A member asked:

Can i use an anti fungal cream if i don't have a yeast infection but want get rid of irritation caused by wearing scented pads?

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Dr. Gregory Lewis answered

Specializes in Urology

If not a yeast-related irritation, then antifungal cream will not be of any benefit. If truly a skin irritation from using scented pads (contact dermatitis), then treatment more likely to be successful with using an over-the-counter steroid cream: e.g. 1% Hydrocortisone cream applied twice daily and, of course, good hygiene and eliminating scented pads (the allergen).

Answered Sep 29, 2016

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