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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
Can econazole cream for jock itch be used in combination with over-the-counter lotrimen jock itch spray or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) sprays to suppress itching?
Probably: Usually we don't want to use two different antifungal agents at the same time but there is probably no harm in doing so. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) spray is ok but there are other otc stuff such as tricalm, itch x that may be more effective. I would suggest that you space the application 30-minute or more apart and see your doctor if the problem persists. ...Read more
I'm not sure if what I have is jock itch, but under my scrotum a foul smelling liquid is secreting and itches occasionally. And if scratches it bleeds?
White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching.do I have jock itch? I am a female.
Intertrigo: Not related to diet. Try OTC hydrocortisone and miconazole ( or clotrimazole) creams together. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or irritated,gently clean off with bathroom paper (or kleenex) using any lotion. In the shower, wash with hands only, no scrubbing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a raised red streak on the base of my penis. There are small, blister like spots, one which broke open, and it itches. Is this jock itch?
I have a rash in the crease of my buttocks abottom of bikini line. I fear it may be shingles. It has lasted months. I tried cortozone creams, jock itch cream, tripicol and alchohol. It itches really bad. If i scratch it gets worse. It is bumpy and sometim
Try Allegra/generic: All anti-histamines now available are over-the-counter (otc). Allegra (or generic fexofenadine) is a good choice for allergy, itch, hives, hay fever .. Other otc meds are: zyrtec, claritin, (loratadine) benedryl etc.. Also you may want to get seen to get tested for liver disease which is a possible cause of pruritis (itch) without rash. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm around insulation in attics all the time, I hav a pretty bad rash that itches constantly on my arms. Is there any over-the-counter remedies?
Hydrocortisone, but: Otc anti-itch creams such as cortizone-10 and calamide lotion etc..Can help relief your symptoms, but without know what is causing it, i can't say that this will do the trick for you. Try them for a few days, if not better then you should consult doc for an evaluation to find out what it is that is causing your trouble. Good luck. ...Read more
Hi, I have a dark purple lump on anus. It has been there before and i took over-the-counter pinworm medicine. It's soft to touch and itches at night.
See a doctor: Marmoset - there are a few different things this can be and they are all treated differenly. See a doctor so that they can take a look and advise you properly. ...Read more
Vagina itches? Yeast infection? What over-the-counter medicine to use? How long to wait to have sex?
See below: If you have itch with white (sometimes chalky) discharge that does not have a fishy odor, then you likely have a yeast infection. You can try Monistat or one of the other OTC meds for this. However, these may not be effective. In that case, your doctor can prescribe a prescription anti-fungal. Would recommend until it clears up before having sex. ...Read more
It burns to pee and kind of itches, do I have a vaginal infection? Can I just use over-the-counter medicine or do I have to go to the doctor?
What kind of doctor should I see for hemorrhoids? I am a woman and suspect I have hemorrhoids because my anus itches all the time. I've tried over-the-counter medications (tucks), and have changed my diet to make sure I am getting plenty of fiber and wate
The skin in my vagina is very red. It itches and burns. No burn when i pee and no discharge or odor. What can I buy over-the-counter if i'm pregnant?
Is there an over-the-counter or home remedy for a swollen, itchy eye lid? My left eye is swollen and has been for a week. It itches too. Well, my eye lid is itchy not my eye itself. There isn't a knot or anything like that. My eye itself isn't red or
How can I get rid of jock itch, I've tried every thing over the counter, & nothing works, what should I do?
May need Rx: If you have tried everything over the counter, have kept the area as dry as possible (fungal infections thrive in wet/moist environments), then you may need to see a dr. For a rx remedy. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have a case of jock itch that won't go away. I've used all the over-the-counter creams (clomrizole, tonalfonate, etc) with no luck. I use them exactly as instructed, twice daily, etc. They help for a bit, but as soon as I stop (even after months of reg
Rx failure =wrong DX: Consider the possibility that repeated treatment failures often mean the assumption this is jock itch (tinea cruris) may be wrong. Continued problems may mean your skin had a reaction to one of the medications or you may have another problem, like pubic lice, that those meds wouldn't fix. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Jock itch has been a persistant. Symptoms include sever itch, redness, tenderness when walking, skin peels/flakes. Have tried over the counter. Ideas?
Cure for scrotum redness. I am using cream for jock itch. Does not seem to be working have been using 3-4 days with no relief. Also itching. Nothing ?
Here are some ...: Intractable itch on the sac may result from allergy, inflammation, yeast infection or autoimmune disorders; examples are tinea (yeast skin infection), atopic dematitis, psoriasis, lichen sclerosus, contact dermatitis, etc. How to manage it for short and long-term benefits? See dermatologist for detail. Note: Cure is impossible but it can be modified and contained. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the best over-the-counter medication for severe psoriasis to stop/relieve itching? Currently undergoing light therapy, condition worsening
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