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Is flexitol a top anti fungal medicine?

Is flexitol a top anti fungal medicine?

No: Over the counter antifungals include micatin, lotrimin, lamisil, (terbinafine) undeaclynic acid.There is also antifungal in shampoo - Nizoral shampoo amd for tinea versicolor- selsun blue. ...Read more

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My genitals itch and when I scratch, the top layer of skin flakes off- sometimes in large peices. Anti-fungal creams don't work. ?

My genitals itch and when I scratch, the top layer of skin flakes off- sometimes in large peices. Anti-fungal creams don't work. ?

See doctor: You amy have intertrigo, a yeast infection or an allergic contact dermatitis. If topical otcs do not work you need press ription strength creams or oral medications after examination and possible lab tests. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for vaginal yeast when the anti-fungal medicine was not effective enough?

What do you recommend for vaginal yeast when the anti-fungal  medicine was not effective enough?

Yeast infection: If anti-fungal cream is not working, we usually resort to the oral tablets. Fluconazole 150 mg. Just one dose. Can repeat in 1 week if any symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Can filing down toenail help anti fungal medicine get rid of fungus?

Can filing down toenail help anti fungal medicine get rid of fungus?

It can: Have a podiatrist check it. Filing down the toenail can help get rid of the environment that fungus likes to thrive in. Just make sure you don't go too deep and damage the bed. Anti-fungal medication can be used in the form of topical or oral forms to work adjunct. Keep in mind, once you clear the fungus, it is important to avoid re-infection! ...Read more

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I've recently noticed dry skin on my inner thighs,quite near to my genitals. It's white rough patches of skin. I'm too self conscious to go see a doctor. Should I just take anti fungal medicine & try home remedies?

I've recently noticed dry skin on my inner thighs,quite near to my genitals. It's white rough patches of skin. I'm too self conscious to go see a doctor. Should I just take anti fungal medicine & try home remedies?

Reassure: Don't ever be embarrassed or ashamed to ask a doctor a question or let them see something that is concerning you. It is the same as when teachers or parents tell you there is no such thing as a stupid question - all questions are good questions. White patches do not sound fungal to me, but it depends on your skin color, but you could try one and if no improvement, go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Had a weired rash on top of both feet for over a year. My doc can't seem to get rid of it. Tried 4 prescription creams anti-fungal and antibacterial. Suggestion?

Had a weired rash on top of both feet for over a year. My doc can't seem to get rid of it. Tried 4 prescription creams anti-fungal and antibacterial. Suggestion?

Biopsy : If you have tried multiple creams without success get the rash biopsied. The pathology will usually provide a definitive diagnosis and ensure you are using the proper topicals. This is very easy procedure and usually takes a week to get results. Sometimes a rash does not look 'typical" and the biopsy is key is proper decision making. ...Read more

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How well does hydrogren peroxide work as an anti fungal?

How well does hydrogren peroxide work as an anti fungal?

It does not. I am: Regular user to "clean" my mouth by gargling, and advocate for patients undergoing XRT to head and neck -- it bubbles and dislodges superficial debris but does not clear fungi that reside there...Need Diflucan (fluconazole) for that. ...Read more