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Miconazole Nitrate Medication
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
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 effective 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
Tinea cruris on penis, even in winter. I'm using this cream (miconazole nitrate, neomycin sulphate, clobetasol proplonate, zinc sulphate, chlorocresol cream)?
Please clarify: Thank you for letting us know. Is it working for you? What is your question? ...Read more
No: It has not been shown to interfere. ...Read more
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
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
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
I keep getting underarm fungal rash. I use miconazole nitrate and it only controls It for a little while but it always come back. It's spreading : (?
My athletes foot still in my foof im using canesten and miconazole nitrate but still nothings change. What's 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
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
Yes: It is a recommended med for ring worm. ...Read more
I have a yeast infection and took a miconazole nitrate 2% (one day) treatement, I am trying to get pregant, is it safe, how long do I need to wait?
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
How long after using miconazole nitrate vaginal cream for a yeast infection does it take to start working?
5 to 7 days: It takes from 5 to 7 days. ...Read more
I tried isoconazole nitrate for the first week and miconazole nitrate for the second week for vaginal yeast infection but I still have discharge?
I was having symptoms of a yeast infection and used miconazole nitrate insert 1200mg (1 day) last night and my vagina is now burning inside. Normal?
Can beclomethasone, dipropionate, neomycin sulfate and miconazole nitrate cream helps in removeing scars mark?
Depends on the scar: Unfortunately those topical meds might not help, better see a dermatologist/plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Will beclomethasone, dipropionate, neomycin sulphate and miconazole nitrate cream help in removing scars?
No: None of these would help for removing scars but depending on the condition may reduce complications that could lead to scar formation. ...Read more
Hi docs, would beclomethasone, dipropionate, neomycin sulfate and miconazole nitrate cream helps in removing scars mark?
Is it okay to use butenafine hydrochloride cream (1%) along with miconazole nitrate powder spray (2%) at the sametime for fungal treatment on groin?
OK: But why use 2 meds of the same type? Otc Miconazole is cheap & usually works well. ...Read more