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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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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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Can nystatin & triamcinolone acetonide cream help with a ringworm?

Can nystatin & triamcinolone acetonide cream help with a ringworm?

Yes it can: Nystatin alone is good enough but sometimes thwere is dermatitis alog with so combination is good choice. ...Read more

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Treating Ringworm (Checklist)

Apply Lamisil over the counter
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Continue two weeks after resolved
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seek a dermatologist if not resolved in 2 weeks
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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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Taking Statins (Checklist)

Take medications as prescribed
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Consider nighttime dosing to decrease effects of cramping during day
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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

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Nystatin And Triamcinolone (Definition)

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

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