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Nizoral Anti Fungal Agent
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
I have a fungal rash which i'm using Nizoral (ketoconazole) cream for, so how long before the rash disappears?
Could my folliculitis be fungal? Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo has improved it? Got better after I quit doxy. Culture test showed infection, couldn't tell what kind
Are fungal infections/yeast the main infection on the scalp or are there similar infections? And is Nizoral (ketoconazole) good to use?
Topical Antifungal: Nizoral (ketoconazole) is ketoconazol which is a treatment for fungal infection. It is available in tropical preparations and shampoo. It is used for scalp fungal infections that can lead to problems including hair loss. Similar infection in the skin can occur anywhere in the body and can be treated with ketoconazol. ...Read more
Is there a natural modality for Eos fungal rhinosinusitis? Diluted oregano oil spray? Nizoral (ketoconazole) worked years ago. Looking to find a ENT versed in this
Don't know of any: Excerpt from good article below: "Although fungi are ubiquitous and in the nasal mucus of both healthy people and patients, it is only in the patients that the eosinophils (part of the inflammatory response) are found. Fungi in the nasal mucus are harmless, yet in CRS patients these same fungi stimulate an inflammatory response... http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1936313/ ...Read more
Yeast over growth..recurrent dandruff @first stage not took much..all shampoos failed incl nizoral (ketoconazole)..kindly say best oral antifungal wid dosage!!thnku?
Generally yes: Fungal infections of the skin are very common. They are sometimes referred to a 'ring worm', even though worms and not involved. Ketoconazole is a commonly used anti-fungal medication which may be effective. However, topical medications are not effective for scalp infection; an oral medication is needed. See your doctor if the rash persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White patches on uppr arm.Doctor said fungal&prscbed ketoconazole. It resembles http://www.Walgreens.Com/marketing/library/graphics/images/en/2478.Jpg?
Your doc is right: Tinea versicolor- the fungal rash, caused by the malassezia globosa fungus, malassezia furfur. These yeasts are normally found on the human skin and only become troublesome under certain circumstances: a warm and humid environment. However the exact conditions that cause initiation of the disease process are poorly understood. Antifungal treatment as ketoconazol is a right treatment for it. ...Read more
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