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Terbinafine On Labia
Here are some ...: Floucinonide is a steroid cream and chiefly used for skin rashes caused by allergy. So, it may be tried as instructed for 5-7 days and see. If improved, it's great, but don't use it daily for more than 10-14 days; if not improved as expected or worsened, seek pro-evaluation, Rx, & counseling. Remember: Allergy-related itchy skin rashes tend to be recurrent and its mainstay of care is avoiding... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neosporin: Neosporin is not harmful if used on the labia minora but has limited value. This is not a medication that Obgyns would prescribe for labial problems. The most important step is to determine what is wrong that makes you feel that you need Neosporin. If there is a bump or blister on the genitals then this should be evaluated by a doctor to determine the cause and treatment ...Read more
My 3+ weeks Baby had boils on inner thighs near genital area and also on scrotum. Siloderm Cream cleared boils leaving broken skin. Was it safe?
Yes: There are Clotrimazole creams specifically formulated for vaginal yeast infections. An example is Gyne-Lotrimin 3. This product is for vaginal use only. Clotrimazole is formulated many different ways. So if you are using a topical Clotrimazole cream, you must read the package to determine if it can be used vaginally or not. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Found sore on labia minora next to where I apply Aldara (imiquimod) on labia majora. Labia majora is not irritated however.Possible side effect or something else?
Typical side effect: This is a common side effect of imiquimod (Aldara) when it contacts healthy skin, especially thin moist skin or mucous membranes, like the labia minor. That's probably what's going on. But be aware that herpes is also a common cause of genital ulceration. If any doubt, check with the doctor who prescribed your treatment. ...Read more
Yes: Assuming your diagnosis is correct lotrimin (clotrimazole) is an effective treatment for fungal infections (ringworm). However "ringworm" infections involving the penis are somewhat unusual. Yeast infections would be a more likely fungal infection involving the penis and yes lotrimin (clotrimazole) would work for that too. ...Read more
Lots of Causes: There are a number of causes for labial or vaginal itching. Most commonly, it is caused by yeast. In other cases it can be a local reaction to soaps, detergents, or clothing which irritate the area. STD's are also a possibility, but less likely. None of these causes are treated by vagisil. The only way to find out the true cause and cure for a case of itching is to see your doctor. ...Read more
I had ringworm on groin. Lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra was used. Ringworm is faded. However red bumps appeared on groin, been there 4 days, could this be herpes?
Red bumps : It may be recurrent ringworm. Herpes is painful and the bumps will eventually look like ulcers/blisters. If they are painless, you can try Lamisil (terbinafine) over the counter or a prescription antifungal for ringworm. If you suspect herpes, abstain from sex and consult with a physician. ...Read more
Excision: If the sebaceous cysts are bothersome and cosmetically embarrassing you can have them easily removed in an office procedure using a pinpoint tip wire on an ellman radio surgical device. I have removed up to 40 of these waxy cysts in a single half hour time frame. There are no mess or creams that work. They are not acne or pimples. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer