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Epidural Anesthesia In Tinea Versicolor
Fungal infection all over the back of body. Lasting for more than 1.5 years. Tinea corporis , tyza.. Fintrix , terbinafine gave some recovery not cure?
The epidural space is an anatomical space just outside the fluid filled sac that contains the spinal cord and brain. Anesthesiologists and pain physicians are skilled at placing needles or catheters (tubes) into this space in the spinal canal to administer medications. These medicines can treat the pain of surgery or labor. These medicines can also be used to treat chronic ...Read more
Two approaches: There are two approaches to an epidural injection. The midline approach spreads steroids in a space that often spreads to the nerve roots at one or more levels. The lateral approach (transforaminal) bathes the medication over a specific nerve root. There may be some spread to other nerve roots as well. This approach requires x-ray guidance for optimal effectiveness. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is terbinafine 1% topical cream enough for interdigital tinea pedis?
Give some tips to prevent recurrence
Maybe: There are many treatment alternatives. Lamisil (terbinafine) topical is as good a start as any other topical. Other otc preparations have different chemicals and could be tried after after one month of no results. Moisture is a large factor so I recommend an anti fungal powder in the mornings. Exfoliating skin is another factor s the intertiginous spaces needs to be scrubbed.Withoutresults see a podiatrist. ...Read more
Can fluconozole @ 150 mg weekly x 4 cure tinea pedis/ tinea corpeus that has been resistant to topical treatment?
Possible: That is why the DR gave you the RX. Take the full dose for the full treatment time and you will have your answer. ...Read more
Yes: Depending on the source of pain they may provide some relief. Don't expect relief unless the source of pain is superficial. ...Read more
Dark patch under breast fold, no itch, dermatologist prescribed anti fungal cream. Can breast fungus be without itching?
Yes: Not all fungal infections itch, continue the treatment as prescribed and if you do not see improvement, follow up with your MD for a re evaluation. ...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
Depends on Type: There are 6 classes of steroids ranging from ultra-high potency (class 1) to very low potency (class 6). Low potency steroids from class 5 & 6 are usually safe to use in the genital area for a limited amount of time. There are alternative non-steroid creams (calcineurin inhibitors) that may be more appropriate. See your doctor to decide on the best choice for your condition. ...Read more
Hye..I'm having a jock itch
A big one...and I'm using lamisil (terbinafine) cream
A anti fungal cream..can this cream cute the itch in 2 weeks
Yes: Yes, the 2% cream can be used twice a day for 2 weeks to treat Tinea versicolor. You should see your physician, however, before using, as tinea versicolor could be confused with other things, such as dermatitis or vitiligo, which would not be treated with an antifungal. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which is better and safety : general anesthesia or regional anesthesia in c-section for IVF twin?
Is it normal to have numbness in groin/ buttock area 6 days after epidural steroid injection of l3/l4 nerve?
Why would polio drops immunization be administered in a wave/collectively in a geographic region?
Polio: Polio exists at this time only in pakistan, afghanistan and nigeria. So only folks there need it. It is done in large groups to effectively eliminate in in one region at a time. The who and rotary international are actively laboring to eradicate polio. ...Read more
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