what is an Anti Fungal Cream?

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Anti Fungal Creams are used in treatment of various fungal infections. Anti fungal creams have active ingredients that help to reduce presence of fungi to normal levels. The ingredients included  in anti fungal creams are miconazole, econazole, clotrimazole, and tioconazole.  There is one more ingredient called  hydrocortisone, which may help relieve discomfort caused by fungal infections before the medication can start working.


How to use a anti fungal cream? 

For effective anti fungal treatment you will have to follow proper instructions on how to use anti fungal cream, how many times a day you will have to use it and how long it will take to cure the infection as different infections take different time and kind of anti fungal cream. Fungal infection can transfer to other parts of boy and person,  so you will have to be very cautious while applying the anti fungal cream. Wear gloves while applying the anti fungal cream and wash your hand properly after application of the cream.


What are the different types of anti fungal creams and its uses?

There are many anti fungal creams in the market but Clotrimazole antifungal cream is most commonly used to treat the fungal infections in human as well as animals. Clotrimazole antifungal cream is used to cure vaginal yeast infection, ringworm, oral thrush, athlete's foot and jock itch infections. You can develop skin rashes, burning and blistering sensations, redness and even the swelling of skin where you will apply the Clotrimazole antifungal cream. Consult the doctor if irritation continues.


Some antifungal cream are in tablet form and are inserted vaginally, typically used to treat fungal infections. Anti fungal infections include athlete’s foot, vaginal yeast infections, jock itch and occasionally fungal infections of the finger and toenails. These creams have active ingredients that help to reduce presence of fungi to normal levels.