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What really makes ringworm go away? I've tried everything, clotrimazole, tolnaftate, miconazole nitrate creams & terbinafine HCl pills & its still here

What really makes ringworm go away? I've tried everything, clotrimazole, tolnaftate, miconazole nitrate creams & terbinafine HCl pills & its still here

Lamisil/Hydrocortiso: Use Lamisil (terbinafine) and apply to infected and normal skin 2 cm beyond affected area each day for a period of one month. The first week pair this with Hydrocortisone 1% daily. If this fails to resolve the problem then best to be seen to consider other causes. You may need an oral antifungal if the topical regimen fails and the lesion is determined to truly be ringworm. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Miconazole (Definition)

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I m virgin and since somedays my vagina got red and itchy infact i used clotrimazole cream and it didn't work.Is it serious?

I m virgin and since somedays my vagina got red and itchy infact i used clotrimazole cream and it didn't work.Is it serious?

Not necessarily: It's not necessarily serious, but nonetheless if your symptoms are persisting and haven't responded to the treatment you tried, a visit to your doctor is advisable. ...Read more

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What are the uses for clotrimazole cream USP 1?

What are the uses for clotrimazole cream USP 1?

Fungal infections: This cream is used for fungal infections of the skin and sometimes in the vagina. It can also be used to treat seborrhoeic dermatitis of the face. ...Read more

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1 clotrimazole cream takes days to treat ringworm?

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A few weeks: Use it for a few weeks until you can't see the ringworm and continue another 1 week after that. It will also depend on how big the rash/es is/are. ...Read more

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Can girls under 10 use clotrimazole cream for thrush?

Can girls under 10 use clotrimazole cream for thrush?

Yes: Safety and effectiveness in children have been established for Clotrimazole when used as indicated and in the recommended dosage. ...Read more

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Can you use clotrimazole cream on your back for your acne?

Can you use clotrimazole cream on your back for your acne?

Won't work: It's an antifungal. If your "acne" is really pityrosporum infection / tinea / folliculutis, it will work wonders. If it's real acne, get with your personal physician. Acne on the trunk usually requires systemic rx -- a real antibiotic or isotretinoin. The latter isn't for the faint-hearted but may be what you need to get clear. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Clotrimazole cream 1 not working what else can treat ringworm?

See your primary: care doctor or a dermatologist. You may need a prescription cream. They can also confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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My husband uses clotrimazole cream for his athlete's foot. Is that a good cream to use? What else can he use to cure it?

My husband uses clotrimazole cream for his athlete's foot. Is that a good cream to use? What else can he use to cure it?

Athlete's foot: Yes that is a good cream. He needs to use it twice a day after washing his feet. Alternate at least two pairs of shoes, allowing the other to dry. Use anti fungal powder in his shoes. Keep his feet as dry as possible. ...Read more

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I've had an itchy vagina for 3 days. I'm a virgin. Should I put clotrimazole cream on it? It's so annoying.

I've had an itchy vagina for 3 days. I'm a virgin. Should I put clotrimazole cream on it? It's so annoying.

Trial of clotrimazol: Yes. This is a very reasonable thing to do, and has virtually no side effects (except for rare allergy). ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Clotrimazole (Definition)

Clotrimazole is a mouth/lip preparation which is a kind of ...Read more