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Where should you apply miconazole nitrate?

Where should you apply miconazole nitrate?

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

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Miconazole (Definition)

Miconazole is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal ...Read more


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What does miconazole nitrate do to yeast?

Stops growth: Miconazole is good treatment for several yeasts and fungi. Get the generic otc which is as good as the brand but costs less. ...Read more

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Is miconazole nitrate safe to use during pregnancy?

Topical yes: If using as a topical agent for yeast / fungus it is safe. Oral miconazole "buccal" is a class C drug for pregnancy and should be used by physician prescription and after consult weighing the risks and benefits. Good luck and congratulation on the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can I use Miconazole Nitrate Cream 2% while pregnant? I am 11 weeks along. I used it last night then also realized it was expired this morning.

Can I use Miconazole Nitrate Cream 2% while pregnant? I am 11 weeks along. I used it last night then also realized it was expired this morning.

Safe, effective: Yes, miconazole is safe in pregnancy. And medication expiration dates are very conservative. Even years after the printed date, most drugs are equally and no more toxic. Don't worry about it. However, you should discuss with your obstetrician and confirm the diagnosis; other conditions can mimic yeast and could be serious, especially in pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have sebborheic dermatitis on my face. should i use miconazole nitrate?

I have sebborheic dermatitis on my face. should i use miconazole nitrate?

Many options: Seborrheic dermatitis responds to a wide variety of treatments. You and your physician will want to work together to find what works for you. It's not curable, but easy to keep at bay. ...Read more

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Can you use daktarin cream miconazole nitrate on angular cheilitis?

Can you use daktarin cream miconazole nitrate on angular cheilitis?

Yes, but may not wor: my experience is that angular cheilitis is the result of systmemic yeast that has settlted at the commisures of the mouth. I have found that angular cheilitis is sensitive to either Diflucan, (fluconazole) or to Metagenic's Candibactin AR or BR. ...Read more

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Subsequent to using the miconazole nitrate vaginal insert(egg) i had a bad discharge, why?

Subsequent to using the miconazole nitrate vaginal insert(egg) i had a bad discharge, why?

Vaginal discharge: Miconazole inserts liquify in the vagina, so maybe it's the medication. If not, your apparent yeast infection might have been something else; or you had both yeast plus another infection. Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia, trich) are a concern if at risk, e.g. new or unsafe partner. See MD if you remain uncertain. ...Read more

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I got a boil can I use any of these for boils neomycin, saframycin and miconazole nitrate can I use any of them to cure boils?

I got a boil can I use any of these for boils neomycin, saframycin and miconazole nitrate can I use any of them to cure boils?

NO: A single, isolated boil will heal faster when it drains. If it does not drain on its own, hot soaks may help. A dr can drain it with simple surgery. Antibiotics do not help. Miconazole is for yeast ; fungus, not boils. The other 2 should never be used on skin because they are useless that way and are prone to cause allergic reactions. ...Read more

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How to ask your parents to get u miconazole nitrate for hair growth?

How to ask your parents to get u miconazole nitrate for hair growth?

Have only heard: anecdotals about using miconazole nitrate for hair growth. Are you balding? Frankly, it would probably be a better bet - to see your dermatologist if you are having hair health issues. ...Read more

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My athletes foot still in my foof im using canesten and miconazole nitrate but still nothings change.Whats the best medicine cream for athletes foot?

My athletes foot still in my foof im using canesten and miconazole nitrate but still nothings change.Whats the best medicine cream for athletes foot?

There are many: If off the shelf meds are not working then you need to see a podiatrist to make sure that it is an athletes foot infection or for a prescription med. ...Read more

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I have had jock itch for over a week, i've been treating with econazole nitrate for 11 days and using miconazole nitrate powder. Is it ok to have sex or will I transfer this to my partner?

I have had jock itch for over a week, i've been treating with econazole nitrate for 11 days and using miconazole nitrate powder. Is it ok to have sex or will I transfer this to my partner?

No risk, no worries: The fungi that cause jock itch are around all the time anyway, whether or not someone has obvious jock itch. Most people carry them, and therefore exposure to somone with active jock itch doesn't increase their risk. It's best to avoid sex in severe infections with inflammation, soreness, weeping fissures, etc -- but this is mostly for comfort, not partner protection. No worries. ...Read more

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Initially it started like jock itch but reached the glans and now the glans is leathery skinned with two red patches of inflammation.I have already been applying Miconazole-nitrate ointment for about 2 weeks now. The itching in the inner thighs has stoppe

Fungus is: likely. You need to see your doc so you can get something strong enough to get rid of it. Please change underwear at least daily and keep the area clean and dry. Peace and good health. Please do not sit around in sweaty running shorts, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Micatin (Definition)

Micatin is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal ...Read more