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How Long Does A Fungal Rash Last
Blisters/rash on right side head of penis. Tested negative for herpes and syphilis. Doctor prescribed me antibiotics/fungal cream. Wut else could it b?
Reaction?: If any contact with bowl cleaner or other chemical, could be a local reaction (/"burn") from that, which may look infected on exam (hence abx/anti-fungal). The warm/moist environ slows healing. Should keep dry & aired as able (don't get arrested!) while using ointments as rx'ed. Give it a week. If not improving, get re-checked. ...Read more
How long does daktatort cream to start healing fungal sweat rash? I have been using it for 2 days and doesn't seen to b making it any beter yet!
Awhile: Fungal rashes grow slow and clear slowly. Therefore it could take a few days to a week to work. ...Read more
I have had a fungal rash in my airmpit for the last 6 months. Started treatment in feb and is improving. When should I expect complete resolution?
Infections especially in area which are naturally MOIST are VERY difficult to get rid of....Remember KEEP DRY in between applications of whatever your using topically. Take antifungal medication (if that is prescribed) for a few weeks after rash is gone!
Hope this helps
Dr z ...Read more
I have a fungal rash which I'm using Nizoral (ketoconazole) cream for, so how long before the rash disappears?
If I had a fungal rash and it was caused by an std, would I be able to be accurately tested for the std? Or would I possibly have to wait longer?
Fungal rash: Fungal rashes are caused by fungus, most commonly candida. This can occur non-sexually in men with diabetes, immunocompromised men, and uncircumcised men. Std's can also produce rashes but they are specific. Herpes often produces painful blisters grouped together on penis. Syphilis produces a chancre, a painless ulcer on or around genital area. Psoriasis can occur on genitals. ...Read more
Developed a heat-rash on belt line while traveling in HOT humid weather last week. Keeping it clean, dry, cool, with no improvement 3 days. Fungal?
I had unprotected sex 18 days ago I now have a fungal like rash on scrotum the last 3 days ago but no sores or pain and light itch could it be herpes?
had a rash of red spots under both breasts now that have come and go since last August, they are red, itchy and sore, could this be a fungal rash?
Skin rash, red and not itchy... So for the last month I've had a rash in my pubic area, I don't have health insurance so I've gone to the hospital, they gave me a fungal cream... Everytime a area clears a new area is infected. It is not itchy what so ever
You may be dealing with an allergy/contact dermatitis. Consider any new lotions, soaps, or products you are using in your private area. Also a new laundry detergent could be to blame. Try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream to the outside genital area a few times a day. Otherwise follow up with your doctor.
Best of luck. ...Read more
My heat rash turned into fungal infection on chest. I put clotrimazole but it does not sooth much the itch. How long this fungal rash will be on skin?
What are tha causes of fungal rash on my baby's diaper area? How would I know its a fungal rash compared to ordinary rashes
Red and itchy: Everyone has yeast that lives on the skin. But yeast particularly likes places that are damp and moist - like under a diaper. Keeping the skin cool and dry will help. You can also try an over-the-counter antifungal like Clotrimazole cream 3 times a day and see if that works. Yeast rashes are usually very red, itchy, and spread with "satellite" small red bumps away from the rash center. Good luck. ...Read more
My son has small red circular rashes appearing on his body. Now im finding tgem on his scalp. They have a scabby top that flakes off. Is this fungal?
Flaky rash: It could be fungal and on scalp may not respond to a topical treatment so see a doctor for this ...Read more
I woke up yesterday morning with what looked like 7 ring worn rashes on my upper chest and shoulders, anti fungal cream used and this morningmore rash?
See a doctor: You may need to see a doctor today, since the symptoms are worsening. The topical antifungal may work for ringworms infection. Not for any other type of rash. ...Read more
Fungal skin infection. What creams are as good as or better than daktacort. My rashes seem to have got worse rapidly?
Med not the problem?: There are dozens of alternative antifungal preparations. However, often failure is due to problem with the medication reaching the fungus rather than which antifungal med used. You may do better with cream than ointment; you may need 3 or 4 times a day instead of twice; the problem may be something more than just a fungus. If initial therapy fails, best to ask pharmacist or doctor for recommend. ...Read more
Has had dry, flaky skin on his penis for months. No rashes, bumps, pain or itching. What could it be? Used anti-fungal cream too. Nothing.
Can yeast overgrow in the body and cause things like leaky gut syndrome, oral thrush and fungal rashes?
I currently suffer from fungal infection, I take medicines like. Fluconazole tab 150 and terbinafine hydrochloride. Rashes gone but itching doesnt?
Follow up: Would follow up with the doctor who gave you the medication. ...Read more
9 month old ringworm like rashes on arms torso and lower legs trued anti fungal pills for ringworm did nothing?
See a Dermatologist: For better management of this condition, if you have already seen one, get a revisit or get a second opinion, best wishes ...Read more
Could this be immune problem? Large weight loss, taste buds changed, fungal rashes, lymphocytes down and CD4 is high. Sharp left flank pain, no cancers
HIV?: USUALLY WITH DECREASED LYMPHOCYTES CD4 WOULD BE ALSO LOW. LIKELY NEED MORE TESTING. ...Read more
Fungal rashes: One clue is that fungus likes to grow in warm, moist areas -like the groin, or between the toes (think sweaty socks). If it itches also, it could be fungus. Bacterial infections of the skin don't itch. There are other things that could be red and itchy -such as what's caused by contact allergy, inflammatory conditions like psoriasis, etc. Try drying the area if you think it's fungus, or show a doc. ...Read more
Fungal rash?: Most certain ways to id fungus are to have doc take a scraping, add potassium hydroxide (koh), & look at specimen under microscope for fungal elements or have doc take specimen for culture (takes about a week for most to grow). Or you can try empiric therapy: use otc antifungal like Lamisil (terbinafine) 2-3 times a day for at least a week. If rash still there or getting worse, see doc. ...Read more
Would not recommend: If you have a fungal skin rash, it is best to use an anti-fungal cream. There are many otc options such as lotrimin, lamisil, tinactin, (tolnaftate) generic clotrimazole, etc. Avoid putting a steroid cream on a fungal rash as it may contribute to the rash progressing rather than resolving. When in doubt, contact your doctor to be sure of the best treatment. Sometimes oral medicine is necessary. ...Read more
I have a rash on my upper body. It really flares up in hot, moist conditions (ie. Shower). Appears to be fungal maybe? Any clue what this could be?
It could be anything: You should see a doctor. Your rash could be fungal, but could be more serious. ...Read more
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