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Will anti-fungal cream help with ingrown toe-nails?

Will anti-fungal cream help with ingrown toe-nails?

No: This is a different process. Ingrown toenails are a nail issue where the borders grow into or impinge on the nail borders. ...Read more

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Will anti fungal cream clear up an infected/ingrown toe nail ?

Will anti fungal cream clear up an  infected/ingrown toe nail ?

No: Ingrown portion of nail must be rmoved or cut away. Antibiotics may be necessary as well. ...Read more

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Will anti fungal cream work for my sores in the corner of my mouth?

Will anti fungal cream work for my sores in the corner of my mouth?

Maybe: Use inside the mouth is not recommended. If you are referring to the corners of your lips (oral commissure), then that may be a condition called perleche. Antifungal creams such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) may help, but Lamisil (terbinafine) probably will not as it does not treat yeast very well. ...Read more

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I need to know will anti fungal cream clear up rash like circle on penis gland that is my only problem everything else is fine?

I need to know will anti fungal cream clear up rash like circle on penis gland that is my only problem everything else is fine?

Rash in penis: What you have maybe completely normal if you have pearl-like or tiny cysts that encircle the corona of the glans. Consult your doctor or a urologist to make the correct diagnosis. You may not have to use any treatment after all. If the picture confirms your rash, stop worrying - it's normal and not an std. ...Read more

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I have constant angular chillitis tried anti fungal creams nothing works help.?

I have constant angular chillitis tried anti fungal creams nothing works help.?

Go see your doc: Check out http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1949217/ as there are many causes of angular cheilitis. So in order to effect a cure, we need to find cause. Bottom line: go see your doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of anti fungal cream should i apply on jock itch?

What kind of anti fungal cream should i apply on jock itch?

Pharmacy: Go to nearest pharmacy and get an over the counter cream. They are usually in an aisle near the pharmacy. Ask the tech/Pharmacist if you need help. Tinactin is a brand name that comes to mind. ...Read more

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I started a anti fungal cream for jock itch. How long do I need to apply it? When will it cured?

I started a anti fungal cream for jock itch. How long do I need to apply it?  When will it cured?

Approx 2-4 weeks: If there are visible signs of the fungus i.E scaly skin you would want to use the medication until this disappears. Similarly, with the itching. ...Read more

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I have jock itch. I am taking anti fungal pills n applying cream..but it's not reducing after one month. what else should I try at home?

I have jock itch. I am taking anti fungal pills n applying cream..but it's not reducing after one month. what else should I try at home?

Yeast: First, let you physician know its not getting better. You may have something else going on like diabetes or the rash may be something else. Cool dry air help kill yeast. maybe lie on the bed with fan on the area a few times a day ...Read more

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Hi I have had what seems to be jock itch for a couple of weeks, I started using an anti fungal cream 5 days ago. How long untill it gets better :-)?

Hi  I have  had what seems to be jock itch for a couple of weeks, I started using an anti  fungal cream 5 days ago. How long untill it gets better :-)?

Depends ON How Bad: Typically, jock itch (tinea cruris) will be cleared within in 7-10 days of daily treatment. More involved cases may take longer. Cases that are resistant to specific creams, won't clear until you get the correct treatment. Sometimes the discoloration associated with the infection can take longer to clear, waiting for the skin cells to be replaced. ...Read more

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What is the best anti fungal cream for blisters andringworm ?

What is the best anti fungal cream for blisters andringworm
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Clotrimazole: None of the anti fungals are necessarily better than the next, but i tend to recommend Clotrimazole (lotrimin), which is available otc. Really bad ringworm might require a prescription for oral meds.. ...Read more

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Why does my anti-fungal cream seem to have stopped working?

Why does my anti-fungal cream seem to have stopped working?

Uncertain: Which cream is it? What is being used to treat? Sure it is a fungal infection? How long has it been used? Are you diabetic or immunocompromised? ...Read more

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If I shower a couple hours after applying anti fungal cream do I need to reapply it?

If I shower a couple hours after applying anti fungal cream do I need to reapply it?

Depends On The Cream: Some creams absorb into the skin quicker than others, some normally are applied every few hours. On a one time basis, i would suggest that you reapply the cream and then schedule your showers to occur prior to one of your scheduled applications of the cream. ...Read more

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Can I use anti fungal cream for eyelids?

Can I use anti fungal cream for eyelids?

Not recommended: I highly doubt you have a fungal skin infection around you eyelids. Check with an eye doctor for the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are some great anti fungal cream without prescription?

What are some great anti fungal cream without prescription?

Here are some for: yeast fungal infections. Over- the- counter medicines include: Micon 7, Monistat, Vagistat, Gynazole, Femcare, Gyne-lotrimin Mycelex, Monistat (miconzole), Vagistat-1 (tioconazole), Femstat (butoconazole) (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex( clotrimazole). ...Read more

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Balanitis 4months not going away after several anti-fungal creams, referred to specialist, awaiting swab results. But could it be non-infectiou caus?

Balanitis 4months not going away after several anti-fungal creams,  referred to specialist, awaiting swab results. But could it be non-infectiou caus?

Get checked: perhaps another visit with your primary doctor is helpful. If worsening symptoms an urgent care or emergency room visit would be helpful to confirm the infection. ...Read more

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What should I look for in an anti-fungal cream to treat athlete's foot?

What should I look for in an anti-fungal cream to treat athlete's foot?

Lamisil (terbinafine) or Lotrimin: These are the two topical antifungal medications recommended by a lot of doctors. Follow the directions and use for the prescribed treatment times. If they do not work see a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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