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Is it possible for you to apply clotrimazole cream on herpes simplex?

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Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: It's possible

Sure, you can do that.
It won't help the herpes eruption, though. Clotriazole treats fungus so, it would only be useful for a fungal superinfection of the rash. To treat herpes, you would need to use oral medication which is sometimes combined with topical soothing treatments.

In brief: It's possible

Sure, you can do that.
It won't help the herpes eruption, though. Clotriazole treats fungus so, it would only be useful for a fungal superinfection of the rash. To treat herpes, you would need to use oral medication which is sometimes combined with topical soothing treatments.
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