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If you were going to prescribe nystatin for gastrointestinal yeast - what would be the dosage for a 15 yr old, 170lbs. And for how long? Our dr unsure
Adult dose: I would say with her weight, give her an adult dose: 1-2 tabs by mouth, three times a day until 2 days after the symptoms resolve. If it is the liquid, give her 5 to 10 ml by mouth three times a day for the same amount of time as above. ...Read more
She was given nystatin for a yeast infection and was told she has an overgrowth of yeast in her intestine but her rash isnt getting any better in 3 wk?
Can you place a drop of baby's oral nystatin on your nipples or the cream nystatin (for his yeast diaper rash)?
Oral Nystatin: Oral Nystatin will kill the yeast living in your digestive system and that recontaminates the affected area. Probiotics, yogurt & acidophilus milk will provide bacteria to help restore microbiological balance to the gut. If this doesn't work it may be time to see a physician to check your immune system. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 3 year old daughter had red bumps on her bottom and she says they are itchy. She had a yeast infection, nystatin didn't work. What could this be?
What can cause vaginal itching in the area above the clitoris/pubic bone area? Pcp said was yeast used (nystatin, triamcinolone) w no luck.
Use petroleum jelly.: At age 30, yeast (candida) would be at the top of my list, however contact dermatitis from soaps, lubricants, spermicides, reaction to detergents (used to wash clothing) to the medication given itself can cause itching. Group b strep which is a common colonizer can also cause irritation. It would help to obtain bacterial/fungal culture. Meanwhile use petroleum jelly, stop using soaps. See gyn/der. ...Read more
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