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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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Intertrigo: pale pink line. Used Econazole 7 days still there. Not fungal this time? Should I return to simple treatment? Panty line area.

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 more

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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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