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Jock Itch?: Eliminate trapped sweat or moisture in the area by loose clothing, boxers not briefs, removing wet clothing asap, not itching, using anti fungal powder around jock or cup if needed, tx all areas (feet, groin, etc.) with topical lamisal/lotrimin for up to 3 mo. Shower daily and asap after exercise. Consult pcp for oral anti fungal or abx if suspect bacterial inftn as well. Dress socks b4 shorts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fungi are multi-cellular organisms that grow as yeasts, molds, and mushrooms. Human disease can be cause by fungi that grow as yeasts or molds. Some of these fungi live normally on human skin and do not cause symptoms. Others that normally live in the environment and can cause serious disease when in humans. Still other fungi cause less serious disease such as diaper ...Read more
Oral med: Could be an option.Get a more detailed answer ›
Fungal Infections: Fungal infections include: athletes foot (tinea pedis), jock itch, ringworm (tinea corporis), nail infections and scalp infections. Candidal infections include oral thrush, intertrigo , vulvovaginitis , diaper rashes , paronychia and chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis. There are topical medications like otc Lamisil or Clotrimazole and oral medications like lamisil, Nizoral and diflucan. ...Read more
I got skin fungi for whole life -22years. I have learnt that Onion and Garlic are best eatten to cure it with moderate use. What else should I eat?
Vicks Vapo Rub: To tag on to dr. Hines' answer, soaking the involved nails in water may improve the penetration of the vicks into the nail. It could improve the effectiveness of this type of treatment. However, clearing this type of infection can take an annoyingly long time. Bottom line, always make sure it is a fungal infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fungi are under nail: With a fungal infection of a nail, such as toenail fungus, the fungi live underneath the nail. Bleach can kill germs, including fungi, on one's toes and on the outside surface of the toenails. However, the fungi under the nails will likely survive and keep growing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A brownish spot in the middle of the breast, its like fungi from sweat, it smells bad and had it 3 months ago, what could it be and what can cure it?
Skin lesion: Unfortunately, without seeing it or getting more details, it's impossible to tell what this spot would be. If you can send us a picture to see, that'd be nice. If you don't have a doc, you can use md live at www.Mdlive.Com and request a consult. I am available in the state of wa. ...Read more