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Doctor insights on: Uses Of Nystatin Powder

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To cure a circular red rash on inner thighs around testicles should I use Nystatin Powder or a hydrocortisone cream? Or both? Itchy and burning

To cure a circular red rash on inner thighs around testicles should I use Nystatin Powder or a hydrocortisone cream? Or both? Itchy and burning

?Yeast infection?: Without examining this there is no way to know what it actually is. You might try asking your pharmacist for an antifungal cream or ointment and try this and if it does not work see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is nystatin powder available otc?

Is nystatin powder available otc?

No: Although many antifungal drugs are available over-the-counter (otc), Nystatin products are available by prescription only. ...Read more

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Is there a cheaper alternative to nystatin powder?

Yes: You have to shop around. Try any of the drug store brands of "anti-fungal" or "anti-yeast" powders. ...Read more

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Can you use nystatin ointment past expiration date?

In general: Do not recommend use past expiration date. You can discuss further with your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Should I use nystatin for athletes foot?

Yeast: Athlete's foot is a fungal infection of the foot. Nystatin will work for yeast (occasionally happens in between the toes). The typical athlete's foot infection is not yeast. A skin scraping can determine the exact organism. ...Read more

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Can you use 10 years old nystatin cream?!?

Not recommended: I'd strongly suggest not using a cream/ointment that is long-expired ... As the excipients in the cream may have degraded by now. See your doctor for a new prescription. ...Read more

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Do you know if nilstat (nystatin) oral tablets are safe to use in pregnancy?

No, Nobody knows: Animal or human reproduction studies have not been conducted with oral nystatin. It is also not known whether oral nystatin can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. Oral Nystatin should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed and the risk is justified by the expected benefit. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is nystatin rinse available otc? If so, how to use it for oral thrush from inhaler?

Rx: The oral form of Nystatin is available by prescription only in the United States. Your doctor will probably prescribe the liquid form, or in 'trouches', which are usually swished and spit or swallowed in the mouth four times daily. ...Read more

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Can I use nystatin cream for pityrosporum folliculitis?

Can I use nystatin cream for pityrosporum folliculitis?

No, but...: I do not believe Nystatin works on pityrosporum, but ketoconazole and selenium sulfide do!. Try otc Nizoral ad shampoo or selsun blue shampoo and lather it up on the affected areas x 5 minutes daily and wash it off in the shower. Do this for 2 weeks and see if you had success! ...Read more

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I have thrush and was prescribed nystatin in the oral rinse form. I am looking for instructions on how to use this (specifically if I am to swallow)?

Med instructions: Yes, usually it is prescribed as Swish and swallow.take the prescribed amount usually 10 ml, and swish thoroughly for few sec to upto a min then swallow. ...Read more

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Can you use nystatin cream for razor burn?

Yes but: That will not be harmful but may not help either. Nystatin is for yeast and razor burn is not caused by yeast. Nystatin/triamcinolone combination cream might make it feel better faster. ...Read more

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Should I use nystatin cream for a rash on my arm?

Should I use nystatin cream for a rash on my arm?

Determine Rash Cause: Prior to self administering Nystatin cream, determine the etiology of the rash by visiting your physician. Nystatin would be ineffective if you have an allergic reaction or an infection caused by a bacterium or virus. ...Read more

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Can I use nystatin cream for athlete's foot on my left foot?

Antifungual: Nystatin cream is a topical antifungual that I prescribe for my patients with tinea pedis. I would say yes. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have ringworm? The last time I went they gave me something called"nystatin and triamcinole acetonide" what else can I use

How do I know if I have ringworm? The last time I went they gave me something called"nystatin and triamcinole acetonide" what else can I use

Skin scraping: The most accurate diagnosis of ringworm would be skin scrapings with microscopic exam and culture for fungal agents. However, the diagnosis is often made on the basis of history and physical exam. A better treatment than Nystatin would be 1% Clotrimazole cream applied twice daily. Diffuse cases may require oral therapy. Consider a dermatology eval if not already done. ...Read more

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I have a rash around my vagina and butt and it seems to be spreading. I've tried everything and nothing seems to work I recently got nystatin and it doesn't stop the itching or spreading. What else can I use?

I have a rash around my vagina and butt and it seems to be spreading. I've tried everything and nothing seems to work I recently got nystatin and it doesn't stop the itching or spreading. What else can I use?

See an OB/GYN: You may be using a deodorant or other chemical substance to which you are developing a reaction, but the best thing to do is to have a professional examine the eruption and make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is " Nystatin Cream USP " Use For Penile area? Infection?

NYSTATIN CREAM: NYSTATIN CREAM IS USED FOR FUNGOUS INFECTIONS.
USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR INFECTIONS CAUSED BY YEAST!
IF YOU DON'T HAVE A YEAST INFECTION, DO NOT USE IT! ...Read more

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