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Lotrimin Topical Anti Fungus Agent
My girlfriend's dealing w/ red, enflamed sores around her mouth since thanksgiving 2013. 8 weeks. Nothing has seem to improve cept lotrimin. 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
My dermo told me that the reddish area between my breasts is caused by a fungus. Loprox is too expensive. Would lotrimin 1% cream be equally good?
Currently treating otitis externa/fungus infection with Lotrimin (Clotrimazole 1%) per dermatologist recommendation - how long before pain goes away?
1-2 days: 1-2 days. Dermatologist not ideal person to deal with otitis. If symptoms persist, see ENT doc for expert advice. ...Read more
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, 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. Talk to your podiatrist or dermatologist about pulse therapy Lamisil. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi Is clocip (clotrimazole) a good ointment for paranychia if the infection is caused by a fungus. Please help.Thanks.
Yes: Clotrimazole should help with fungal paronychia or sometimes chronic. However, I would suggest keeping in mind that acute paronychia is usually caused by bacteria like Staph. Unless the diagnosis is confirmed to be caused by a fungus and only a fungus, then clotrimazole can be used. However, if in doubt, should include antibacterials. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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