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Jock Itch Lamisil
I am treating jock itch with Lamisil (terbinafine). It has been 4 days and it is slow to clear up. How long will it take?
I am treating my jock itch, with lamisil, (terbinafine) showering and drying groin thoroughly, is it safe to masturbate?
Yes: There should be no risk provided you do not have involvement of the shaft of the penis. I would be concerned that chaffing of the skin could lead to an infection ...Read more
I had jock itch from last one week. Can u tell me the tablets which can cure the itch soon. I used lamisil (terbinafine) cream but it is not cured.
Hye. I'm having a jock itch A big one...and I'm using lamisil (terbinafine) cream A anti fungal cream. Can this cream cute the itch in 2 weeks?
I've had jock itch for two months. I tried Tinactin, and Lotrimin Ultra with minimal results from Lotrimin. Lamisil next or should I see my doctor?
Time to see doc: Yes go see your doctor for exam and treatment ...Read more
Is it okay to use Lamisil and Lotrimin at the same time for genital fungal infection/jock itch? It has been recurring
No it is not usual to use two medications for the same diagnosis. Start with one and continue using it for the length of time labelled on the directions.
Usually some change in how you use the medication, like amount, frequency or length of use causes it to be non effective. Some rashes need stronger prescripiton meds, certain illnesses can cause fungal infections.
Example diabetes. Check up? ...Read more
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.
I'm not sure if what I have is jock itch, but under my scrotum a foul smelling liquid is secreting and itches occasionally. And if scratches it bleeds?
I have a raised red streak on the base of my penis. There are small, blister like spots, one which broke open, and it itches. Is this jock itch?
I have a rash in the crease of my buttocks abottom of bikini line. I fear it may be shingles. It has lasted months. I tried cortozone creams, jock itch cream, tripicol and alchohol. It itches really bad. If I scratch it gets worse. It is bumpy and sometim
What is the best OTC antihistamine for the side effect of mild itching due to lamisil (terbinafine)?
Itch: It is a personal preference since we are all genetically different so different antihistamines work differently on people. That said, the binding capacity (strength) of the otc non-sedating antihistamines is as follows: zyrtec >> Allegra >> Claritin (loratadine) (zyrtec being the strongest). ...Read more
I had this rushes on top of my foot about 20yrs however its been itching merecently and I went to seepharmacist and was given Lamisil (terbinafine) terb but still?
I got a ringworm itching on the back of my neck a year ago, I've tried everything and it just keep flaring up, I've used Lamisil, (terbinafine) tea tree oil. Help!
Jock itch. I have it and it was going away with lamasil. It is gone on 1 side but got a bit worse on the other. Anything else I can do?
Intertrigo: You have a medical condition intertrigo which is caused by moisture and friction. Ther are two prescription medications that work well for this condition alcortin a and vytone cream 1%. ...Read more
I have jock itch. I've heard terbinafine cream can assist in curing it. Can I use terbinafine cream in small portions on my vagina?
I have jock itch, have used terbinafine cream. It is disapearing but I noticed some small rash on the penis itself. Should I smear cream on the penis?
What is the most effective OTC medication for jock itch? Tinactin, (tolnaftate) lamasil, lotramin ultra? Can I put gold bond powder on right after the cream?
Can I use jock itch on my feet? (Tebinafine) It's probably tinea perdis. Or just use athletes foot? (Terbinafine hydrochloride) sound the same
Either One Ok to Use: Tinea Pedis, a fungal skin infection: itchy rash between toes/sides of feet, can infect toenails. Same fungus causes Jock Itch. Terbinafine (anti-fungal) used to treat both. Prevention is key. Cleanse feet/between toes daily in soapy water. Air dry 15 min. Avoid sweaty feet, wear absorbent socks, change if damp, shoe inserts & foot powder help. See doctor if not resolved after 2 wks therapy. ...Read more
Treat infection: Treat the cause! If an infection, often fungal, most over-the-counter preparations are effective if you are compliant with the regimen for 1-2 weeks. Terbinafine, miconazole, Clotrimazole are common meds used to treat this. A topical steroid such as Hydrocortisone may be used at the same time to treat itching. If not infection related, make sure your clothing is not a cause. Is it too tight, etc. ...Read more
Provided you use the correct medication, the itch and discomfort should start disdappearing within a week or shorter.
Be sure to conitnue applying the cream until the lesions are completely gone. If what you use does not work, it will be better to use a medication prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more
Do herpes outbreaks always blister? Is it possible to have burning and itching from jock itch and after scratching scabs form?
Yes and yes:
Genital herpes lesions are usually vesicles which are small blisters. They then rupture to form superficial ulcers and scabs which eventually heal. Oral herpes lesions less often form blisters and crust and scab sooner.
Jock itch or tinea cruris usually causes a red inching rash in the inner groin near the scrotum in males. If you scratch it can bleed and form scabs. ...Read more
Having sex weekly with new partner. Everytime, itching after from 6-7 ingrown hairs... She's on top most of the time. Never had this problem though. She's a little bit heavy? Could she have jock itch?
Could be fungal: See your MD TO MAKE SURE THERE NO OTHER CAUSE OF ITICHING ...Read more
I have jock itch and I used anti fungal cream now I fell itching in my belly button what should I do?
Cure for scrotum redness. I am using cream for jock itch. Does not seem to be working have been using 3-4 days with no relief. Also itching. Nothing?
Here are some. ..: Intractable itch on the sac may result from allergy, inflammation, yeast infection or autoimmune disorders; examples are tinea (yeast skin infection), atopic dematitis, psoriasis, lichen sclerosus, contact dermatitis, etc. How to manage it for short and long-term benefits? See dermatologist for detail. Note: Cure is impossible but it can be modified and contained. ...Read more