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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 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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Miconazole (Definition)

Miconazole is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal ...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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Can clotrimazole cream treat eczema?

Can clotrimazole cream treat eczema?

Eczema: Clotrimazole is a medication used to treat fungus. Eczema is dry irritated skin and is not a fungus. Use moisturizers like cerave cream which is otc and prescription topical cortisone. See your local dermatologist for prescription topical medication. ...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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Can I use clotrimazole cream USP 1‰ on my daughters face . She has hepes simplex 1. Shes in oral meds.

Can I use clotrimazole cream USP 1‰ on my daughters face . She has hepes simplex 1. Shes in oral meds.

Danger: No. No. No. Clotrimazole is to treat a fungal infection. Herpes is a viral infection of the nerve under the skin. It is not an infection of the skin. The sore is a symptom of what is going on deeper in the skin where you cannot see. It is in no way a fungal infection or would respond in any way to this anti-fungal medication. ...Read more

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How do you apply clotrimazole cream to my vagina? There is nothing in the box to do it with. Should I use my finger? If yes, how?

How do you apply clotrimazole cream to my vagina? There is nothing in the box to do it with. Should I use my finger? If yes, how?

Vaginal cream: The Clotrimazole vaginal cream should have come with applicators & directions for their use. Contact your pharmacist or the place of purchase to see if the package you got was defective. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use lotrimin af [clotrimazole cream] on the head of my penis?

Is it safe to use lotrimin af [clotrimazole cream] on the head of my penis?

Yes unless allergic: To any of components of the cream. Very effective for yeast and fungal infections. ...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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