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Ketoconazole Cream

Ketoconazole cream is an antifungal medication used for treating athlete's feet, jock itch, ringworm, and seborrhea. It should be applied to the affected region twice daily. It is composed of Ketoconazole, propylene glycol, stearyl, and cetyl alcohol, sorbin monostearate with some other ingredients.

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I have been suffering from a ringworm infection for the last two years. Kindly suggest a treatment.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from a ringworm infection for the last two years. I consulted many doctors, but it did not solve my problem. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the history and image (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) provided by your end, and I understand your concern. Ringworm or Tinea corporis infection needs consistent treatment and usually recurs due to stagnation of moisture and ...  Read Full »

Is it safe to apply Ketoconazole cream on my penis or urethra?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 68 years old, 6 feet 2 inches tall, and weigh 200 pounds. I had a precancerous lesion removed by laser ablation on the tip of my penis. There is no more cancer, but I have developed a very sensitive rash on my penis, which is causing me pain. A doctor prescribed Ketoconazole cream...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I understand your concern. Ketoconazole cream is an antifungal cream, and Triamcinolone is a steroid cream. Both are prescribed for many skin rashes, including those in genital areas. If your treating doctor has prescribed them,...  Read Full »

I had tinea versicolor on my right shoulder, which does not heal with medications. Kindly suggest a treatment.

Query: Hello doctor, I had tinea versicolor on my right shoulder for the last few months, and I was on medication with Miconazole ointment for the same. Still, the white patches have not disappeared. What is the reason for it, and how long does it take to cure? Are there any complications?   Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query, and it seems like you are suffering from pityriasis versicolor. It is a fungal infection due to Malassezia furfur. Apply KZ (Ketoconazole) cream twice daily. Take tablet Fluconazole 450 mg single dose. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss wi...  Read Full »

Can there be any adverse side effects if minute amount of KZ lotion is ingested?

Query: Hello doctor, Recently, I applied KZ Lotion on my scalp. After washing my hands with soap, I ate food as I was hungry. I did not notice any lotion present on my hand but I suspect I had not washed my hands properly. I am currently on Warfarin. Could that minute amount of KZ lotion have adverse effec...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This shampoo has antifungal agents. They are as such, not harmful if taken in very small amounts. Now, if by mistake you have consumed a small amount of it, I do not find any reason to worry, as slight systemic absorption of any lotion or cream applied occurs nor...  Read Full »

I have some problem on my penis skin. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have some problem on my penis skin. My age is 23 and I do not have any other problem. Today, I got my blood test done. I have attached the photos of penis for your reference. Kindly help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and need some details about the problem. Is there any history of unprotected sexual intercourse recently? Are the lesions itchy or painful? How long the lesions are present? Did you take any treatm...  Read Full »

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