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Can antifungals like econazole be used to treat a rash on the areola?

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Dr. Mitchell Bressack
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In brief: Yes if it is yeast

Candida (yeast) infections on the nipple and areola are common in nursing women, and should clear with econazole and related "azole" medications.
If the rash is anything else, the econazole won't improve it.

In brief: Yes if it is yeast

Candida (yeast) infections on the nipple and areola are common in nursing women, and should clear with econazole and related "azole" medications.
If the rash is anything else, the econazole won't improve it.
Dr. Mitchell Bressack
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