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Can you use daktozin on a toddler's face ?

My 19 month old toddler (girl) has a rash around her mouth that has spread to below her nose. It has been present for over 2 weeks. Ive been using dermaid for a week but it is not clearing I think it must be a fungal infection , Can you use daktozin on the face?
Asked On : Fri, 25 Feb 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
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As such there is no harm in using Daktozin ointment as it is a antifungal and contains Miconizole as the active ingredient.Although it is safe to use it but it is always better to consult a Paediatrician.So presently you can use it till you get an appointment with a Paediatrician and when you get the appointment and if there is no improvement in the rash then consult him.
Answered: Tue, 9 Aug 2011
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Pediatrician Dr. Vibin K V's  Response
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please show the problem to some doctor, donot presume it like a fungal infection. if its a viral infection, u need some other ointment.
Answered: Tue, 9 Aug 2011
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