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My vagina itches and is kind of sore. Is it safe to use extra strength gold bond body powder on my vagina? I have not talked to a doctor yet, and hoping to avoid it. I've only used gold bond once on my vagina.

Hello. : Hello. I just looked it up on the gold bond website and it states "warnings: for external use only." it also states use only as directed. I know that some women use the powder in their vaginal area. However, my interpretation of what the gold bond manufacturer is stating is external use and i don't think that was to include vaginal mucosa. ...Read more

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Bonding (Definition)

Bonding is the adhering of a dental material to tooth structure. Most of the time these dental materials are composite or porcelain. More commonly the public may understand bonding to be the adhering of composite material to the front teeth in order ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Dry affected areas daily
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Treat affected areas with a topical antifungal cream
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See a dermatologist for resistant or widespread cases
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What is the most effective OTC medication for jock itch? Tinactin, lamasil, lotramin ultra? Can i put gold bond powder on right after the cream?

What is the most effective OTC medication for jock itch? Tinactin, lamasil, lotramin ultra? Can i put gold bond powder on right after the cream?

They are : All effective medications. Some will work better on some people and vice a versa. Be careful with some of the powders, some have ingredients that help fungus flourish. ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Know it's also called tinea cruris, intertrigo, and groin ringworm
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Know that jock itch is caused by a fungus
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Know risk factors: heat, humidity, tight clothing, sweat, obesity, diabetes
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Most important Rx: Keep your skin as clean and as dry as possible
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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.

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.

Intertrigo: Not related to diet. Try OTC hydrocortisone and miconazole ( or clotrimazole) creams together. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or irritated,gently clean off with bathroom paper (or kleenex) using any lotion. In the shower, wash with hands only, no scrubbing. ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Bath or shower daily with antibacterial soap
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Wear clean, loose-fitting underwear
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Use anti-fungal medications for jock itch
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Dry off after bathing with a clean towel
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Itch (Definition)

Itch is also known as Itching. Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more

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Jock Itch (Definition)

The medical term is tinea cruis. It is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area. The skin usually turns red ...Read more

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