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Any over-the-counter stuff to relieve jock itch?

Any over-the-counter stuff to relieve jock itch?

Jock itch: Since jock itch is a fungal infection, include good quantity of garlic in your food. Garlic has antifungal qualities. Apply honey and garlic alternatively on the infected skin.Diet to avoid: avoid eating refined carbohydrates, sugar and food items that contain yeasts. Avoid alcohol because it eventually converts to sugar. Your diet must contain a lot of raw fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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Any over-the-counter stuff to relieve the itch from hives?

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Any over-the-counter stuff to relieve the itch from hives?

Antihistamnine pills: Oral antihistamine such as zyrtec, allegra, even Claritin can be good first line choices for hives. When it is bad, u can add a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night. Topical medicines r usually not as effective. ...Read more

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What over the counter medicine for jock itch?

What over the counter medicine for jock itch?

There R a few.SPRAYS: -opps hit the wrong key. sprats, ointments, creams. Tinactin (tolnaftate) is 1 that comes 2 mind. Just go 2 a pharmacy and look around if embarrassed, otherwise ask a worker where the athletes foot meds R. same thing, different area. not able 2 find a picture. ...Read more

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Is there something I can buy over the counter to improve penis sensitivity?

Is there something I can buy over the counter to improve penis sensitivity?

See below: A small percentage of man do complain of decreased penile sensitivity. Very little scientific data or evidence available for reference. Seen more commonly with aging, circumcised men, suboptimal health, and too frequent masturbation. Treatment: optimize health and lifestyle; reduce masturbation, and use a good-quality skin moisturizer or cream (e.g. Vit E, cocoa or shea butter, Man1 Man Oil) ...Read more

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What are some over the counter medicine i can use for vaginal pimples/folliculitis?

What are some over the counter medicine i can use for vaginal pimples/folliculitis?

Folliculitis: I recommend buying a feminine wash with antibacterial soap to cleanse the area. There are no over the counter creams recommended for the area. You need to see a physician to be examined and obtain a prescription for this infection, and to be certain it is not a different problem. ...Read more

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Can I purchase an over the counter cream to treat ringworm?

Can I purchase an over the counter cream to treat ringworm?

Clotrimazole : Topical Cream, see if that can be purchased OTC in your area, read the labels carefully, if no improvement, you ought to see your doctor / dermatologist, good luck ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of jock itch the fastest, powders ? Or creams? I've been using lotrimin (clotrimazole) but it doesn't seem to be working

What can I do to get rid of jock itch the fastest, powders ? Or creams? I've been using lotrimin (clotrimazole) but it doesn't seem to be working

Tinea cruris: Tinea cruris is Jock itch. It can be difficult to treat. Its warm and moist and the fungus just love that. Theres a lot of creams and gels available..and Lamisil (terbinafine) is excellent..but sometimes this isn't enough. If you want to be a purist...Lamisil (terbinafine) orally (Terfinabine @ 250mg a day) can be used. Good old fashioned oral fluconazole should work as well. Either way..you'll need a prescription. ...Read more

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Itching around vagina but not vulva. No discharge. Red spots on skin. Over the counter anti fungal cream not working. Can it be a yeast infection?

Itching around vagina but not vulva. No discharge. Red spots on skin. Over the counter anti fungal cream not working. Can it be a yeast infection?

Need exam: This may be related to a yeast infection, or many other conditions, including sexually transmitted infections or skin diseases. You should get examined by a health care provider to get a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. You should abstain from intimate, skin-to-skin contact until you have been examined. ...Read more

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What over the counter medication will help get rid of a rash on the skin around the vagina? Itching, red bumps caused by fabric irritant i think.

What over the counter medication will help get rid of a rash on the skin around the vagina? Itching, red bumps caused by fabric irritant i think.

Lamisil and: hydrocortisone cream because it may be fungal and irritant, use otc antivaginitis creams inside and out like monistat, be sure not a sexually transmitted disease like herpes [if little teardrop vesicalson red base bunched up get it cultured] or even hpv virus warts but if you shave too close can irritate and cause this too , may need antibiotics for skin infection ...Read more

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What over the counter medicine will help gallbladder pain?

Ibuprofen: Although many over the counter meds can lead to improvement in your discomfort, you should really ensure the correct diagnosis and source of the pain first. If this is cholecystitis you need antibiotics. As well, if this is truly your gallbladder, you should consider surgical removal to prevent ongoing or worsening symptoms. ...Read more

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I have some rash all over the body and they are itch. No fever. Any ointment I can apply?

I have some rash all over the body and they are itch.  No fever. Any ointment I can apply?

Allergic rash: Try OTC Hydrocortisone ointment 1%. Also take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) twice daily for a couple of days. See doctor if no relief in ~ 1 wk. or rash changes. Feel better! ...Read more

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Is there anything over the counter I can buy to help cure prostatis?

Is there anything over the counter I can buy to help cure prostatis?

No.: Treatment of prostatitis requires antibiotics at the very least. While antibiotics may be over-the-counter in some countries, in the U.S. they are not. If you think you have prostatitis, you need to see a doctor to be sure and to get the appropriate treatment. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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What topical creams can I use for razor rash itchy skin?? I use anti fungal creams at the moment. Any suggestions?

What topical creams can I use for razor rash itchy skin?? I use anti fungal creams at the moment. Any suggestions?

Moisturizers: with or without low dose hydrocortisone will probably be more helpful than an antifungal cream, unless you actually have a fungal infection. Mixtures of Eucerin cream and hydrocortisone are usually very helpful for treatment dry, itchy skin. Preventing the rash/irritation of the skin would be best. Try shaving well legs are damp (right after getting out of shower), and use a shaving gel/form. ...Read more

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Is there any medication over the counter that I can buy to treat MRSA?

Is there any medication over the counter that I can buy to treat MRSA?

No: MRSA is a type of Staph infection that is resistant to penicillin-type antibiotics. MRSA infections can occur in many parts of the body, but blood infection, or internal infection with MRSA is life-threatening and needs IV antibiotics. More commonly, MRSA causes either skin infections or boils underneath skin. Prescription oral antibiotics are required: clindamycin, tetracycline, or "Bactrim". ...Read more

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Could you buy lidocaine gel/cream over the counter?

Could you buy lidocaine gel/cream over the counter?

Yes: Many over the counter topical analgesics and pain ointments have a low dose of lidocane, novacaine or prilocaine. ...Read more

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Jock Itch (Definition)

Also known as tinea cruis, this condition results in an itchy fungal infection of the groin that ...Read more