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how long does it take to treat jock itch

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
38 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. 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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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Intertrigo: Not related to diet. Try OTC hydrocortisone and miconazole ( or clotrimazole) creams together. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or irritated,gently clea ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 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.
Dr. Philip Miller
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Stop self treating: Get examined. You will need to stop any oils which will "lock in" any fungal infection. You will need to be examined,placed on both oral antifungal an ... Read More
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
SEE MD: 8 years of jock itch needs to be evaluated by ab MD. Stop self treating.
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Dr. Robert Bennett
30 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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
22 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 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Surgery: You should call and have the surgeon who performed the procedure examine this. It may be secondarily infected and you want to be sure that the surgery ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
34 years experience Family Medicine
Likely Fungal: It is most likely a fungal infection. (ringworm, jock itch are similar fungi) keep the area clean and dry. Try an over the counter antifungal cream ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Pro mean with: and bio means life. Probiotics help the GI system digest food. Anti means against. So, if one takes excessive antibiotics (which are sometimes neede ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 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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