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Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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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 ?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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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 more

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Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Definition)

Also known as Tinea Cruis, this is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area that turns the ...Read more


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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?

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

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I started a anti fungal cream for jock itch. How long do I need to apply it? When will it cured?

I started a anti fungal cream for jock itch. How long do I need to apply it?  When will it cured?

Approx 2-4 weeks: If there are visible signs of the fungus i.E scaly skin you would want to use the medication until this disappears. Similarly, with the itching. ...Read more

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Can you use cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 plus, or anti itch cream for jock itch?

Yes you can: Only if the other cream is antifungal cream as jock itch is caused by a fungal infection you can use cotizone cream to stop the itch as long as you use it with antifungal cream. ...Read more

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Could diaper rash cream help with jock itch?

Could diaper rash cream help with jock itch?

It might.: Most kinds of jock itch is either inflammed irritated skin or harboring a dermatophyte like candida. Just as there are different kinds of diaper rashes and medicaments to treat them, some of these may help with jock itch. Keeping the skin cool and dry is the best beginning for treatment. ...Read more

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Applying the necessary cream regimen for jock itch, and within the first 2 days it has begun to spread away and jump from initially affected area(s) to new unaffected territory on the bottom half of the shaft that touches the scrotum, almost like it's cli

Applying the necessary cream regimen for jock itch, and within the first 2 days it has begun to spread away and jump from initially affected area(s) to new unaffected territory on the bottom half of the shaft that touches the scrotum, almost like it's cli

Try Direct Sunlight: Wow! That was just getting interesting! Excellent writing. Makes it seem like that thing's a living slime mold taking over your groin. Well, either that cream ain't working or you may be allergic to it. So you may need another cream or an entirely different medication..or it is actually a slime mold taking over your groin. If another cream doesn't work go straight to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Will fuciden cream help to cure jock itch?

Will fuciden cream help to cure jock itch?

JockItch=TineaCruris: Tinea cruris is medical term for jock itch which is a fungal infection in groin. See http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/jock-itch/basics/definition/con-20021468 for more info. Fucidin or fusidic acid is used to treat certain bacterial infections (https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/2374) & would be useless against jock itch. Ask your pharmacist for over-the-counter options. ...Read more

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Please can you tell me any other drug or cream to use for jock itch?

Please can you tell me any other drug or cream to use for jock itch?

Your age?: Please tell us how old you are. Put your age in your profile and then ask again.. We cannot answer questions from people under the age of 16. If you are under the age of 16, please ask your parent or guardian to create an account and ask your question for you. Thanks! ...Read more

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Ketoconazole cream 2% not working on jock itch after 12 days of use, twice daily. What to do?

See doctor: It may not be "jock itch". it is not feasible to say what it may be, without examining you. Given the lack of response to a medication that should have taken care of a jock itch, it is time to see a doctor. ...Read more

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After starting the jock-itch cream when is the itching and discomfort going to go away?

Jock itch: Provided you use the correct medication, the itch and discomfort should start disdappearing within a week or shorter. Be sure to conitnue applying the cream until the lesions are completely gone. If what you use does not work, it will be better to use a medication prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Jock itch cream help with vaginal itching?

Jock itch cream help with vaginal itching?

Tolnaftate: Topical tolnaftate is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm and is also used to treat infections of the nails, scalp, palms, and soles of the feet. It is safe. If your itching is due to superficial fungus it may help. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more