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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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Is butenafine and ketoconazole stronger for jock itch?

Is butenafine and ketoconazole stronger for jock itch?

Jock itch: both the meds you have listed will work fairly well for common jock itch. ...Read more

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Help? I use fluoconozole oil for sebhorraic dermatitis, Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo. Hair still itches like crazy! hair is thinning at crown, breaking off. Woman.

Help? I use fluoconozole oil for sebhorraic dermatitis, Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo. Hair still itches like crazy! hair is thinning at crown, breaking off. Woman.

Shampoos: Shampoos remove much more hair oil than regular soap, and it's important that you apply a hair conditioner after shampooing to restore normal hair texture. If a dermatologist doesn't find any medical problems causing hair loss, I recommend that you have a skilled beautician evaluate your hair status and instruct you on proper hair care techniques. ...Read more

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Ketoconazole cream 2% not working on jock itch after 12 days of use, twice daily. What to do?

Ketoconazole cream 2% not working on jock itch after 12 days of use, twice daily. What to do?

See doctor: It may not be "jock itch". it is not feasible to say what it may be, without examining you. Given the lack of response to a medication that should have taken care of a jock itch, it is time to see a doctor. ...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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Sir i used ketoconazole cream on my own. itching reduced but skin tearing is still there. I want to send u pic of lesion. How can i do that Sir. ?

Sir i used ketoconazole cream on my own. itching reduced but skin tearing is still there. I want to send u pic of lesion. How can i do that Sir. ?

Treat a fungal rash: Ketoconazole cream should help with a rash that is caused by fungus, such as athlete's foot, jock itch or ringworm. If the rash isn't caused by fungus, it won't work -so I think you need to send a pic to a doctor here on Health Tap or a doctor in person. Fungus will attack under certain circumstances -like moisture, uncontrolled blood sugars (poor diet), other weaknesses etc, so try to fix those. ...Read more

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


Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Ketoconazole (Definition)

This medication is used to treat fungal infections. In dentistry it is used for oral ...Read more