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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Nystatin Cream (Overview)

Nystatin cream is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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What is nystatin cream for?

What is nystatin cream for?

Yeast infection: Nystatin or Mycostatin (nystatin) cream is used to treat a yeast infection of the skin. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
23 doctors shared insights

Nystatin Cream (Overview)

Nystatin cream is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Effects of nystatin cream?

Effects of nystatin cream?

Anti-fungal.: Nystatin is an antifungal cream used for topical, skin yeast infections, such as athlete's foot, groin itch, etc. Side effects are minimal, but as with everything else, could get an allergic reaction to it. ...Read more

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Got a male yeast infection, prescribed flucanzole and nystatin cream. it's been 4 days and there still redness around head and test. area. normal?

Got a male yeast infection, prescribed flucanzole and nystatin cream. it's been 4 days and there still redness around head and test. area. normal?

Probably: Really would need to see this to be sure, but it may take a while for the inflammatory reaction to the yeast infection to dissipate. Give it a few more days and if it fails to get better go back and see your doctor. Something else may be going on. ...Read more

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I have some kind of foot fungus it causes daily pain cracked heels and fissures on the bottom of my feet. what would be prescribed? Nystatin cream?

I have some kind of foot fungus it causes daily pain cracked heels and fissures on the bottom of my feet.  what would be prescribed? Nystatin cream?

May not be fungus: There are several causes of dry and cracked heels, including fungus. However, dysfunctional glands in the skin can cause it as well and is in fact a more common cause. There are many prescription creams to help with dry and cracked heels, including antifungal medications if it is caused by fungus. ...Read more

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Took flucanzole and used nystatin cream for swelling and redness of the head of the penis. going away a little but now rash on testicles, what is this?

Took flucanzole and used nystatin cream for swelling and redness of the head of the penis. going away a little but now rash on testicles, what is this?

Could: Be the se thing and the same cream would work, or another infection of it doesn't that would need you to go back to the doctor for evaluation and further treatment ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will nystatin cream be used to treat ringworm?

See below: Should work. However there are cheaper and non toxic preparations available. ...Read more

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Has anyone suffered from bad side effects from nystatin cream?

Very unusual: Nystatin is an antifungal cream used for topical, skin yeast infections, such as athlete's foot, groin itch, etc. Side effects are minimal, but as with everything else, could get an allergic reaction to it. ...Read more

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Effects of nystatin cream?

Anti-fungal.: Nystatin is an antifungal cream used for topical, skin yeast infections, such as athlete's foot, groin itch, etc. Side effects are minimal, but as with everything else, could get an allergic reaction to it. ...Read more

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Dr. Edward Hirsch
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Mycostatin (Definition)

Mycostatin is an ocular NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) which is a ...Read more


Dr. Edward Hirsch
256 doctors shared insights

Nystatin (Definition)

Treats infections caused by fungus. Belongs to a class ...Read more