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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

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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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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Is triamcinolone acetonide cream effective to treat foot/nail fungus?

Is triamcinolone acetonide cream effective to treat foot/nail fungus?

No: It is a steroid cream not an antifungal. Also, steroid creams should be used judiciously as they do carry side effects and hence should not be used indiscriminantly. ...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 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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Can triamcinolone acetonide cure a ringworm?

Can triamcinolone acetonide cure a ringworm?

Ringworm: Ringworm is caused by a fungus in the skin. Triamcinolone is a steroid which can reduce redness and itching but does not directly treat the fungus. Sometimes ringworm can resolve on its own, but if getting worse, needs an antifungal. ...Read more

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Will triamcinolone acetonide cream help with my really annoying jock itch?

No: It will take away the itching for awhile, but usually makes it easier for the fungus to grow and can make things worse overall. ...Read more

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Will triamcinolone acetonide cream USP 0.1% help get rid of scabies?

Will triamcinolone acetonide cream USP 0.1% help get rid of scabies?

Terrible choice: Not only will it not kill the mites, it will suppress the ability to heal. Further, it's a prescription medication that you're proposing to use for some other purpose. Get with a competent physician -- scabies is easy to manage with the right Rx. ...Read more

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Can you masturbate using triamcinolone acetonide cream as lotion?

Triamciniolone cream: This would not be a good idea as the cream can damage the skin and may be absorbed into your body and cause Cushing's. Google Cushings and look at images. Suspect you would not like to look like this.
Also if too much is absorbed and you suppress your own adrenals you may die if injured. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding and using triamcinolone acetonide cream?

Breastfeeding and using triamcinolone acetonide cream?

Ok: Very little systemic absorption from topical steroids so little chance of passage to child through breastmilk. However this is not true if the steroid cream is applied to your nipples, then the baby can ingest it. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of exzema for once and for all? Triamcinolone acetonide cream helps it go away but it comes back

How do I get rid of exzema for once and for all? Triamcinolone acetonide cream helps it go away but it comes back

Difficult...: It can be difficult to completely eradicate eczema but some measures that can decrease exacerbations include avoiding triggers that you are known to be allergic to, using mild soaps and detergents, frequent moisturizing with lotion (especially after bathing), etc. Use the triamcinolone cream on the affected area once the rash occurs until the area heals. See a skin doctor if it is worsening. ...Read more

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I used triamcinolone acetonide cream on my chest for really bad hives and now my chest has broken out VERY severely. Did the cream cause it?

I used triamcinolone acetonide cream on my chest for really bad hives and now my chest has broken out VERY severely. Did the cream cause it?

No: Allergy to triamcinolone acetonide is rare so there's probably another explanation. Also this drug may not be very effective here if hives (Urticaria) is truly what you have. Rashes are very difficult to describe. Can you send a photo? There are very good over the counter anthistamines that can help hives. ...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


Dr. Thomas Fiala
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