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How to treat jock itch and ring worm in the knee?

How to treat jock itch and ring worm in the knee?

JOCK ITCH IN KNEE?: JOCK ITCH OCCURS IN THE GROIN, NOT IN THE KNEE. JOCK ITCH IS A FUNGAL INFECTION, LIKE ATHLETE'S FOOT. ANY OVER THE COUNTER RINGWORM MEDICATIONS CAN BE USED IF IT IS, INDEED, A FUNGAL INFECTION. AND IF YOU HAVE IT ON YOUR FEET AND IN YOUR TOE WEBS, TREAT THESE AS WELL. ...Read more

Dr. Karen Glover
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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


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How do I treat Tinea Cruris that has spread to my scrotum?

How do I treat Tinea Cruris that has spread to my scrotum?

Topical antifungal: Tolnaftate is probably still the best. If there are satellite lesions, it may be candida instead and require a different medication. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do you treat yeast infections in feet?

How do you treat yeast infections in feet?

Yeast in feet: You need to go on a low carb diet if your kidneys are healthy. If it is a skin infection, there are topical meds that can eradicate the current infection. If it is a recurrent infection, then you would need a functional medicine evaluation to determine the reason(s) for the chronic infection. ...Read more

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Can I treat jock itch the same way as athlete's foot?

Can I treat jock itch the same way as athlete's foot?

Yes: Antifungals creams work in both locations. Avoid sprays in thin sensitive skin. ...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 best treat urethra itching in men?

How to best treat urethra itching in men?

Urethral itching: First you need to rule out a UTI or std like trichomonad which can cause itching in the urethra. ...Read more

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Vagina itches? Yeast infection? What over-the-counter medicine to use? How long to wait to have sex?

Vagina itches? Yeast infection? What over-the-counter medicine to use? How long to wait to have sex?

See below: If you have itch with white (sometimes chalky) discharge that does not have a fishy odor, then you likely have a yeast infection. You can try Monistat or one of the other OTC meds for this. However, these may not be effective. In that case, your doctor can prescribe a prescription anti-fungal. Would recommend until it clears up before having sex. ...Read more

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How do you treat rashes around the vagina?

How do you treat rashes around the vagina?

Depends: On the type of rash and associated symptoms. Without more info, i recommend seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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How to treat fungal infection in hair!help!?

How to treat fungal infection in hair!help!?

Fungus among us: 1. Find out which fungus it is. 2. Treat that one with the drug that works on it. 3. See your Dr to do this. ...Read more

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Jock itch - can anyone verify that I can use zinc oxide to treat it?

Jock itch - can anyone verify that I can use zinc oxide to treat it?

Jock itch: Head down to your local drug store and pick up a jock itch treatment. When choosing a treatment be sure to select one with plenty of zinc oxide as the active ingredient. Many people opt for gold bond powder which contains zinc oxide and also helps absorb moisture. Diaper rash creams have also been used with positive results. ...Read more

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How common genital mycoplasmas in men and what is the symptoms?How to diagnose it?

How common genital mycoplasmas in men and what is the symptoms?How to diagnose it?

Very common : Certain species of mycoplasma are commonly found in & around genitalia of sexually experienced males & females as part of the natural flora. It can infect when they can. Diagnosis is generally made urine culture and clinical grounds. It commonly co-occurs with chlamydia or other bacterial std's. Concurrent treatment of both with antibiotics is the rule. ...Read more

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How to successfully treat eczema rashes in a baby?

How to successfully treat eczema rashes in a baby?

FIrst, you need to..: ...Be sure of the diagnosis. Many people & some doctors assume every baby rash is eczema. If it is, there are several kinds, and treatment varies. Choice of treatment is best left to a dermatologist because most of the steroid creams used on adults are too strong for babies. A bleach bath (1/4 cup bleach in tub of bathwater) is a cheap & effective option until you can get to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I cure bacterial overgrowth in the armpits ? What ointments do doctors usually prescribe for that ?

How can I cure bacterial overgrowth in the armpits ? What ointments do doctors usually prescribe for that ?

Wrong question: "Bacterial overgrowth" may not be an accurate description for your condition. You might resubmit a question including symptoms and appearance. ...Read more

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What are the remedies used to eradicate yeast infections in women? How long does it normally take?

Probiotics by mouth: On a regular basis may help to eliminate yeast infection or better prevent reinfection. 7 day course of Miconazole or Clotrimazole antifungal cream or vaginal suppositories is quite reliable (not 100% guaranteed) at eliminating most yeast infections. ...Read more

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Hi, how can I decrese itches in the vaginal area ? I used the clotrimazol vaginal cream and mtroinidazol but did not work.

Hi, how can I decrese itches in the vaginal area ? I used the clotrimazol vaginal cream and mtroinidazol but did not work.

Yeast: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. Since yeast creams are not helping you will need to schedule a visit for testing to determine the cause ...Read more

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What can I use to treat bug bites in armpit?

What can I use to treat bug bites in armpit?

Mild top steroid: 1 or 2.5% hydrocortisone is usually recommended if prolonged therapy is required. Axilla is a sensitive area of the body, so avoid high potency steroids, in general, though for "bug bites", which last less than a week and are not chronic, I have prescribed moderately potent steroid creams like mometasone or triamcinolone. ...Read more

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Can lotrimin (clotrimazole) athletes foot spray be used to treat jock itch in the groin?

Can lotrimin (clotrimazole) athletes foot spray be used to treat jock itch in the groin?

Yes: But it will burn. Also please check the can to make sure about use around groin. ...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