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Is cvs antibiotic and pain relief cream on genital area ok for itching?

Is cvs  antibiotic and pain relief cream on genital area ok for itching?

Probably not: Since the cause of the itching is not known, the above cream may relieve the symptom without treating the cause. You should see your physician to determine a definitive treatment, such as an anti-funga medication if the itching is due to a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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Had itching in genital area Dr prescribed cream that gets inserted into my vagina. Why did she give me an internal cream for and external problem?

Had itching in genital area Dr prescribed cream that gets inserted into my vagina. Why did she give me an internal cream for and external problem?

Normal treatment: The most common cause of vaginal area itching is yeast infection, which usually involves the inside of the vagina as well as external areas. A vaginal anti-yeast cream or suppository is the usual treatment. If you remain uncertain, call your doctor's office for clarification. ...Read more

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Have excessive itching in my genital area & anus. Have seen a number of doctors & they have given cortezone and antifungal cream but no change.

Have excessive itching in my genital area & anus.   Have seen a number of doctors & they have given cortezone and antifungal cream but no change.

Cut back on : Any caffeine and especially beer, and keep the area dry with cornstarch powder. Avoid the greasy ointments. If fungus is suspected use anti fungal powder such aas Mycostatin (nystatin) rather than the creams. ...Read more

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I have few white color spots on my genital area, and it itches, what would that be?

I have few white color spots on my genital area, and it itches, what would that be?

Could be: Lichen sclerosis. In the absence of more details it could also be an std. Rashes are hard to diagnose without a visual, so i would recommend you see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have white bumps in the pubic hair at the top of my genital area it itches and turns red what could it be?

Possibly folliculiti: White bumps t the hair follicles of the pubic hair with some surrounding redness may be "folliculitis" , or a staph infection in the hair follicles. Depending on the severity it is treated with either topical or oral antibiotics. See your doc to check this out. ...Read more

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My genital area is white and dry. It itches a lot and scaly. I put lotrimin (clotrimazole) for about two weeks. It went away, and then came back after like a week.

My genital area is white and dry. It itches a lot and scaly. I put lotrimin (clotrimazole) for about two weeks. It went away, and then came back after like a week.

Continue to treat: need to treat twice a day until rash gone THEN once a day for one more week to be sure you kill all the fungus. Very common for rash to come back if you stop treatment as soon as rash gone ...Read more

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For the past four to five days I have been having a weird discomfort feeling in my genital area. It itches when i shower no smell ?

Need to be examined: There are several possible conditions. A physical exam, lab study/urinalysis if needed should be arranged. Call your family md or an ob/gyn md. ...Read more

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Pain Relief (Definition)

A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even ...Read more


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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more