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Antifungal Body Wash
Had antibiotics, now have a lot of small red spots from my feet to stomach. Any antifungal body wash you recommend for widespread infection?
Got ringworm from cat. Ringworm lesions showing up on my body, some spots in exposed areas, some spots not. Use OTC antifungal but still spreading?
Seen 2 derms-no answers.Rash mostly on back/sides.Itchy bumps when scratchd follow ¼-2" cut line under skin.Crawly on face.Antifungal wash helps some.
A photo would help: The key to dermatology is the appearance. The 'story' behind it helps lead one in the right direction. Finally, if all of that doesn't make the diagnosis a biopsy is necessary, where a doctor (pathologist) can look under a microscope and tell you what it is. You might want to send an image to a Health Tap doc-there's a new feature about tough to solve cases, maybe you would be a candidate for that ...Read more
I have a rash at the top of my leg where it connects to the trunk of my body. Antifungal cream is not curing it, what can I do?
See PCP/DERM: If you have treated with otc meds and it is not working, you will have to be seen to get a confirmatory diagnosis and treatment. You have done all you can do, now let the doc do his! this can be a harbinger of things to come and undiagnosed serious problems. Get seen and get diagnosed. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with ringworm, do I need to wash my clothes daily? I have antifungal cream to treat the ringworm, i forgot to ask if I should wash clothes that touch the affected area everytime after i wear them.
I : I would recommend that you bathe daily and wash your clothes that are exposed and wear fresh clothing daily. I hope that helps! ...Read more
Can Pityrosporum Folliculitis slightly mimic scabies? Where on body would it appear? Would antifungal soap clear it? How would one be tested for PF?
Not really: It is frequently misdiagnosed as acne. If you're using acne meds appropriately and things are not getting any better think maybe you have PF. Should be treated with anti fungal meds. Scabies most commonly appears at pressure points of clothes on skin- belt, wrists, and the webs of the fingers. ...Read more
I have pityriasis versicolor all over my body i get antifungal tablets from gp and rash goes but always comes back can I get rid of it for good?
Tinea versicolor: It usually takes about six weeks to get rid of it unfortunately. ...Read more