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how do you know when jock itch is gone

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Jock itch: If a recurrent problem for 8 years you warrant evaluation. Medical issues such as diabetes or a thyroid problem could be possible.

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Dr. Sraddha Prativadi
15 years experience Integrative Medicine
Candida: Candida or yeast can certainly create these symptoms and presentation. You can get a prescription from your doctor. In the meantime, cut out all suga ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Could be yeast: try either miconazole or clotrimazole cream to the area twice daily and follow up with your physician.
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Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
Bump: Could be but could also be molluscum or herpes. Have it checked by your doctor, urologist or dermatologist.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
This : This is unlikely shingles since the rash itself has lasted months. Perhaps it is a fungal infection or folliculitis or eczema or psoriasis? I would r ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Childs
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Itch: Need to be reevaluated because you could potentially have a secondary infection such as yeast or bacterial. Start probiotics as well. Also need a test ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Gonorrhea? Yeast?: Doxycycline by itself is not a recommended treatment for gonorrhea; maybe it hasn't cleared up entirely. Or you maybe a yeast infection triggered by d ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Treat infection: Treat the cause! if an infection, often fungal, most over-the-counter preparations are effective if you are compliant with the regimen for 1-2 weeks. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Jock itch: Provided you use the correct medication, the itch and discomfort should start disdappearing within a week or shorter. Be sure to conitnue applying th ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist to evaluate for infection.
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