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Is there a specific antifungal for under breast rash. Monistat didn't work.?

Is there a specific antifungal for under breast rash. Monistat didn't work.?

Topical or oral: You gp, or a derm should be able to provide you with options regarding topical verses oral precription antifungals, which are stronger, and work better then otc preparations. Remember to always dry the area well after bath or shower, and application of an antifungal powder to promote persistent dryness through the day may be helpful. Fungi like dark, damp, warm places. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Rash Under Breasts (Definition)

Rashes (eruptions) in skin-fold areas are termed "intertrigo" and are caused by moisture, heat, and friction leading to inflammation. Infection (such as Candida yeast or other fungi) can also complicate the situation. Redness or erythema, and sometimes hyperpigmentation or darkening of the ...Read more


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What is the diagnosis and treatment( and home remedy) for multiple red iitchy blistered skin with pus in the neck for a 4-yr old female child?

What is the diagnosis and treatment( and home remedy) for multiple red iitchy blistered skin with pus in the neck for a 4-yr old female child?

Various: Your child may have a bacterial infection. For a home remedy, i would try putting a quarter cup of bleach into a half full bathtub and soak in it, followed by patting the child dry and moisturization. Repeat this three times per week, and seek help if it doesn't resolve. ...Read more

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Herbal treatment for body itchy?

Herbal treatment for body itchy?

Over-the-counter: Drug stores have over-the-counter creams that have no "medications" like skin anesthetics, to relieve itching. One can consider the creams containing some type of menthol to be herbal. Such creams and oils have be used for many years, maybe even centuries. The ones in stores now are just the modern versions of them. Sometimes, general itching is due to internal disease, so a doctor should check. ...Read more

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Are there any effective over-the-counter meds. For severe scalp breakouts? (bumps, pimples and itchy rash). I need help asap, this is out of control.

Are there any effective over-the-counter meds. For severe scalp breakouts? (bumps, pimples and itchy rash).  I need help asap, this is out of control.

Yes and no.: For and itch rash of the scalp (the technical name is seborrheic dermatitis), numerous medicated shampoos and lotions are available otc; most contain zinc or tar derivatives. Add bumps and pimples, however, and you probably have a problem in the hair follicles, possibly an infection, and if it's really that "out of control" you should be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can homeopathic treatment work for breast growth?

Can homeopathic treatment work for breast growth?

Not for this alone: Homeopathic treatment won't help breast growth unless you're in your early developmental years, growing them. It's not suitable treatment for a 31-yo woman seeking breast enhancement. That said, it can help your overall health -- and if part of your problem is not eating well, etc, it may help your entire body fill out into its healthiest, most natural form. No guarantee about breast size though. ...Read more

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I am experiencing marks like ringworm on chest , can any anti-fungal cream be used for treatment or please advise ?

I am experiencing  marks like ringworm on chest , can any anti-fungal cream be used for treatment or please advise ?

Specific creams: For the most part, for typical "ringworm" or tinea corporis infections, which are usually caused by Trichophyton group. Other fungal skin infections include tinea versicolor (Mallesezia furfur) or Candidal skin infection usually in skin folds (Candida albicans). The best option for ringworm would probably be Clotrimazole or terbinafine (terb does not tx yeast) ...Read more

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Itchy rashes under armpit, what are possible causes and OTC treatments? I shower daily, don't shave.

Itchy rashes under armpit, what are possible causes and OTC treatments? I shower daily, don't shave.

Dermatitis vs fungal: An 'itchy' rash in the axilla (arm pit) may be a 'contact dermatitis' or a yeast/fungal infection. An otc treatment for dermatitis is Cortaid (hydrocortisone 1%) and the treatment for fungal infection is otc 'anti-fungal' e.g. Lotrimin (clotrimazole). Dermatitis may be caused by exposure to chemicals/fragrances in deodorant/anti-perspirants so a hypo-allergenic subsitute may be needed. Get seen if no better. ...Read more

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Is their medication or creams for black underarms?

Is their medication or creams for black underarms?

Acanthosis nigricans: We don't typically medicate someone just for pigmentation or color. However, if you're referring to acanthosis nigricans (http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/acanthosis-nigricans/ds00653) in which case we worry about (predisposition towards) diabetes & obesity. Go see your doctor for diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Can you please inform me of the 'best' treatment for an under the armpit red sore rash?

Can you please inform me of the 'best' treatment for an under the armpit red sore rash?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Bumps on my scalp, not responding to abx treatment, prescribed! What type of treatment will kill parasitic infestations, under the scalp? Help!

Bumps on my scalp, not responding to abx  treatment, prescribed!  What type of treatment will kill parasitic infestations, under the scalp? Help!

May not be an: infection including a yeast infection. Parasitic infection is a possibility among other causes . You may need test or tests to find the cause and treated accordingly. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dark patch under breast fold, no itch, dermatologist prescribed anti fungal cream. Can breast fungus be without itching?

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

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What is the best non prescription treatment for tinea versicolor for someone who has it heavily on their chest, back, neck and arms?

What is the best non prescription treatment for tinea versicolor for someone who has it  heavily on their chest, back, neck and arms?

Anti fungal cream: Talk to your physician or dermotologist for their recommendation. There can be a high reoccurrence rate so be sure to discuss ongoing therapy. Also depending on the severity, they may recommend an oral rinse or a shampoo. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for my acne and fade dark marks at 17?

What's recommended as a cure for my acne and fade dark marks at 17?

Scientific Rx: Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical retinoic acid derivative, topical clindamycin, the oral contraceptive pill for a woman who can take it, and/or an appropriate systemic antibiotic right for the patient. Tough cases referred for isotretinoin. Manage as a chronic disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm looking for herbal remedy for atopic dermatitis without side effects?

Doesn't exist: Many people believe that "herbal" means "safe" and "no side effects", and manufacturers encourage that myth. But many substances, such as poison ivy, are "herbal", and you don't want them anywhere near their skin. Furthermore, the product with no possible side effects, herbal or not, does not exist. Don't waste your money on "no side effect" remedies; they don't work, and do have side effects. ...Read more

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Female w/ sore underarm no breast cancer what could be the cause of armpit soreness haven't used any razors/waxing use same deodorant/soap for years?

Female w/ sore underarm no breast cancer what could be the cause of armpit soreness haven't used any razors/waxing use same deodorant/soap for years?

Sweat gland: The armpit with arm down is a partially closed space prone to infections. The skin here has sweat glands and sebaceous glands which can get secondarily infected from sweat. Use electric razor to remove hair and then deodorant. Hidradenitis or infection from sweat glands is not uncommon ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more