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Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Definition)

Also known as Tinea Cruis, this is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area that turns the ...Read more


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How can I get rid of my long lived jock itch?

How can I get rid of my long lived jock itch?

See a Dr: Fungus infections are getting tougher to treat because of otc drugs. See a dr. To get the best, strongest meds to eradicate this problem. ...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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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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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

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What can I do if my vagina is kind of dry and is uncomftorable at time, and itches. How can I get rid of that?

What can I do if my vagina is kind of dry and is uncomftorable at time, and itches. How can I get rid of that?

See your doctor: You need a pelvic exam to determine if you have a yeast infection or thinning mucosal walls due to decreased hormones. See your doctor so she can help you withthe diagnosis and the treatment. ...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 don't have an order nor a discharge but my vagina itches what can I do to get rid of the itch?

I don't have an order nor a discharge but my vagina itches what can I do to get rid of the itch?

See a doctor: The best answer is to see a health practioner for proper evaluation. You could try an over the counter yeast medication but if you get worse or no relief then you will definitely need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Hello I have dry pimples on my scrotum which itches frequently. Suggest the way to get rid of it.

Hello I have dry pimples on my scrotum which itches frequently. Suggest the way to get rid of it.

Pimples: A dry itchy rash on the scrotum may be due to tinea cruris, a fungal infection of the skin which can occur and may respond to a topical over the counter anti-fungal cream such as clotrimazole 1%. Please see a doctor ASAP to confirm your diagnosis and perhaps be tested for other causes. ...Read more

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This razor bump won't go away its big, itches, and hurts and won't go away! Been here for weeks. How can I get rid of his?

Get it checked...: If this problem has persisted it might be associated with an infection, possibly an abscess. I suggest you get seen by your doctor for treatment as soon as possible. At this point it seems it will not resolve on its own. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a rash that looks like several ring worms but moves positions daily. It itches occasionally. Been occurring for 4 months?

How can I get rid of a rash that looks like several ring worms but moves positions daily. It itches occasionally. Been occurring for 4 months?

Eczema: Nummular eczema is an allergy disorder in which itchy, coin-shaped spots or patches appear on the skin.
In general, keep the skin lubricated. Apply oil such as neutrogena body oil or alpha-keri oil to the skin at the end of ones shower. Vaseline is even more helpful if not too greasy.
Prescription topical cortisone is helpful to control this skin condition. ...Read more

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During change of weather my skin starts turning red and itches a lot. How to get rid of it?

During change of weather my skin starts turning red and itches a lot. How to get rid of it?

Moisture: This can be a sign of a loss of moisture in the skin. A good moisturizing lotion may help. Try not to scratch as it can make it worse by itching more. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of the scavi skin virus? Small dome like bumps with clear to white fluid coming out them. It itches like something awful!

How do you get rid of the scavi skin virus? Small dome like bumps with clear to white fluid coming out them. It itches like something awful!

If: If you are referring to scabies (which is not a virus but a mite) you can try an over the counter Permethrin cream as directed. All sick contacts should be treated as well. In addition wash all bedding, clothes, etc. In very hot water.
I hope you find relief soon. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of the scavi skin virus? Small dome like bumps with clear to white fluid coming out them. It itches like something awful!

How do you get rid of the scavi skin virus? Small dome like bumps with clear to white fluid coming out them. It itches like something awful!

I: I assume you are talking about scabies infection caused by the human itch mite, sarcoptes scabeii. These infestations are caused from contact with an infected person (or their clothing, towels, linens, etc.). The best way to get rid of this infestation is to see a dermatologist and get a prescription such as Permethrin cream. There is also a pill that can work to clear the infestation. It is imperative that any persons that are itching in your household also be treated. Lastly, all linens, bedsheets, etc. Used in the last 48 hours must be laundered. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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White pimple like hard ball on scrotom. There are a fewof them and have been therand itches at times. What its it? How to naturally get rid of them?

White pimple like hard ball on scrotom. There are a fewof them and have been therand itches at times. What its it? How to naturally get rid of them?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have a keloid in my upper chest and back shoulder which itches and at times irritate what can I do to get rid of it?

I have a keloid in my upper chest and back shoulder which itches and at times irritate what can I do to get rid of it?

Improve, yes...: But get rid of, no (this applies to all scars.) true keloids can be very difficult to deal with. They are more common in people with darkly pigmented skin and are characterized by scarring that exceeds the boundaries of the original wound. Numerous options exist including pressure, steroid injection, low dose radiation, and others. See a plastic surgeon for an evaluation. ...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

Irritant Dermatitis: Otc Hydrocortisone and/or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 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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I have a rash type of alergic reaction on my face it burns and itches and is really red what can I do to get rid of it?

I have a rash type of alergic reaction on my face it burns and itches and is really red what can I do to get rid of it?

See dermatologist: You need to give more details on the distribution of the rash such as whether it crosses the bridge of your nose. I suspect what you may have is rosacea which is aggravated by any increase in core body temperature. But on skin rash, one really needs to look at the lesions themselves to venture a guess. ...Read more

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Hi guys I found out today I have a bug bite or a ant bite on my toe it itches and hurts a lot how do I cure it.? How do you get rid of ant bites.?

Hi guys I found out today I have a bug bite or a ant bite on my toe it itches and hurts a lot how do I cure it.? How do you get rid of ant bites.?

Cortisone cream: Ice, cortisone cream, ibuprophen for pain. Do not scratch or it could get infected. It will take several days to, heal, the best you can do is to control the symptoms. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of acne that itches, leaves purple scars, and surprisingly gets worst day after day?

How do you get rid of acne that itches, leaves purple scars, and surprisingly gets worst day after day?

First control acne: Acne is a complex disease treated with a variety of approaches ranging from topical anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, as well as hormonal, medical regimens and surgery. Each case is individually treated and it is difficult to recommend a single cure. See a dermatologist first. ...Read more

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I have a rash. I believe I picked it up from my dog as I was holding her on the beach on my chest. It itches and hurts when scratching. There are a few blisters around the rash that's on my chest. What products can I use to get rid of the rash?

I have a rash. I believe I picked it up from my dog as I was holding her on the beach on my chest. It itches and hurts when scratching. There are a few blisters around the rash that's on my chest. What products can I use to get rid of the rash?

Dermatologist: In view of the blistering and discomfort, this could be a herpes virus infection. If so, specific treatment is available for this. I recommend that you be evaluated by a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment of this eruption. ...Read more

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I have had red itches sport on my testicles and one or two on my head and I've had them for about two days. How can I get rid of them?

Spot on scrotum: You should tested for exposure to STDs. Just being concerned about getting rid of the lesions is missing the point. You need to be tested to prevent potential exposure to others. ...Read more

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What medical treatment is used to get rid of hemorrhoid in anus while pregnant? It's getting bigger it itches and visible during sex it's hanging out

What medical treatment is used to get rid of hemorrhoid in anus while pregnant? It's getting bigger it itches and visible during sex it's hanging out

Call OB: In general, certain anti-inflammatory medications should be avoided during pregnancy, and these are present in some over the counter hemorrhoid medication. Call your OB to discuss. Hope this helps! ...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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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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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more