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Mycolog Ii Corticosteroid Antibiotic Combination
Does mycolog II cream cure a yeast infection or is it just used for temporary relief? And if so how long will it take to cure a yeast infection?
Yeast "infection": Technically, vaginal yeast "infection" is an overgrowth problem because the natural balance between lactobacilli & yeast has been upset; common causes are antibiotics (kill the lactobacilli), diabetes (more food for the yeast), frequent douching, etc. Mycolog helps decrease the amount of yeast to restore the balance. Many variables determine how long to restore this balance/"cure the infection". ...Read more
Yeast infections : Mycolog ii is an anti-fungal and is used for yeast infections. If your treatment fails to relieve your symptoms, you may have BV (bacterial vaginosis) which is usually treated with Flagyl pills/gel or Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) cream. See your doc if your symptoms persist for an exam and testing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do I treat perioral dermatitis/eczema? I've tried topical corticosteroids, topical antibiotics and now the derm is prescribing anti fungal.
A CT scan confirmed sinusitis on my 6 yr old. What is the best treatment other than antibiotics and corticosteroids? He/she is on cifex, aerius, avamys, xylalin & sinarest.
Peds Sinusitis: Sounds like a pretty unhappy child, sorry about that. Lots of meds, too. We usually try to manage pediatric sinusitis with medications, like antibiotics and steroids. Can also use saline irrigation or spray in the nose. Further, a landmark study has shown that many children suffer from reflux and by treating, they often can get their sinusitis better. Consider reflux treatment and add saline. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm on Maxitrol drops because of an ear infection. They include corticosteroids and antibiotics. Can I take them although I have stomach ulcer?
I have had persistent sinus inflamation, sore swollen throat and night sweats for a bit over a month. 2 rounds of antibiotics & cortisone. still sore. What can it be? I am on antihistamines and corticosteroids nasal spray right now. Weekend, so will only
? incomplete therapy: You might have not received the complete therapy for the condition, chronic/recurring sinusitis is at times difficult to treat, right broad-spectrum antibiotics for a good 4-8 or even 12 weeks of treatment together with steroids initially, and more important is proper diagnosis, also need to rule out causes for chronuc infection/inflammation, see a specialized allergist/Immunologist, goodluck ...Read more
Ct scan confirmed sinusitis in 6 yr old. What is best treatment other than antibtics & corticosteroids? On cifex, aerius, avamys, xylalyn & sinarest.
No: I am assuming you mean oral corticosteroids? You can get topical for skin issues, but not oral for inflammation(and you cannot ingest the topical form). Oral corticosteroids can have serious side effects and need to prescribed in specific ways, so its safest to do this with a doc prescribing. ...Read more
It would be unusual.: It would be unusual for topical corticosteroids to cause weight fluctuations. Although there are many strengths of topical steroids, unless you were to use an unusual amount these steroids it would be unlikely to cause any weight changes. Oral corticosteroids can cause weight gain if taken for a significant period of time. With short term steroid use, there are usually minimal side effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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