If you suspect herpes, abstain from sex and consult with a physician. ...Read more

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Can it be ringworm if it is just a really red spot under my breast best cure over counter? Would lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra work better than regular lotrimin (clotrimazole)

Can it be ringworm if it is just a really red spot under my breast best cure over counter? Would lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra work better than regular lotrimin (clotrimazole)

The same: The lotrimin (clotrimazole)s (clotrimazole) you describe should work the same. Very common area to get a yeast infection, under the breast, i used to get them all the time when i was in my 20's there. The medication in regular lotrimin (clotrimazole) should work fine. ...Read more

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Can I use lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra antifungal cream 1% on my breast for the treatment of ringworm?

Sure: But this is the wrong question. By the way, clotrimazole, the generic, will do the same thing for less money. You can use it forever if you wish. "Ringworm" does not just happen. You caught it from a person or an animal and need to identify the source. Most people presenting to dermatologists with this diagnosis have something else and respond to a different therapy. A dermatologist is your best b ...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?

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

Dr. Michael Gabor
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