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How will i know if my jock itch is healing?

How will i know if my jock itch is healing?

Itching improving?: The itching should be improving. Symptomatic relief is the best indicator that it is improving. If you are still having problems, you may need to see your dermatologist for a prescription to help with the symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Definition)

The medical term is tinea cruis. It is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area. The skin usually turns red ...Read more


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How do you know if jock itch is healing I have been applying lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra to it ones a day. And it's pink.

How do you know if jock itch is healing I have been applying lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra to it ones a day. And it's pink.

How do you feel?: If you are not getting a good result in a week or so, maybe it is erythrasma, candida, or something else that will need some other rx. Your physician could advise you. ...Read more

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Is jock itch itchiest when healing?

Itching = Healing: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body bringing healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The nerves in the area respond to this inflammation in varying intensity as things heal from pain to itching and possibly with numbness. This is a normal part of healing. ...Read more

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How can i know if my jock itch problem is healing?

How can i know if my jock itch problem is healing?

Jock itch is caused: by the fungus tinea cruris. It causes redness and itching in the pubic area. You can usually cure it by keeping the area cool and dry, and applying anti fungal cream twice a day for 2 weeks. If the itching and redness goes away, then it's healing! ...Read more

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White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching.do I have jock itch? I am a female.

Intertrigo: Not related to diet. Try OTC hydrocortisone and miconazole ( or clotrimazole) creams together. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or irritated,gently clean off with bathroom paper (or kleenex) using any lotion. In the shower, wash with hands only, no scrubbing. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more