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Best Treatment For Intertrigo
Many Options: Psoriasis is a complex disease with a wide range of presentations and severity. Treatments must be tailored to the individual patient according to their disease severity, coexisting medical problems (other health problems, if any), and ability to comply with the treatment. The best treatment for you is out there, but you must see a dermatologist who will tailor the treatment specifically for you. ...Read more
Good skin care.: Eczema is in the same family of conditions as allergies and asthma. It can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It's best managed by using a sensitive skin cleanser, avoiding bathing in very hot water, and using a sensitive skin lotion at least 3 times daily, even when the rash isn't there. If doing this doesn't help enough, please see your doctor for additional management. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2 of them: The cheapest one is a lotion (permethrine) which you have to put on your body from neck to toes. It will kill the parasite but won't stop the itching until 2-3 weeks later. The other one is a pill you have to take. Same as the other one, it won't stop the itching. You need another medication for it. Wash all the bed linen and the clothes you were wearing in hot water to avoid reinfestation. ...Read more
Options: There is no cure for hidradenitis suppurativa but early treatment can help. Treatment options include washings with antibiotic soap, warm compresses, or medications (antibiotics, steroids or immunisuppressant drugs, non-steroidal inflammatory meds, oral retinoid medications, tumor necrosis factor Alpha inhibitors) and in severe cases, surgery. ...Read more
Psoriasis Therapy: Psoriasis treatments can be divided into three main types: topical treatments, light therapy and systemic medications. Topical treatments include Clobex Spray and vectical, light therapy with narrow band uvb, and systemic medications with biologics like Enbrel (etanercept) or Humira and others. ...Read more
Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't worked in two weeks, get with your physician. Home remedies are only an adjucnt. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that cannot be cured, will remit in time, and can be managed. Topical Clindamycin often clears milder cases; acne on the trunk tends to require systemic rx. ...Read more
Steroids: The mainstay of treatment is occasional use of topical steroids (kenalog/triamcinolone for example) and good moisturizing. Avoiding products with alcohol or harsh detergents can also be helpful. Your doctor should be able to give you suggestions, but i often recommend dove moisturizing bar to wash with, all clear for laundry, and cerave for a moisturizer. ...Read more
Hives: If you are looking for a medicine to start while waiting to follow up with an allergist or dermatologist, i prefer zyrtec 10 mg at night otherwise known as cetirizine. Bjs and costco have good pricing. If they lead to swelling or facial/throat symptoms, you should see your physician immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eczema: There is no one best treatment that universally works for everyone. Eczema in infants, for example, may be transient, triggered by dryness, foods such as eggs, milk protein, soaps or detergent. So avoid the triggers and moisturize the skin. You would have to try and see which moisturizer works best. Try topical steroid starting with otc Hydrocortisone 0.5-1.0% and/or oral antihistamine if severe. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Candida Glabrata: This is a good question! Candida Glabrata is often resistant to our standard anti-fungal vaginal creams (like monistat, lotrimin, and terazol) as well as the standard oral medication: difluan. There are other, stronger antifungal agents, but they may carry more risk to your health. I usually prescribe compounded Boric Acid vaginal capsules for this condition. It works most of the time. ...Read more
Which type?: Some physicians aren't familiar common pityrosporum folliculitis, one of the easiest of all semi-diseases to monitor. Bacterial-type folliculitis of the beard is a tricky problem to manage and is worth getting seen by a specialist. Chronic scalp folliculitis may require an antibiotic but resistant bacteria such as proteus can overgrow, again requiring specialist care. Do you know the subtype? ...Read more
Location?: For vaginal yeast infections, either topical antifungals are efficacious, or oral fluconazole. Either of these treatments work, but the topicals work to relieve symptoms faster. You can purchase topicals overthe counter at any pharmacy. I have found that the creams work better in my patients than the suppositories. Fluconazole must be prescribed by a physician. For oral, a prescription is nec. ...Read more
In Treatment of candidal intertrigo out of these 2 which cream is best Luliconazole or Sertaconazole ?
