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How to treat scabies itching?

How to treat scabies itching?

Scabies: Medications prescribed by your health care provider are usually needed to treat scabies. Creams include: Permethrin 5%, benzyl benzoate, sulfur in petrolatum, ; crotamiton. Antihistamines can be used for itching. ...Read more

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Itching (Definition)

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 can you cure jock itch?

How can you cure jock itch?

Topical antifungals,: Keep the area clean and dry with powders. Its the same as athlete;s foot--a fungal infection of the skin. ...Read more

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How to treat itch and rashes?

How to treat itch and rashes?

Why the rash?: First step would be to try and identify why you have the rah, that is what is the cause. Eliminate that cause and you are on the road to recovery. Next step might be to try a hydrocortisone cream or ointment, available over the counter. Heat, (sweating, hot shower) will make it worse, and cool, (cool shower or cool compress) will make it better. ...Read more

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How to treat jock itch/rash from football?

How to treat jock itch/rash from football?

Clotrimazole: Jock itch is a fungal rash and should be treated with an anti fungal. There are many over-the-counter formulation which are all effective. The key to treatment is to continue applying the cream few days after the rash is gone, to prevent recurrence. Also, keep your groin clean and dry as much as you can. ...Read more

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How to treat jock itch without prescription creams?

NonRx cream/powder: There are several nonprescription creams and powders which might do the trick. Active ingredients include clotrimazole, miconazole, tolnaftate, and terbinafine. ...Read more

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How to cure joch itch?

How to cure joch itch?

Spray at Drug Store: Your doc can give you an anti-fungal. Alternatively, you can try an over the counter spray/cream/powder from the drug store. One is called tinactin (tolnaftate). Fungi love dark and damp places so try to keep things dry and change underwear daily. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to treat ringworm?

How to treat ringworm?

A couple of ways: If the ring worm is small and not on the scalp, topical terbenafine for 2 weeks or longer may be all that is needed. If the lesion is on the face or scalp and does ot respond to topical, then oral medications are indicated. One must treat these long enought to rid the skin of the fungus. Deep infections require oral and even IV therapy. If in doubt, get see by pcp or derm. ...Read more

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How to treat ringworm?

How to treat ringworm?

Lamisil (terbinafine): Try Lamisil (terbinafine) over the counter twice a day for 4 weeks. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to treat an itchy penis or jock itch?

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Can you tell me how to treat an itchy penis or jock itch?

Here are...: Here are: keep the concerned areas open to air-ventilation, clean ; dry "areas" with gentle soap, timely ; thinly apply anti-fungal/antibacterial with or without steroid cream. In short, good hygiene with /without circumcision for long tight foreskin and weight loss for obesity are timely important. ...Read more

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How can one treat tinea cruris if clotrimazole doesn't work?

Oral anti-fungal: If a topical anti-fungal does not work, then it's likely time to see a physician for confirmation of the diagnosis and consideration of a prescription oral anti-fungal such as terbinafine or fluconazole. ...Read more

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How to treat itchiness?

1st find out cause: Find out why you're itching. Then avoid cause. If that's not enough, consider over-the-counter antihistamines (i don't know what's available in philippines). Here in states, otc antihistamines are just as effective as prescription ones. ...Read more

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Help please! could canesten treat jock itch completely?

Topical Terbinafine : Otc topical terbinafine 1% cream can be very useful for treating this kind of irritation. Follow instructions on tube and see doctor if this does not resolve in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How do you treat swimmers itch?

How do you treat swimmers itch?

Swimmer's Itch: There are many causes of skin rashes following swimming. Treatment depends on the cause. Swimmer's itch is a parasitic infection from exposure to contaminated freshwater & is treated with praziquantel. Seabather's eruption is a reaction to tiny jellyfish larvae in saltwater & is treated symptomatically. Reactions to irritants or allergens in water are other causes. Consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to treat jock itch without drug store stuff?

How to treat jock itch without drug store stuff?

Jock itch: Since jock itch is a fungal infection, include good quantity of garlic in your food. Garlic has antifungal qualities. Apply honey and garlic alternatively on the infected skin.Diet to avoid, avoid eating refined carbohydrates, sugar and food items that contain yeasts. Avoid alcohol because it eventually converts to sugar. Your diet must contain a lot of raw fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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How can you treat skin yeast?

How can you treat skin yeast?

Yeast infections: There is any number of anti-fungal medications from gels to creams to sprays available at any grocery or drug store that sells over the counter medications. ...Read more

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How can I treat tinea versicolor?

How can I treat tinea versicolor?

Several choices: If you're not adverse to taking a safe medication... the physicians I've known who've had this very common skin problem take a big ketoconazole tablet and then go work out to build up a sweat. Doing this once a month usually keeps tinea versicolor under control. Topical ketoconazole, or a selenium sulfide shampoo, are among your many other options. ...Read more

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How can I prevent jock itch?

How can I prevent jock itch?

Simple measures: Showering and putting on clean underwear after an activity, proper laundering of underwear (which includes allowing them to thoroughly dry), drying your groin completely before putting on clothes, and application of antifungal sprays and/or powders can help prevent jock itch. ...Read more

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Jock Itch (Definition)

Also known as tinea cruis, this condition results in an itchy fungal infection of the groin that ...Read more