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I have a fungal infection on my groin what would be a good over the counter medicine?

I have a fungal infection on my groin what would be a good over the counter medicine?

Cut out sugar first: Before trying to cover up the infection, take care of the cause first. It's probably candida so cut out sugar and carbs and you should feel relief within a few days. ...Read more

 

Fungal Infection: Definition

Fungal infections are clinical conditions in which a person has an infection due to a pathogen called a fungus (in contrast to infections caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites). Fungal infections occur commonly on the skin (including Jock Itch and Athlete's Foot) and can also cause more serious i ...Read more

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I think the groin rash is due to a fungal infection. What can I do?

I think the groin rash is due to a fungal infection. What can I do?

OTC antifungal cream: Many of the fungi that cause groin rash-jock itch or the medical term tinea cruris-are sensitive to over the counter anti-fungal cremes-like those that treat athletes foot. Just buy some tinactin, lamasil, etc.-apply it two times a day sparingly to the rash, keep it dry and the rash should get better in 4-7 days. If it persists go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Checklist: Treating a Bladder Infection

Ask your doctor about taking an antibiotic or a urine test
Once
Drink plenty of fluids to help dilute the urine and flush the bladder
Daily
Avoid irritating fluids and food: caffeine, citrus, alcohol, spicy
Daily
Take an over-the-counter analgesic for pain and to soothe bladder
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Are there any natural remedies for curing a fungal infection on the skin in the groin area?

Are there any natural remedies for curing a fungal infection on the skin in the groin area?

Not reliable: Fungus in the groin is often due to chronic wetness from sweat and/or skin folds. There are many over the counter remedies in the drug stores, so try asking a pharmacist for his/her choice. If unresolved, then see your doctor for prescription strength cures. ...Read more

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Checklist: Treating a Bladder Infection

Drink at least 2L of water
Daily
Avoid irritating foods
Daily
Empty bladder 4-6 times per day
Daily
Empty bladder after intercourse
Once
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Does repetly jock itch in anus and groin area is a symptom of aids or HIV ? I have the fungal infection about from november, is heals and comesback

Does repetly jock itch in anus and groin area is a symptom of aids or HIV ? I have the fungal infection about from november, is heals and comesback

Possible not likely: Repeated fungal infections can certainly sometimes mean it is being caused by another infection like HIV but also diabetes can commonly cause them as well. Get examined and tested regularly since having unprotected sex.See your doctor for other treatment options of the fungus. ...Read more

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Checklist: Treating a Bladder Infection

Take medications as prescribed
once
Avoid fragrances in soaps, detergents, panty liners and pads
daily
Avoid too much scrubbing, direct pressure from thongs, tight clothes
daily
If menopausal, vaginal estrogens (plant based) help prevent uti's
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The fungal infection is gone now, but it leat a pink spot scar around the groin, is that normal? Is in the same place the rash was!

The fungal infection is gone now, but it leat a pink spot scar around the groin, is that normal?  Is in the same place the rash was!

Post inflam erythema: This discoloration is called post inflammatory erythema which i liken to foot prints in the snow. As the weather warms the snow melts and eventually there is no trace of the foot prints. Give it 2-3 months! ...Read more

 

Infection: Definition

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, that is an inf ...Read more

 

Groin: Definition

The region or crease betwe ...Read more

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