Clotrimazole and Ketoconazole are not working.
Details?: Perhaps the diagnosis needs to be adjusted. What part of the body? What symptoms? How long? The azoles are interchangable. Best see a dermatologist. No other answer possible without details. ...Read more
Intertrigo: The treatment of choice is Prescription Vytone Cream. This combination medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, fungal skin infections such as ringworm/athlete's foot/jock itch). This product contains 2 medications. Iodoquinol is an antibiotic that works by preventing the growth of fungus/bacteria. Hydrocortisone is a mild corticosteroid which reduces inflammation. ...Read more
Intertrigo: pale pink line. Used Econazole 7 days still there. Not fungal this time? Should I return to simple treatment? Panty line area.
What is the effect of clotrimazole(1.00% w/w) +clobetasol propionate (0.05% w/w)? How long can this be used on vulvar area for intertrigo treatment? A
I have severe hot itchy rash under breasts from sweating. Intertrigo?? have tried numerous treatments including nystatin, miconazole, clortromizole , dial soap. hibiclenz , oatmeal soap, cetaphil soap, witch haze, lemons, iodine, apple cider vinegar
I have a mild case of intertrigo in the folds of my thighs/groin. Is there an actual cure? Going to doc soon, home care not working. It's spreading.
Here are some ...: Intertrigo denotes some inflammatory chafing skin change at deep sklin folds or juxtaposed skin surface, resulting from sweating moisture, warmth, & local bacterial & fungal overgrowth. So, modifying and eliminating the unfavorable conditions by weight loss, heightened topical hygiene with more dryness and aeration, judicious use of antifungal cream with steroid. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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No: Impetigo implies an infection of an superficial skin surface, most often in children and from strep or staph germs. Intertrigo refers to a chafing and redness of two surfaces that are physically located next to each other.The irritation of intertrigo can also become infected, but the terms refer to different issues. ...Read more
Fungal infections: Fungal infections do well under certain conditions- for one they LOVE moisture! Just think of mushrooms growing on a wet log! A big part of fighting fungus is changing the environment for them so they can't grow. Sure other diseases can help fungal infections such as diabetes and immunosuppressed conditions, but many normal folks have it to. Try foot powder/environmental changes to wipe out fungi. ...Read more
I've noticed that there is a red line between the buttocks which burned me a little, is that an intertrigo??? How can I treat it??
What causes penis intertrigo and does it make the skin raw with years that won't seem to heal and paler looking painfully sensitive glans etc.
Strep or staph : These are the two main types of bacteria that can cause the symptoms apart from fungal infections. Some people try triple antibiotic ointment to begin with. If that does not help an oral antibiotics may be required. Some companies also make compounds antibiotic creams by adding in penicillins or similar type medications in a cream form. ...Read more
I have done the CBC test and white cells are a bit low. Is it related to intertrigo inner thighs? Please note that I am not complained of any symptoms
How to heal intertrigo that appeared between breasts, which OTC cream to use, except cortizone (hydrocortisone) n clotimazole, that don't work.In case when can't go to doc?
Intertrigo: Aloe vera gel can be applied for treating intertrigo. Aloe vera has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. So it is very effective for treating intertrigo. ...Read more
Econazole nitrate 1% topical. Derm dx'd re bad intertrigo. Online info says do not get in eyes, mouth, vagina. What if med gets on panties/ t paper?
If gets on: Your panties wash it of with soap and water ...Read more
I have intertrigo on my scrotum. What should I do to treat it? Should I apply a petroleum cream such as Vaseline?
Intertrigo: NO! Report this to your doctor and other options are available. ...Read more
Intertrigo (dx'd bad case): Can wearing sanitary napkin 24 hrs day for sporadic urinary incontinence cause intertrigo? I change as needed. Got meds
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