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Dr. Arlo Miller
15 years experience Dermatology
No: It will take away the itching for awhile, but usually makes it easier for the fungus to grow and can make things worse overall.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: yes.antifungal/antiinflammatory therapy will work.
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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 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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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.
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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 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Overuse?: May have used the steroids for too long. Time to get an examination by a physician to direct further care. sooner than later to prevent further inju ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Sand
Dr. John Sand answered
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No!: Topical corticosteroids inhibit cellular immunity, just exactly the wrong thing for yeast, because it thereby promotes yeast growth, even though its a ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
It may help: Triamcinolone is a steroid and can help with hemorrhoids. Preparation H can be helpful too.
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