Nystatin is an antifungal agent, meaning it is used to treat fungal infections. It is useful in treating Candida infections like vaginal yeast infection, esophageal candidiasis, and thrush. It treats fungal infection by disrupting the cell membrane of the fungus.

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How can I prevent the appearance of rash in between testicle and anal area?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been working for about 10 hours a day in the sun for the past three days. When I work long days and keep walking, I get sores, rashes and irritation between my testicles and anal area. It is happening more frequently than it has in the past. They typically go away in about two to t...  Read Full »

Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This appears to be a case of intertrigo, a kind of dermatitis or inflammatory condition of skin folds. It usually get induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. It may be secondarily infected by candidal an...  Read Full »

What is vaseline used for sexually?

Query: Hi doctor, My dermatologist recommended Vaseline for any abrasions in glans penis. The area is dry, and often I get chafing there, so began to use daily. However, that becomes concerned that when using a condom, the residue of the Vaseline cause condom latex to weaken. My penis is uncircumcised. I a...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health concerns.  Read Full »

I have a red area that is itching on the penis head for a week. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have a red area that is itching on the penis head for a week. It looks like balanitis according to the pictures I searched. I also have pain after urinating. I have tried with Nystatin cream, but I have more itching than before. I cannot go to the ER, but the quickest appointment with...  Read Full »

Dr. Payal Chauhan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Please send a picture of the affected area to help you better. I need to see to suggest the appropriate diagnosis and treatment.   Read Full »

Is Nystatin contraindicated in cardiac patients with Sintrom?

Query: Hello doctor, My father had a valve replacement last year, and he is currently taking Sintrom. He recently got prescribed Nystatin for oral candidiasis. He would like to know if he swallows it or by accident swallows a bit, can it interact with his medication or cause him a cardiac problem or a val...  Read Full »

Dr. Ilir Sharka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com, I passed carefully through your concern and would like to explain that Sintrom (Acenocoumarol) Nystatin do not show any adverse interaction when taken in the same patient concomitantly. Nystatin taken orally has poor intestinal absorption and could not reach the circ...  Read Full »

How to treat the lump present on my right tonsil?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 43 years old female. I have a marble size lump on the right tonsil with difficulties in swallowing and pain. I had a swollen tonsil for over eight weeks, and the lymph nodes present in the neck are slightly swollen. I was under treatment for thrush. Currently, I am taking Nystatin o...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please explain about the antibiotics given for you and how long you used it. Please say whether the lymph nodes in the neck are still present. Please tell whether you can palpate it. Please explain whether you had a fever and any bleeding problems. Please say whether a ...  Read Full »

What are the causes of white and yellow lesion with a red border on my tongue?

Query: Hello doctor, I have small white and yellow lesions with a red border on my tongue. My tongue also develops a white coating, that has to be scrapped of daily. I have attached a photo of the same. What are the likely causes?  Read Full »

Dr. Pallavi Srivastava

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your complaint and the attached picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The blisters on your tongue that look like small white or yellow center lesions with a red border, is most probably due to a fungal infection that occurs in...  Read Full »

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