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Gold Bond Medication
What is the most effective OTC medication for jock itch? Tinactin, (tolnaftate) lamasil, lotramin ultra? Can I put gold bond powder on right after the cream?
On skin, not vagina: The active ingredients in gold bond are dimethicone and menthol, which can be soothing to skin with itching, skin irritation, rash. In general, it's better to treat the cause--for example, a yeast infection needs an anti fungal treatment. If rash or itching persist, see your dr. ...Read more
Yes: I'm assuming your talking about a lotion or powder or cream? You can definitely use lotion or cream. It's best to avoid talc in the vaginal area (cornstarch=okay). Ask question again if you have a specific product in mind. ...Read more
Sure: Sure, try it. If it feels better, awesome. ...Read more
Not really: An anal fissure is not an infection, so there's no use for the antibiotic cream. A fissure is a tear in the inner lining (mucosa).Usually assoc. With pain and bleeding w each bowel movement. There are some topical creams which can help, but sometimes surgery is needed to excise the fissure or to reduce the tension of the anal sphincter. Stay hydrated, eat well, and see a colorectal or general surgeon. ...Read more
Not recommended: Talc based powders have been found to possibly be one factor in the development of cancers of the female reproductive organs. If you wish to use a powder in the vulvar area, use one that is cornstarch based, and avoid the mucous membranes ("wet" area inside) of the vagina itself. ...Read more
Is gold bond powder spray okay to use for women in outer groin area? Mainly for upcoming hot summer days.
Yes for external use: Yes, safe for external useGet a more detailed answer ›
I currently have an issue with my skin where my fingers are. They have developed worse and is itching. I have used gold medicated bond.?
Skin issues: You need a diagnosis from your doctor. You MAY have a food sensitivity. Great Plains Lab in Kansas has a good dried-blood spot panel but your doc can order some tests. Gold Bond helps symptoms, You need to heal the root. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Jock itch: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have 3 brands hand sanatizor that I use: avon, purel, and gold bond. Are those okay brands, or do you sugest something better?
All are fine: Unless you deal with certain conditions those will be fine. ...Read more
I have a rash in between my arm right next to my forearm above the elbow. I believe its from training but I wanted to know if gold bond is good for it?
Shaq attack...: It sounds like a reasonable initial treatment plan. Give it a shot and see. If there is no improvement, then you get to blame "the Shaq" for his recommendation. To remove all doubt consult with a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Thank you for trying Healthtap. ...Read more
I've been experiencing itchy heels only at night when I go to bed. It happens within half an hour of getting into bed. The only thing that takes it away is to douse the area in gold bond extra strength foot powder. The itchiness doesn't happen at any other
Is it safe to put gold bond lotion on your penis everyday for chronic dry skin? Will there be any long term problems I should know about?
I had a callus on my foot that I peeled and it has spread over the bottom of my foot. Its dry and painful with cracks and splits. Will gold bond heal?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Your dermatologist can give you a better treatment than gold bond. ...Read more
I used gold bond ultimate healing cream down there and my period is late, hasn't come yet. Is that a cause of it not coming yet? Should I be worried?
No, I don't believe: Gold bond cream has any effect on your period. You could be pregnant. ...Read more
I use gold bond corn starch based powder all over body for sweating. I tend to inhale a lot when applying it. Is this harmful?
Powder can harm lung: A substance foreign to the lung can set up an inflammatory response in the lung which can lead to a short term reaction like swelling and / or spasm in the lung or a long term effect where the structure of the lung tissue becomes so thick the effected part of the lung can no longer get oxygen into the body and bad gases out properly. If this area is too wide, one can become a lung cripple. ...Read more
Used lotrimin (clotrimazole) to treat jock itch in rotation with gold bond. Continued to use gold bond after it cleared. Now there's a new rash. Is talc the cause?
I have these bumps on my leg. I squeezed one of them and white stuff cam out. I also have bumps on my arms but I put gold bond on my arms.
Squeezing a bump: Is not a good idea. What is your question? ...Read more
Can I take Gold Bond Rapid Relief Anti-Itch Cream & Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Liqui-Gels without reaction to both? I'm allergic to a plant in my yard and I touched it
I'm on vacation in orlando and I seem to have prickly heat rash all over my body. It's very itchy and irritating. I bought gold bond powder but it doesn't seem to be working. What else can I do?
I have a rash in my crotch area that will not go away. So far I have showered daily with Safeguard and applied Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) and Gold Bond powder.?
Treat For Fungus: You may have a fungal skin infection called Tinea Cruris, aka Jock Itch. Warm/moist conditions in this area allow for fungal growth. Recommend good hygiene, bathing once or twice daily; thorough drying of area (hair dryer heat if needed). Over-the-counter anti-fungal cream (Lotrimin, Tinactin, (tolnaftate) Monistat) twice daily is needed to clear infection. See a doctor if not responding after 2-3 weeks of use ...Read more
Have a question, I have a serious itch, and red pustules around the grooming area! That itches when it gets dry! I try to us gold bond and other powders but it's very uncomfortable and it's like acne but itchy....?
Rashes are extremely difficult to DX and treat correctly without an exam.
Suggest seeing your Family DR or Dermatologist. ...Read more
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. 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
Doctor told me I had an allergic reaction to gold bond powder on my penis. I was given an oral steroid today. How long should I wait to have sex?
Persistent itch located on jaw line neck and chest mainly nipple and turned white. No rash. Tried lotion, oils, gold bond, anti itch. No Relief 4mth.
Rashes: Rashes are generally impossible to diagnose over the computer. Since you have tried so many things without relief, it's time to see the dr. To get it examined and properly diagnosed so the best treatment can hopefully occur. Good luck. ...Read more
Can family doc treat skin issues near vulva or do I need a gyno? Had external yeast infection, now itchy (on outside) from using gold bond spray.
YOUR FAMILY DOCTOR: Your family doctor can treat that and you should consult him/her ...Read more
Ok to use gold bond no mess powder spray on thighs/near privates and under breasts for preventing yeast infections? Nothing else keeps me dry so far.
I have an itchy rash on my scrotum, between all fingers, and a red patch at the corner of my mouth. I have been using anti-fungal cream and gold bond.
I have a rash under right breast. I am menopausal and have bad hot flashes. Have used gold bond, hydrocortisone cream, no relief. Rash here a month.
I got bedbug bite, I woke up with itchy pimple. Was putting Gold Bond cream n cortizone, (hydrocortisone)after it spot spread, very red, bigger, itchy. How to treat it?
Bug bites: Your homemade remedy is right on. So if it is worse it may mean bacterial infection maye contributing. It is best to have the bite seen by your doctor and perhaps be get some antibiotics. The infection can spread along under the skin tissue so get seen soon! ...Read more
If I never had TMJ before, what could cause it to happen? I believe it could be stress, psychiatric drugs, a front tooth bonding procedure, everything
Can my jaw, gum, face soreness be from psychiatric drug use or are they solely from a tooth bonding that looks fine but made mouth feel unadjustedstil?
Dentist+MD = Answer: Only through consultations with your primary care physician and your dentist will you determine the actual cause of your symptoms. There are psychiatric medications that can cause grinding of the teeth, increase pressure on the jaw during sleep, and extreme dry mouth. These conditions can cause physical discomfort and should be addressed. Good luck. ...Read more