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Medicine For Lotrimin Allergy
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
I've pruritis left foot in dist. Of medial plantar nerve for 5 yrs. Failed antifungals, lotrisone, (clotrimazole and betamethasone) hydration, urea, steroid cr. Allergy testing neg.?
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
Yes: They are 2 different anti-fungal medications.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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.
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
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?
Yes: It should work well.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: That should be fine. Spray powders will work best if you need medication between the toes. ...Read more
Lotrimin (clotrimazole) spray: Lotrimin (clotrimazole) spray is Miconazole which can be used twice a day to fight the fungus of jock itch. There are other important things to do for the management - one being try to keep the area dry. Think of mold in the basement-- it loves moisture. Going forward do what u can to stay dry. A blow drier (on cool setting) after showers may help. Also wearing a towel for a while after may help. ...Read more
Lamicil: There are many other antifungal meds such as lamicil topical. ...Read more
No: Special schedule for treatment was made after years of experiments and found the best choice to make treatment better with less side effect. ...Read more