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On Leg Fungus Has Happened Which Ointment I Should Use
Micatin, (miconazole) lotrimin: Micatin, lotrimin, lamisil, (terbinafine) undecalynic acid and tolnaftate are over the counter creams for fungus. If the fungus is involving hair follicles it my not totally respond to topical medications and may require oral prescription antifungals from your doctor. Expect about two weeks for clearing. ...Read more
My leg has a fungus on it and what the dr gave me doesn't touch it. It's hot prickly blisters that itch like mad sometimes. What can I put on it?
Keep using the cream: Keep using the cream, probably twice a day. I imagine that it is just itching madly as there is a war going on in you skin and that fungus doesn't want to leave. Get pramasone at any local pharmacy and store it in the refrigerator. Use it 5-6 times a day in between your anti fungal cream to get the itch temporarily under control. If this isn't improving in 2-4 weeks, get rechecked. ...Read more
Peroxide: You can certainly use it, but it is not likely to work. See a doctor. ...Read more
Dermatologist: You should consult a dermatologist to ensure that you have the right diagnosis and after his/her diagnosis, the appropriate treatment can be prescribed. I don't feel that someone who isn't skilled in dermatological problems can help you. ...Read more
Antifungal cream: Assuming your diagnosis is correct. (available at pharmacy without rx.). ...Read more
My dad has some sort of fungus on his leg. He took 2 pills of diflucan (started 2 weeks ago). What could this be?
Can't state what: His diagnosis was with the available information. ...Read more
Depends on type...: The skin can become infected with several different types of fungus. One common type of fungal infection is called tinea versicolor. This can be treated by washing regularly with over the counter shampoos that contain selenium sulfide (certain type of "dandruff" shampoos). Hope that this helps! ...Read more
I have fungus on my arms, elbows, groin, legs and it just keep spreading! I've taken so many tablets and used creams. It won't go what can I do : (?
SSKI-DMSO: SSKI-DMSO can be rubbed on twice daily for a few weeks. ...Read more
A few types...: The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Socks should be a synthetic material (i know i'll take heat for this) like those manufactured by thorlo [http://www. Thorlo. Com/]. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent in your home overnight. ...Read more
What causes purple redish blotches on lower legs with white fungus outline around purple redish blotches?
Need info: A picture would help a great deal in figuring this one out. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm having the problem called (fungus/ ring-warm) in between my legs and back. Is there any curable solution?
Ring worm: It can be treated with anti-fungal cream. If not successful, can switch to oral anti-fungal medication. Please see a doctor to get a correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
If my upper leg is itchy, how do I know if it is a fungus and should treat like that or a rash and treat with cortisone?
Got this fungus looking thing on both my legs right up at my penis. It gets white when it locks moisture I think. What is it n how to get rid of?
Hard to know: It is hard to know without seeing it, you probably need to let your doctor take a look. ...Read more
I was prescribed triamcinolone for a fungus I have on my leg is it safe to use it for a genital rash I have on my penis head?
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