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Can I Put Ketoconazole On An Elbow That Seems To Have A Fungal Infection
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Fungal infection right arm pit, prescribed ketoconazole 2x a day, heading on beach vacation is it ok to use antiperspirant? Under or over the cream?
Yes: no problem , get that sun and sea water on there, could help alot ...Read more
Generally yes: Fungal infections of the skin are very common. They are sometimes referred to a 'ring worm', even though worms and not involved. Ketoconazole is a commonly used anti-fungal medication which may be effective. However, topical medications are not effective for scalp infection; an oral medication is needed. See your doctor if the rash persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treating fungal infection in armpit with ketoconazole. Can antiperspirant be worn with the cream, which should be put on first?
Are fungal infections/yeast the main infection on the scalp or are there similar infections? And is Nizoral (ketoconazole) good to use?
Topical Antifungal: Nizoral (ketoconazole) is ketoconazol which is a treatment for fungal infection. It is available in tropical preparations and shampoo. It is used for scalp fungal infections that can lead to problems including hair loss. Similar infection in the skin can occur anywhere in the body and can be treated with ketoconazol. ...Read more
Doctors on here think i have a fungal infection under my arm/ rib area, just noticed red marks on both armpits could this be caused by this as well?
Rash: Your rash could be from sweating, shaving underarms usually develops from wetness and causes a fungal infection. You can apply OTC: Lotrimin cream 1% and alternate with hydrocortisone 1% cream twice to three x/d until rash is gone (often slow-growing and can take 1-2 months to resolve). ...Read more
A fungal infection has started occuring on my arm , its a very small circle in which there are very tiny itchy dots. It comes in summers usually. Help?
Need to see this: Without being able to examine this, guessing would be useless. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have these spots coming up all over my upper body ... Seems to be getting worse . I started working in aged care and got a fungal infection on arm?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
What are the signs of a fungal infection?My back and upper arm is so itchy and its having a white spots like a map
Depends on type: Candida/yeast is creamy white, tends to occur in skin folds, groin, under breasts. Tinea versicolor doesn't tan, has irregular borders, slightly scaly edges. Tinea corporis/ringworm starts as red spot that grows outward in ring shape; edge is raised, scaly; center appears normal. Vitiligo (not a fungus) is patches of hypopigmentation. Skin scraping & test for fungus by doc can be a start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a red blotch under my left arm.no other symptoms. Dr thought fungal infection and prescribed Loprax cream. No change 3 days. What do I do?
Not fungus: If it concerns you, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Can a fungal infection under the arm cause persistent axillary lymph node/general swelling of armpit?
For 6 days I have been treated with oral Flucanasol for fungal infection - started under picc line dressing. Now L arm aches with Left jaw & ear pain?
I have had an itchy rash on my right chin for a decade now. Its embarrassing especially because no dr can sem to cure it. The best advice i got was a fungal infection so i put n itd itcstarted to go away?
I have a strange rash on my chin my mothher took me to the pharmacy and they said its a fungal infection so then i got home and i put the cream on it?
My heat rash turned into fungal infection on chest.i put clotrimazole but it does not sooth much the itch. how long this fungal rash will be on skin?
I had an fungal infection my scrotum that got infected because i put hydrocortisone on it. Is it normal the the skin still hurts a month later?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment. ...Read more
Not really: You could possibly get a fungal infection there, but a bacterial cause from a nasal vestibulitis is more common. Is it in the nostrils too? It could also be an allergic reaction to a topical medication, if you are using one. If it is in the nostrils too, topical Mupirocin or bactroban 2% ointment 2-3 times per day in the nostrils will help. I would see an ENT doctor or derm anyway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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