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What are symptoms of intertrigo under breasts?

What are symptoms of intertrigo under breasts?

Intertrigo: Reddening of skin (erythema), moisture, burning & itching, sometimes cracks in skin with oozing & infection ...Read more

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What is best soap to use for daily showers with intertrigo?

What is best soap to use for daily showers with intertrigo?

Antebacterial: There is no specific brand to use, but i recommend anti-bacterial brand because intertrigo allows for infection to set in in the inflamed areas. Make sure to keep the affected area clean and dry. ...Read more

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Can you let me know is impetigo and intertrigo the same skin disease?

Can you let me know is impetigo and intertrigo the same skin disease?

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

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Impetigo or intertrigo. I was wondering if they are the same skin disease?

Impetigo or intertrigo. I was wondering if they are the same skin disease?

No: Impetigo is a superficial skin infection caused by strep or staph germs. Intertrigo is a superficial inflammatory dermatitis caused by friction, heat, and moisture and involves area of skin apposition, e.g., neck skin folds. ...Read more

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I have intertrigo on my scrotum. What to do?

I have intertrigo on my scrotum. What to do?

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 more

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What is the treatment for penile intertrigo?

What is the treatment for penile intertrigo?

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

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Recurrent intertrigo or fungi indicates u have aids or vih? Or are they different things

Recurrent intertrigo or fungi indicates u have aids or vih? Or are they different things

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

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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'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??

Yes: Intertrigo is a red rash between skin folds and can be the result of yeast , fungus or bacteria build-up in those areas associated with moisture. It can be treated with most anti-fungal/yeast creams. If not improving , please seek medical care. ...Read more

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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.

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