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Will nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream help with ringworm?

Will nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream help with ringworm?

No: They are terrible actually. Nystatin is an antifungal medicine, but is not effective against ringworm. Triamcinolone is a topical steroid that will help you with your itch, but often makes it easier for the fungus to grow and often allows it to spread more deeply into the skin. ...Read more

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Dr. Ritu Saini
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Trichophyton (Definition)

Trichophyton is one of the common types of fungus that can infect the skin, called a "dermatophyte". It can cause ringworm of the skin (such as athlete's foot or jock itch) or of the scalp. It is usually diagnosed with a scraping of the skin and can be treated with topical medications if on the skin, or oral medicines if involving ...Read more


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My daughter accidentally got of hold of her nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream and ate some of it. What should I do?

Poison Control: In all likelihood, there will be no effects in your little one besides possible stomach upset. However, you should give Poison Control (800-222-1222) a call, and they will guide you through all the necessary steps; they are best equipped with all of the up-to-date information and will provide you with the support and reassurance you need! ...Read more

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I have anal fissure i was prescribed nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream got it thursday how long will it take for my anal fissure to heal?

I have anal fissure i was prescribed nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream got it thursday how long will it take for my anal fissure to heal?

Soon: The anus heals relatively fast but it may take several more days. Use stool softeners/metamucil to keep your bowel movements as soft as possible. Also sitz baths will help it heal faster. ...Read more

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Can i use nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream to treat a rash caused by allergy to roaches?

Can i use nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream to treat a rash caused by allergy to roaches?

Depends: Nystatin is used to treat fungal infections. Triamcinolone is topical steroid, which is used to treat eczema or allergic contact dermatitis type reactions. I f the rash is being caused by an allergic reaction, using the triamcinolone cream twice daily on the affected area will help. However, roaches traditionally causes nasal allergy symptoms or worsening of asthma and rarely contact reactions. ...Read more

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What are nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide creams typically prescribed for?

What are nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide creams typically prescribed for?

Varied: As a combo cream it may be used for a rash that your doctor believes has a fungal component as well as itch. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to use nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide on razor bumps?

No not a good idea: It is not a good idea to use nystatin/triamcinolone cream for razor bumps.Razor bumps need to be prevented by waxing, laser treatments, and if not infected you can use retin a (tretinoin) cream and if there is infection you may need topical antibiotics with/without systemic/oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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Do nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide treat vulvitis?

Do nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide treat vulvitis?

Fungal types: This medication is an antifungal and anti-inflammatory cream used to treat fungal type of vulvitis. In other words, to treat the yeast on the skin of the vulva. Many times this is used in conjunction with a vaginal yeast medication if yeast are both places. ...Read more

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Is nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide safe to use in my face for seb dermatitis? It's 1% strength.

No (very short!): The concentration of triamcinolone (tac) is too high. For the face, concentrations should be 0.025 or less of tac. Problems that occur if you use this high concentration is thinning of the skin and steroid acne. Usually no higher that 2.5% (hc)hydrocortisone (or equivalent) is recommended on the face. The otc hc cream is actually only 0.1%. You will need to see your doc for a prescription. ...Read more

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How long for nystatin triamcinolone acetonide cream to cure yeast infection?

How long for nystatin triamcinolone acetonide cream to cure yeast infection?

Only skin yeast infe: Nystatin triamcinolone cream should not be used for vaginal infection.It is a combination steroid and antifungal cream and sometimes used by some to treat yeast infection of skin and it helps control he inflammation while Nystatin controls the yeast infection.How long it takes depends on the severity and site of the infection.Can be few days to longer than a week. ...Read more

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Is it possible to treat tinea versicolor with nystatin triamcinolone acetonide cream?

Is it possible to treat tinea versicolor with nystatin triamcinolone acetonide cream?

NOT GOOD IDEA: Tinea versicolor needs to be treated with more effective antifungal lotion by local application and rarely combining with oral antifungal agents we can use 2.5% selineum sulphide, ketoconazole ointment or shampoo or Clotrimazole etc.Nystatin with triamcinolone is not the best treatment for this condition sometimes you have to also use oral therapy in resistant cases. ...Read more

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Can one use triamcinolone acetonide cream on a ringworm?

Can one use triamcinolone acetonide cream on a ringworm?

Helps with itching: Triamcinolone=steroid is sometime combined with antifungal cream to help with severe itching/irritation (inflammation). Steroid itself does not treat the ringworm. Lamisil, lotrimin, or tinactin (tolnaftate) are available otc and are often adequate to treat commom skin fungal/ringworm infections on skin (not beard/scalp areas). If not better in about 2 wks, consult doc for proper diagnosis/treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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My son ate some mystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream should I be worried? I mean he seems to be fine.... But i don't know if I should take him to the emergency room or what? What should I do?

My son ate some mystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream should I be worried? I mean he seems to be fine.... But i don't know if I should take him to the emergency room or what? What should I do?

Relax: Neither of these is toxic and both come in forms we give a baby by mouth. I would take the opportunity to get the poison control centers number and keep it by the phone.I would also scan the house for other ways baby can get into materials that could be poisonous or dangerous. Babies like to explore and unfortunately, they eat things to see how they taste. ...Read more

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Could fluocinonide or nystatin and triamcinolone cream help my ingrown toenail?

Could  fluocinonide or nystatin and triamcinolone cream help my ingrown toenail?

No: The only way to properly fix an ingrown toenails is to have the sharp portion of the nail which is digging into your skin removed by a podiatrist. ...Read more

Dr. Subir Mitra
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Ringworm (Definition)

A superficial fungal infection (dermatophytosis) of the arms and legs. The same appearances of ringworm may also occur on the scalp (tinea capitis), beard area (tinea ...Read more


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Nystatin And Triamcinolone (Definition)

Nystatin|triamcinolone is a corticosteroid/antibiotic combination which is a ...Read more