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Tinea versicolor cause and treatment??? Just applied an anti fungal cream "clotrigmarole cream usp1%"
TINEA VERSICOLOR: I CALL THIS A FRIENDLY FUNGOUS CONDITION. A KETOCONAZOLE CREAM AND SHAMPOO OFTEN WORKS WELL. IF YOU HAVE IT ON YOUR CHEST AND BACK, FOR EXAMPLE, WASH THOROUGHLY YOUR CHEST AND BACK, AND THEN AFTER YOU RINSE OFF, DRY AND APPLY THE CREAM AT BEDTIME. YOU MUST DO THIS FOR A FEW WEEKS. GOOD LUCK . . . ...Read more
No: Most topicals do not work well on nail fungus. There are a few that are specifically for nail fungus, but even these don't work as often as anyone would like. If you try a topical, it is important to use as often as suggested and keep the nail trimmed as short and thin as possible to give the medicine a chance to work. It may take the nail 6 months to grow out. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shampoo: No. It is to clean the hair. ...Read more
Works on skin: Works on skin but not nails.Get a more detailed answer ›
Lotrimin ultra antifungal cream with butenafine hydrochloride OR lotrimin antifungal cream with clotrimazole to cure male yeast infection?
Lotrimin (clotrimazole) spray: Lotrimin (clotrimazole) spray is Miconazole which can be used twice a day to fight the fungus of jock itch. There are other important things to do for the management - one being try to keep the area dry. Think of mold in the basement-- it loves moisture. Going forward do what u can to stay dry. A blow drier (on cool setting) after showers may help. Also wearing a towel for a while after may help. ...Read more
Thrush: I know you have another physician's answer. But, my worry is why you are having this symptom and why you have not been to the doctor or dentist to find out why this is happening to you. I worry that there may be an underlying condition or infection that we need to diagnose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have 3 creams which one is best for eczema? 1 Nystatin ointment 2 clotrimazole and betamethason dipropionate cream 3 aloe vesta anti fungal ointmen
Betamethasone: These medicines are for fungus; the clotrimazole/betamethasone mixture will help do to the steroid component, but it should never be applied to areas of thin skin (axillae, groin, face). The clotrimazole component is for fungus, as well as the other ointments you mentioned ...Read more
What would cause a round scaly itchy rash that spreads to other members of the home even after using antifungal which makes the itching worse. I've tried different product's. Muciprocion, anti fungal, my child was on keflex and then switched to septra thi
Not antifungal: Mupirocin, keflex and septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) aren't antifungals, those are antibiotics, topical and systemic. Miconazole cream though is the antifungal, it's OTC, needs at least 2 weeks of application, but you ultimately want to see your doctor, it might not be ring worm to start with, also if you have a pet at home, it needs to be taken care of, wish you all wellness. ...Read more
Went to the doctor and he gave me metronidazole (anti fungal) tablets, and another antifungal cream and an antibacterial douche and nothing seems to help. What should I do?
Vinegar sitz baths: Try taking sits baths with 4-5 tablespoons of white vinegar to the water several times a day the vinegar serves as antibacterial agent. ...Read more
Fungus & moisture: Fungus like warm moist environments. Areas with skin-on-skin contact (the folds of your body, armpits, groin, under breasts, etc) or increased sweating are more prone to fungal infections than drier skin areas. Drying agents, like powders, can help prevent many fungal infections by minimizing the moist environment they prefer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a fungal rash on my right breast that wont go away even with the 2 weeks using nystatin & triamcolone, help?
Fungus treatment: Nystatin is a medication that is used for yeast infections. It does not work for fungal infections. Intertrigo is a common condition that results in redness and wet skin under the breasts. This is caused by moisture and skin touching skin. Occasionally, a yeast will colonize the area. Keeping the area dry and avoiding skin to skin contact is most helpful. ...Read more
Daughters 2 and has diaper fungal infection for 2 months now weve seen her doc they first tried nystatin then clot.Nothing worked?
Diaper rash: There could be following reasons for failure of therapy: a) it's not a fungal rash. If you try to treat a staph ( bacterial) diaper rash or a contact diaper dermatitis with an anti- fungal, you are bound to experience therapy failure. B) the trigger ( diaper brand or wipes) is there; which needs to be changes to get positive results. C) your baby needs systemic therapy ( rather than topical). ...Read more
7yo has a brown area on his penis, near where the circumcision was. 5mm x 2mm. Has been bedwetting a bit. Fungal? I have nystatin-should I try it?
I keep getting under breast fungAl infections... All my blood work is normal. 2 week diflucan (fluconazole) n nystatin didn't work. What can I do now?My life suffer
Rash under breasts: Please see a dermatologist. There are other rashes that look like a fungal infection. Inverse psoriasis is found in the armpits, groin, under the breasts and in other skin folds on the body.It is particularly subject to irritation from rubbing and sweating because of its location in skin folds and tender areas. Please see a dermatologist. I'd be willing to bet it's inverse psoriasis. ...Read more
I still have red rash on testicles 4 wk I saw a doctor and was told it is a fungal infection. Doctor proscribed nystatin it helped a little. Advice?
Try other treatment: The most common red rash involving scrotum, groin, etc. is tinea cruris (jock itch), caused by a type of fungus that does not respond to nystatin. Discuss w/ your doctor. Or try an OTC jock itch cream, on the same pharmacy shelves as athletes foot products; look for active ingredient terbenafine or clotrimazole. There are other possible causes; see a dermatologist if OTC treatment doesn't work. ...Read more
Elevated: Liver enzymes is the most common one discussed other than allergic to the medication. ...Read more
Go see your doc: Check out http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1949217/ as there are many causes of angular cheilitis. So in order to effect a cure, we need to find cause. Bottom line: go see your doctor. ...Read more
Doubtful: Pinworms are a type of nematode or simply a worm. Usually quite treatable with a medicine called mebendazole. Some of the antifungals also end in azole such as ketoconazole, but are different types of medication and not likely to be effective. Mebendazole is usually taken as one pill, one dose, one time. Pretty neat really. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tea tree oil: Tea tree oil is commonly used for hair growth and is anti-fungal. ...Read more
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