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How do you get rid of jock itch?

How do you get rid of jock itch?

Antifungal: Amtifungals such as lotrimin, micatin, lamisil, (terbinafine) undecalynic acid can be used to treat jock itich. Sweating and poor skin turgor contribute to the condition and to recurrences. ...Read more

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 to get rid of chronic jock itch?

How to get rid of chronic jock itch?

Jock itch: an antiifungal cream mixed with a steroid cream - like lotrisone ...Read more

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Ick jock itch -- how to get rid of it?

Ick jock itch -- how to get rid of it?

Likely fungus: It is likely a fungal infection. You may try over the counter treatments for fungal infections of the skin. However, if it is not resolved in a couple of weeks, see a doctor as it may not be "jock itch". ...Read more

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How to get rid of black skin jock itch?

How to get rid of black skin jock itch?

No difference: The same way you get rid of white skin jock itch with an antifungal agent. ...Read more

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How do guys get rid of jock itch permanently?

How do guys get rid of jock itch permanently?

Sometimes difficult: Because of local sweating and friction some people are prone ot frequent recurrences and may need to be retreated. A dilute clorox bath with one half cup to one cup of colorox in atub of water a few times a week will decrease the chance of recurrence. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of severe jock itch rash?

How can I get rid of severe jock itch rash?

Antifungals: Topical antifungals such as lamisil, (terbinafine) lotriimin, micatin can relsove jock itch. Fpr more extensive cases an oral antifungal may be needed such as Nizoral or diflucan. The colr change will gradually improve. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of jock itch?

Best way to get rid of jock itch?

Topical Antifungals: Jock itch or tinea cruris is a fungal skin infection in the groin/inner thigh. It is characterized by a red itching rash in this location with small satellite lesions. It is easily cured with topical(miconazole, econazole, clotrimazole, terbinafine) or oral(fluconazole, itraconazole, terbinifine) antifungal treatment. Topical treatments are available over the counter. ...Read more

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Scrotal itching, how to get rid of it?

Scrotal itching.: First bathe often, and dry off immediately afterwards, making sure you do not put on wet clothes to prevent further irritation. OTC baking soda, talcum powder, Gold Bond powder can keep this area dry. If there is a fungal irritation, you can try OTC antifungal cream. If this does not resolve spontaneously within a few days, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ringworms?

How to get rid of ringworms?

Use Antifungal Cream: You can use an over the counter Antifungal Cream like Lotrimin (clotrimazole) twice a day ...Read more

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How can I get rid of sunburn itch?

How can I get rid of sunburn itch?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help.: Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. Nsaid's ; Acetaminophen can help. Hydrate well ; don't peel off deep layers. See dr for severe burns. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of tinea versicolor?

How can I get rid of tinea versicolor?

Several methods: 1. Selsun lotion 2. Antifungal agent taken by mouth ( e.g. Ketoconazole) #1 takes a week or more , bathing with the lotion that should be left on the skin for several minutes. #2 can be done in as little as 1 to 3 days- optimally by taking the medication, then a 1/2 hr later, engaging in activity that will allow you to sweat. Remember to wash your undershirts after therapy to avoid reinfection. ...Read more

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How could i get rid of jock itch?

Antifungal creams: Most "jock-itch" is a superficial fungal infection of the skin in the groin area. If this is the case, many athlete's foot remedies will work here as well. The ones to try first are lotrimin ultra or Lamisil (terbinafine) cream. If it is because of yeast infection, use Nystatin cream. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of severe. Jock itch?

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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Will mupirocin really help get rid of jock itch?

Probably not: Mupirocin is a topical antibacterial agent and will clear an intertrigo if a susceptible bacteria is causing it. Usually however, the infectioin is fungal or a mixed infection the other baceria as well. Evaluation an testing by your dermatologist is recommended. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eczema rash?

How can I get rid of eczema rash?

Moisture+/-cortizone: Increased moisture with lotions for sensitive skin (such as cetaphil, cerave, aveeno, (oatmeal) eucerin) after bathing with a body wash for sensitive skin (dove sensitive skin, aveeno, (oatmeal) cetaphil) will help. Apply loitons or creams frequently throughout the day. For very inflamed (red, itchy) patches, you can use otc 1% hydrocortizone after moisturizing for a few days. If not improving, call your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of an annoying heat rash quickly?

How can I get rid of an annoying heat rash quickly?

Skin rash: See your primary care doctor to r/o out other possibility and for treatment. A rash can be from dermatitis, allergic reaction, viral, bacterial and fungal infections! ...Read more

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How do you get rid of tinea versicolor rashes?

How do you get rid of tinea versicolor rashes?

Oral ketoconazole: Take oral ketoconazole 200 mg in the morning along with orange juice for seven days then afterwards, one a week for 4 weeks. This has a better chance to rid of t.V. For long. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

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