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Dettol To Cure Jock Itch
Is washing the genitalia with dettol a good idea? I am a 22 yr old female and have been doing this as it itches uncontrollably.
No! ↑es vaginitis: A crucial part of immune system strategy for preventing skin/mucous membrane problems is favoring growth of bacteria which out-compete other potentially harmful organisms. There is little evidence that antibacterial agents promoted to the public have any benefit over soap & water; indeed often ↑ problems. This is especially true for vaginal/labial tissues in which lactobacilli prevent pathogens. ...Read more
Rashes and spots in inner thigh region and itches a lot when sweating. Use of dettol reduces for some days but reappears shortly. It has been 2 month.
Possible Fungus: Fungus grows more with heat and sweat. This should be scraped and tested by a Dermatologist, to see if it is a fungal infection, psoriasis, or Seborrheic Dermatitis, all which can look similar, in the groin. You may wish to try first over the counter Clotrimazole Cream, twice a day, 2 weeks, to kill fungus. Using an anti-fungal powder through the summer may prevent recurrences. ...Read more
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.
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?
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
I'd applied dettol to my anus to treat mild itching but now I feel a little heavy (swelling?) at my anus and also it feels sticky there. Please help.
Hemorrhoids?: Probably need a physical examination but it sounds like you could have hemorrhoids. ...Read more
I've applied dettol to my anus to treat itching but now I feel a little heavy at my anus (imflammation?) and also it feels a little sticky. Please help
Not likely: You must begin with a definition of the problem. There are various things which may cause such an itch. A GYN or dermatologist will help you. The best remedy will be apparent only after you define the cause. ...Read more
Suffering from vaginal yeast infection. Does washing the genital area with dettol antiseptic help reduce the itching?
No.: Please do not wash your genitals with dettol. This is a household cleaning products and isn't made for use on the human body. For relief of the itching from yeast, you can use on over the counter yeast medication. In a pinch cold plain yogurt or cold packs can be used for instant comfort until medications have time to work. ...Read more
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
Treat infection: Treat the cause! If an infection, often fungal, most over-the-counter preparations are effective if you are compliant with the regimen for 1-2 weeks. Terbinafine, miconazole, Clotrimazole are common meds used to treat this. A topical steroid such as Hydrocortisone may be used at the same time to treat itching. If not infection related, make sure your clothing is not a cause. Is it too tight, etc. ...Read more
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
Do herpes outbreaks always blister? Is it possible to have burning and itching from jock itch and after scratching scabs form?
Yes and yes:
Genital herpes lesions are usually vesicles which are small blisters. They then rupture to form superficial ulcers and scabs which eventually heal. Oral herpes lesions less often form blisters and crust and scab sooner.
Jock itch or tinea cruris usually causes a red inching rash in the inner groin near the scrotum in males. If you scratch it can bleed and form scabs. ...Read more
Having sex weekly with new partner. Everytime, itching after from 6-7 ingrown hairs... She's on top most of the time. Never had this problem though. She's a little bit heavy? Could she have jock itch?
Could be fungal: See your MD TO MAKE SURE THERE NO OTHER CAUSE OF ITICHING ...Read more
I have jock itch and I used anti fungal cream now I fell itching in my belly button what should I do?
Hello dic, I ve got severe itching betwen thighs nd private part. Similar to jock itch. Itz been 3 weeeks itz not going. I ve got on face also. Plz help me?
I suffer from itching in the groin part area. It's producing liquid and that stinks. Please help. It's like it's swelling and it moist a lot. As what I research, they call it jock itch but it's like a wound that producing liquid. I'm taking antibiotic ca
Hi, I seem to have jock itch, but no rash/redness. I've had it for months and while clotrimazole helps with the itching, it doesn't seem to be going away. Although I'm pretty sure it's gotten much better. The main reason I'm so lost as to what I should try
Ans: Sounds like you have improved. Continue your cream and try putting talc powder over the area. This will keep the area dry. ...Read more
I have a rash on my penis that has been itching for a while severely and now burns during intercourse. I thought it was jock itch but not sure now.
See doctor: Best bet will be rash evaluation by physician. Without have a look very difficult to comment. ...Read more
Have itching in inner thighs and genitals. Can see white spots also. Pain and chaffing also occurs sometimes. Does not look like jock itch. Pls help?
See a dermatologist: Without the ability to examine these would have no way in which to diagnose. Get examined. ...Read more
I recently had surgery the skin around the incision on my scrotum is itching and peeling this may be jock itch how do I treat the raw skin?
How can I treat intense itching on my scrotum and the inside of my thighs or groin...Don't know if jock itch, ringworm, or what but does have musky odor?
Likely Fungal: It is most likely a fungal infection. (ringworm, jock itch are similar fungi) keep the area clean and dry. Try an over the counter antifungal cream (such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) or lamisil). You can try 1% Hydrocortisone cream to control the itching. If it is not improving or it is getting worse after a few days, see your doctor. ...Read more
Week after trimming had itch in groin crease for 3 days has stopped but have a couple small red rashes from itching w/dry skin on edge, is jock itch?
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
Initially it started like jock itch but reached the glans and now the glans is leathery skinned with two red patches of inflammation. I have already been applying Miconazole-nitrate ointment for about 2 weeks now. The itching in the inner thighs has stoppe
I've been using betamethasone dipropionate ointment. Itching n soreness has gone but jock itch rash is still there but its turning orangeish now?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist to evaluate for infection. ...Read more
Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?
Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the time being, you may try topical hydrocortisone 1 % with antifungal drug like clotrimazole 1-2 times daily and see. Besides, have a doctor to take a look for confirmation. How to get these done correctly? To http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. ...Read more