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Should I put lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra on every one of my new bumps of ringworm? They tiny and red should I start treatment right away?
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
I've had jock itch for two months. I tried Tinactin, and Lotrimin Ultra with minimal results from Lotrimin. Lamisil next or should I see my doctor?
Time to see doc: Yes go see your doctor for exam and treatment ...Read more
I began using Lotrimin Ultra two days ago for a yeast infection on my penis. When should I start seeing results & how long should I continue to apply?
Lotrimin ultra antifungal cream with butenafine hydrochloride OR lotrimin antifungal cream with clotrimazole to cure male yeast infection?
You could: But they are both anti fungal creams, so I'm not sure what extra benefit you would obtain. ...Read more
Lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra: Can be purchased OTC.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: You can use them together without a problem. ...Read more
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
My husband a really bad case of jock itch and says that lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra is good stuff. Will that help him?
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?
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
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.
Yes: It should work well.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 doesn't get better in two weeks see a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more
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
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
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
No it will not: No it will not make it worse. ...Read more
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
Can I put Lotrimin (clotrimazole) Ultra on my scalp? My GP just told me to buy some for tinea versicolor but I also have fungal scabs on my scalp. Can I use this?
Tinea versicolor: You can use head and shoulders hair shampoo that may be more effective. In any case it will take 6-8 weeks to heal ...Read more
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 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