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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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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

Dr. Subir Mitra
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Ringworm (Definition)

Ringworm is neither ring or a worm -- it is a skin rash that can be circular and slowly enlarging with redness and scale caused by ...Read more


Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Nystatin And Triamcinolone (Definition)

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