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A 36-year-old male asked:

My butt itches almost exclusively in the middle of the night/early morning, maybe related to dampness. there is no visible rash or even much redness. what antifungal or other cream/powder to use?

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Dr. Chhatrapal Thakur
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
KEEP AREA DRY: Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone).
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Dr. Carol Van der Harst
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 36 years experience
Powder only: Dampness causes irritation, powder will help you stay dry. Check your room temperature for comfort. Chose sheets that have high cotton content and density for your skin comfort. Good luck.
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Last updated Apr 17, 2014

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