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Here are some ...: Intertrigo denotes some inflammatory chafing skin change at deep sklin folds or juxtaposed skin surface, resulting from sweating moisture, warmth, & local bacterial & fungal overgrowth. So, modifying and eliminating the unfavorable conditions by weight loss, heightened topical hygiene with more dryness and aeration, judicious use of antifungal cream with steroid. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Intertrigo: The treatment of choice is Prescription Vytone Cream. This combination medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, fungal skin infections such as ringworm/athlete's foot/jock itch). This product contains 2 medications. Iodoquinol is an antibiotic that works by preventing the growth of fungus/bacteria. Hydrocortisone is a mild corticosteroid which reduces inflammation. ...Read more
No: Impetigo implies an infection of an superficial skin surface, most often in children and from strep or staph germs. Intertrigo refers to a chafing and redness of two surfaces that are physically located next to each other.The irritation of intertrigo can also become infected, but the terms refer to different issues. ...Read more
Fungal infections: Fungal infections do well under certain conditions- for one they LOVE moisture! Just think of mushrooms growing on a wet log! A big part of fighting fungus is changing the environment for them so they can't grow. Sure other diseases can help fungal infections such as diabetes and immunosuppressed conditions, but many normal folks have it to. Try foot powder/environmental changes to wipe out fungi. ...Read more
I've noticed that there is a red line between the buttocks which burned me a little, is that an intertrigo??? How can I treat it??
I have done the CBC test and white cells are a bit low. Is it related to intertrigo inner thighs? Please note that I am not complained of any symptoms
What causes penis intertrigo and does it make the skin raw with years that won't seem to heal and paler looking painfully sensitive glans etc.
Strep or staph : These are the two main types of bacteria that can cause the symptoms apart from fungal infections. Some people try triple antibiotic ointment to begin with. If that does not help an oral antibiotics may be required. Some companies also make compounds antibiotic creams by adding in penicillins or similar type medications in a cream form. ...Read more
I have a mild case of intertrigo in the folds of my thighs/groin. Is there an actual cure? Going to doc soon, home care not working. It's spreading.
I have intertrigo on my scrotum. What should I do to treat it? Should I apply a petroleum cream such as Vaseline?
Intertrigo: NO! Report this to your doctor and other options are available. ...Read more
Intertrigo (dx'd bad case): Can wearing sanitary napkin 24 hrs day for sporadic urinary incontinence cause intertrigo? I change as needed. Got meds
Yes, see below: Because it involves skin folds, intertrigo is a common side effect of obesity and can occur under the arms, on the belly, between the thighs, in the groin and breast. Diabetics are particularly vulnerable as their immune systems are already compromised. As unattractive as the rash is, what disconcerts people even more is the foul, oozing smell that is so stubborn that it won’t abate.see your MD ...Read more
Intertrigo in groin region?can i use hydrozole for it?i'm female 22y.intertrigo also underarms and under breast
See below: Simple intertrigo is an irritant dermatitis caused by the combination of frictional rubbing, increased temperature, and moisture. Intertrigo can be complicated various microorganisms, including yeasts, dermatophytic fungi, bacteria Hydrozole would only be effective if there is a secondary yeast infection. •Shower and dry off thoroughly each day. Keep your skin as dry and cool as you can. ...Read more
Intertrigo: pale pink line. Used Econazole 7 days still there. Not fungal this time? Should I return to simple treatment? Panty line area.
Simple treatment????: What is "simple treatment"? Intertrigo, seborrheic dermatitis, monilia (yeast), and fungus are all separate conditions." Not fungal this time"?? When was it? Which fungus? How was it acquired and how was it treated? You can begin by adding hydrocortisone --- OTC---- to your econazole if it itches. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In Treatment of candidal intertrigo out of these 2 which cream is best Luliconazole or Sertaconazole ?
Clotrimazole and Ketoconazole are not working.
Details?: Perhaps the diagnosis needs to be adjusted. What part of the body? What symptoms? How long? The azoles are interchangable. Best see a dermatologist. No other answer possible without details. ...Read more
Is intertrigo likely to appear between breasts, on cleavage , is topicort cream safe for treating that red, itching, spreading rash?What else it could be
Rash: You could try medicine for fungus infection. This could be candida, yeast infection. Trying the creams women use for yeast infections or athlete's foot creams may help until you can get to see the doctor for a real diagnosis. If you have a yeast infection on the skin, the topicort may even make it worse. Try to keep the areas cool and dry. ...Read more
Intertrigo is rash that starts in the skind folds so would it be able to start behind the ear? I work with head gear around my ears.
Yes it may: Any skin fold is a potential for intertrigo. If you are prone to it or if you have a pre-disposition for it, there are a few tricks to try to help prevent it or prolong a new outbreak from occurring. After every shower, while the area is soaking wet, rub in baby oil for 30 seconds then towel dry. In addition, before any sports, like wearing head gear, rub vasaline petroleum jelly into the folds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer