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Dr. Robert Flinchbaugh
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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


Dr. Arnold Beresh
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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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Dr. Charles Whiting
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May i put clotrimazole cream on vagina?

May i put clotrimazole cream on vagina?

Yes: There are Clotrimazole creams specifically formulated for vaginal yeast infections. An example is Gyne-Lotrimin 3. This product is for vaginal use only. Clotrimazole is formulated many different ways. So if you are using a topical Clotrimazole cream, you must read the package to determine if it can be used vaginally or not. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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1 clotrimazole cream takes days to treat ringworm?

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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