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Most effective treatment for INF/vesicular tinea pedis? Also have a dermatophytid reaction. Tried store cream, coconut/teatree oil, Betadine over 5mos

Most effective treatment for INF/vesicular tinea pedis? Also have a dermatophytid reaction. Tried store cream, coconut/teatree oil, Betadine over 5mos

Go see a doctor: You need to have this cultured to rule out fungus/bacteria. Try soaking in black tea for 10 minutes. Make a strong batch of tea and let cool, then soak. The tannic acid can help. Go get this checked out because 5 months - too long for tinea. Make sure you wear DRY shoes and socks. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more


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What is good to use on an allergic rash from betadine contact?

What is good to use on an allergic rash from betadine contact?

Wash-off first, then: Like most other cause of contact-allergies, avoidance is best treatment. If +contact, best is to wash-off as well as you can with warm water and soap. Then depending how severe, topicals such as calamide/cortisone can be used if skin is intact/or only minor abrasion. Oral benadryl/zyrtec help with itching. If more severe, you may need eval and prescriptions from your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do allergic rashes caused by betadine require a particular treatment?

Do allergic rashes caused by betadine require a particular treatment?

No: Any topical allergic rash, including from beta-dine, needs to be treated with anti-inflammatory medication. Often topical steroids, such as cortisone, are used. Sometimes oral steroids, such as prednisone, are needed if the rash is severe. ...Read more

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What works to use on an allergic rash from betadine?

What works to use on an allergic rash from betadine?

Avoid and meds: First it was important to identify betadine as the trigger of the rash, such that it can be avoided in the future. After a thorough skin cleaning to remove the betadine, typically oral antihistamines can reduce itching and topical cortisone medications may also help. The healing will be gradual. ...Read more

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Gram smear result yeast cell + and fungal hypea +,now im taking betadine supposetory,duracan,cefix 400mg.is this something i could afraid of..

Gram smear result yeast cell + and fungal hypea +,now im taking betadine supposetory,duracan,cefix 400mg.is this something i could afraid of..

Candida vaginitis: Candida (yeast & fungal hyphea) inside the vagina is common. The duracan (fluconazol) is very effective for treating this. The cefixime is treatment for a bacterial infection of some kind, but this antibiotic often leads to yeast vaginitis. Unfamiliar with betadine supposetories -- not prescribed commonly in the U.S. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use betadine on my wound?

Usually yes: Diluted betadine solution is usually safe on a wound. It is commonly used as a disinfectant in surgery. ...Read more

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Will betadine cure fungus?

Will betadine cure fungus?

Betadine: Iodine has been recognized as an effective broad-spectrum bactericide, and it is also effective against yeasts, molds, fungi, viruses, and protozoans. ...Read more

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How long does betadine douche stain?

Variable: Not a good idea to douche very much, that can change the normal vaginal flora and cause problems or infections, and possibly a uterine infection. You may have staining for a few days. ...Read more

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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Allergic reactions are sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more


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