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How do I get rid of my jock itch?

How do I get rid of my jock itch?

Lamisil/itraconazole: Jock-itch is a fungal infection and often can be treated with a topical such as Lamisil or itraconazole (otc creams) 2-3x/day for about 2-3 wks. Keep the areas clean and dry and it will improve with above treatment. If not better with above, it maybe something else and u should consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itch is also known as Itching. Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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How do I get rid of severe. Jock itch?

OTC vs RX: The questions is...Over the counter or precripton. Over the counter products are fairly good - creams, powders, and sprays. However, they sometimes do not kill the specific fungus. If 2 weeks of use does not clear it up, try a different product. Still not working....Get a prescription. Also, keeping the area clean, dry, and cool as possible is essential. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my swollen finger from last nights mosquitos? Itches a lot too!

How do I get rid of my swollen finger from last nights mosquitos?  Itches a lot too!

Try Ice: If you ice the fingers with the mosquito bites, they will be less itchy. This has been the most helpful "at home" treatment for itchy mosquito bites. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my vagina walls how do I get rid of it ? it Hurts and Itches

I have a rash on my vagina walls how do I get rid of it ? it Hurts and Itches

Gyn or Walkin Clinic: Your problem will need to be diagnosed. You will need to see your gynecologist. If you do not have one, go to a walkin clinic or an Urgent Care facility. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the rash on my chest from my allergic reaction to icy hot? It burns and itches

How do I get rid of the rash on my chest from my allergic reaction to icy hot? It burns and itches

Irritant Dermatitis: Otc Hydrocortisone and/or Benadryl cream can help unless you have any open sores. I would also recommend using an otc oral antihistamine to decrease the itch associated with this. If it spreads or worsens, then it could also be infected. Be vigilant and keep a diary if it persists so you can tell your doctor about this. Also, a picture is worth a 1, 000 words to a doctor. ...Read more

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My vagina itches and i'm constantly peeing after masturbation. How do I get rid of this?

My vagina itches and i'm constantly peeing after masturbation. How do I get rid of this?

This may be due: To inflammation of end of urethra ; surrounding tissues. Inadequate lubrication or excessive pressure may be abraiding tissues. ...Read more

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Ate some popcorn now my tonsil itches. I thought i had a popcorn flake some where in my mouth still so brush my mouth still itches how do I get rid it?

Tonsilar crypts: Many people have tonsilar crypts which almost make their tonsils look like craters in the moon, and this is a place where food can often get stuck, such as popcorn. Gargles can help dislodge the area at times, but if really bothersome, you may need an ENT dr. Or even your pcp to use an instrument to get rid of the particle. Good luck. ...Read more

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I take birth control for cysts but it's causing me to breakout really bad! How do I get rid of the acne and is this normal? The acne also itches badly

I take birth control for cysts but it's causing me to breakout really bad! How do I get rid of the acne and is this normal? The acne also itches badly

Acne: Acne can be a side effect of birth control or from your own hormones during adolescence. Proper skin care is important for management of acne. Other options are possibly trying a different brand of birth control or seeing a dermatologist to help with management of the acne. ...Read more

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I have bad dandruff and my head itches alot, what can I do to get rid of dandruff?

I have bad dandruff and my head itches alot, what can I do to get rid of dandruff?

See a derm: Dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis can be treated with topical steroids as well as medicated shampoos. See your dermatologist for a proper protocol to address your concerns. ...Read more

Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Definition)

The medical term is tinea cruis. It is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area. The skin usually turns red ...Read more