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Does lotrimin (clotrimazole) cure penile fungus?

Does lotrimin (clotrimazole) cure penile fungus?

It may, but: How do you know you have a fungal infection. If any doubts, check w/your doctor. Also your sexual partner needs to be evaluated as well and treated simultaneously if indicated. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Clotrimazole (Definition)

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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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Of the three, lotrimin, Lamisil (terbinafine) and micatin, which is the best for treating scalp fungus?

Of the three, lotrimin, Lamisil (terbinafine) and micatin, which is the best for treating scalp fungus?

Tinea capitis: If the fungal infection is more widespread and deeper, you may need to take oral antifungals. I have found that for tinea capitis topical antifungals usually do not help and so i usually tend to prescribe oral antifungal instead of wasting time during which time the infection will spread further. ...Read more

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My girlfriend's dealing w/ red, enflamed sores around her mouth since thanksgiving 2013. 8 weeks. Nothing has seem to improve cept lotrimin (clotrimazole). Fungus?

My girlfriend's dealing w/ red, enflamed sores around her mouth since thanksgiving 2013. 8 weeks. Nothing has seem to improve cept lotrimin (clotrimazole). Fungus?

Herpes simplex?: This sounds superficially like herpes, but without seeing them there is no way to be sure. May be yeast infection but that would be very very unusual. She needs to be seen and examined by a knowledgeable physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best topical cream to cure toenail fungus?(nail is all yellow). Can clotrimazole 1% cure it or there is stronger cream for it? Thanks

What is the best topical cream to cure toenail fungus?(nail is all yellow). Can clotrimazole 1% cure it or there is stronger cream for it? Thanks

Jublia, (efinaconazole) a topical: liquid for nail fungus was just approved by the FDA as the ONLY topical drug effective on nail fungus. It's insanely expensive (thousands over the 11 months you need to use it), and not as effective as oral Lamisil (terbinafine). Talk to your podiatrist or dermatologist about pulse therapy Lamisil (terbinafine). ...Read more

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Can I use clotrimazole on lip fungus?

Its ok: Over-the-counter Clotrimazole products are usually intended to treat athlete's foot. Clotrimazole can be applied to the face if needed but you should avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes. If the rash does not improve, see your doctor, . ...Read more

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Fungus (Definition)

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Lotrimin (Definition)

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