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Miconazole Allergy In Children
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 use miconazole it causes my skin to be red, is this is a sign of allergy to miconazole?how to differentiate between fungal and bacterial jock itch?
It is typically: not easy to tell between the two mentioned, as both can reach a point of severity that would make the rash/ skin reaction appear similar. Both can become pustular and/or weepy, though fungal infections are typically less inflammatory appearing than bacterial. It is best that you see a healthcare provider to diagnose and treat your properly. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Can a bad fungal infection cause rash that hurts/tingle/crawly feeling? I thought scabies/derm says allergy.Prednisone made worse, miconazole helping.
Not usual: Since prednisone made it worse, I suspect that your problem may be from an anxiety reaction if there is no visible rash. If there is a rash, then one needs to consider other conditions than allergy (which usually causes itching). This is not likely from a fungal infection however. Get a 2nd opinion if needed. ...Read more
Should I worry about microscopic tears occurring in a condom if I'm currently using Miconazole suppositories when I can't check the condom after sex?
Site of infection: This is an antifungal given for infection of the skin, nails and vagina. It should be applied to whichever of these sites is infected, lightly, several times per day after cleaning and drying. ...Read more
Similar antifungals: These medicines are quite similar, and often doctors use them interchangeably. The question as to 'what site' is involved may determine which product gets used. I have faith that either one would work fine for minor fungal infections. If these over the counter products don't help, then it's time to take it to the next level -call a doc. Infectious disease docs know the most about fungal infections ...Read more
Anytime you want: You can have "sex" any time you want, but if you're referring to vaginal sex, it's best to wait until the full treatment is completed to insure a cure of the fungal infection and that you don't transmit it to your partner. Your partner should also be treated to make sure you don't "ping-pong" the infection back and forth. ...Read more
Yes: It may be a little more mess but it is ok Don't use tampons though. ...Read more
Miconazole;Pregnancy: Effects on pregnancy: clinical observations have been completed on more than 38, 000 pregnancies where Miconazole was used. There was no higher incidence of birth defects or pregnancy complications in these cases compared to women who did not receive treatment. The food and drug administration has not placed this drug in a pregnancy category. ...Read more