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Miconazole Topical Anti Fungus Agent
My scortum itchy since a month ago, family Dr. Said fungus, was putting Miconazole 2% cream.Still itchy, Can other decease make itchy scortum, what?
Itchy: I agree with your doctor. If your not seeing improvement after a few weeks you might need to try another approach. :) ...Read more
Oral Antifungals: Scalp fungus (tinea capitis) responds poorly to topical antifungal medications. This is because the root of the hair is infected and the topical medication does not penetrate deeply enough to make a difference. Oral antifungals are what is required to treat this type of fungus. These include griseofulvuin, terbinafine, itraconazole, Fluconazole and ketoconazole among others. ...Read more
Tinea capitis: If the fungal infection is more widespread and deeper, you may need to take oral antifungals. I have found that for tinea capitis topical antifungals usually do not help and so i usually tend to prescribe oral antifungal instead of wasting time during which time the infection will spread further. ...Read more
Rapidly losing hair on middle front scalp due to antipsychotic usage and antidepressant usage. Would application of micronazole fix it? is it fungus?
With fluconazole 150mg tablet daily and applying miconazole, sertaconazole gels for red itchy scrotum, how soon will i know if they are effective?
Red Scrotum: Those agents are used for fungus in the groin area. If your doctor has diagnosed fungus using a special microscopic preparation, then you could expect clearing or improvement in a few days. Lacking improvement it would be wise to seek the care and opinion of the dermatologist. Never use cortisones on the scrotum if you can avoid it. ...Read more
Yes, safely: Miconazole does not enter the blood stream from the vagina to any significant extent and is safe to use during breast feeding. If you are thinking of using it on your nipples, then Clotrimazole (cream) is the same medication used to treat oral thrush in a baby, would be safe to use, and be effective as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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