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Intertrigo Home Treatment
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
Intertrigo: pale pink line. Used Econazole 7 days still there. Not fungal this time? Should I return to simple treatment? Panty line area.
May be partly: Fungal. It is not clear. I would try a combination agent that has some steroid and antifungal. You can pick it up over the counter. Get your local pharmacist to recommend the generic brand he sells that will be inexpensive. ...Read more
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
What is the effect of clotrimazole (1.00% w/w) +clobetasol propionate (0.05% w/w)? How long can this be used on vulvar area for intertrigo treatment? A
I have severe hot itchy rash under breasts from sweating. Intertrigo?? have tried numerous treatments including nystatin, miconazole, clortromizole, dial soap. Hibiclenz, oatmeal soap, cetaphil soap, witch haze, lemons, iodine, apple cider vinegar
Time to see: A dermatologist, as you tried to cover several common causes for such rash, but still suffering, get an expert opinion, good luck ...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.
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
Talc: Unlikely to be allergic to talcGet a more detailed answer ›
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
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 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
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
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 more
Intertrigo groin crease, completed 3 wks econazole nitrate 6 days ago. Drove 100 miles and long walk today. Area is tender. Still healing?
Intertrigo: The intertrigo May or may not have been compounded by yeast infection, but it appears that the intertrigo has been complicated by inflammation unrelieved by antiyeast treatment. Avoid further inflammation by not wearing tight underwear and trousers. Keep the area clean and dry and avoid as much friction as possible. See a dermatologist if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
Antifungal LOTIONS are used to treat which fungus infection? And Antifungal CREAMS are used to treat which fungus? Can Lotion use in fungus Intertrigo
What are symptoms of intertrigo under breast and difference between that and rash of inflamatory breast cancer?
Here are some. ..: Intertrigo denotes the skin inflammation or infection from sweat moisture, warmth, local fungal & bacterial growth in deep skin folds like those under breasts, armpits, groins, etc. Rash from inflammatory breast cancer appears at its overlaying skin. So, by the location, appearance, induration, etc., the differential diagnosis can be easily reached. More? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more
Will I need oral antifungal drugs to treat candidiasis intertrigo, which is a yeast skin infection of skin folds?
Maybe: There are topical medications that are effective for treating that condition as well. ...Read more
Intertrigo groin crease sagging area. Dr. dx'd, rx'd Clotrimazole betamethasone cream. It clears up. I forget til it returns. Prevention?
Clean and dry: Creases and crevasses, and anywhere dark, hot, and moist, will often become inflamed, usually with a component of fungal infection. The best thing to do is keep the area clean and as dry as possible. Use the cream prescribed for short periods of time, but as preventative, bathe frequently with a few tablespoons of baking soda in the water to neutralize the fungus. Also change underwear frequently. ...Read more