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On leg fungus has happened which ointment I should use?

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

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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?

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

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Lacy rash on legs and arms fungus?

Lacy rash on legs and arms fungus?

Hard to say: This description it is hard to say what you have. You should see a dermatologist so a diagnosis can be made. ...Read more

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Hpw can I get rid of fungus on my leg?

Hpw can I get rid of fungus on my leg?

Topical, oral antifu: Topical antifungals such as lotrimin, micatin, or Lamisil (terbinafine) can help. For extensive areas you amy need oral antifungals such as Lamisil (terbinafine) or nizoral.If it does not respond to topicals see doctor for prescription. ...Read more

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I'm suffering from back acen on my back and fungus on my leg and arm's what should I do?

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

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What's the optimal natural remedy for skin fungus of the leg?

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

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What is the best natural remedy for a skin fungus on the leg?

What is the best natural remedy for a skin fungus on the leg?

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

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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

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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?

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?

Itchy rash in groin: The site of the lesion makes me suspect-- ' jock itch' which is a fungal infection. Need to see your pcp to make the right diagnosis. Remember using steroids on fungal infection can make it worst. ...Read more

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Can a nail/foot fungus spread to the inside of the legs and go up to the groin?

Can a nail/foot fungus spread to the inside of the legs and go up to the groin?

Yes: This can happen if the fungal infection in the feet are not being treated. You need to see a physician and get on prescription medication to control the infection. ...Read more

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I have a acne-lookalike rash on my legs. Does not respond to OTC acne/antibacterial/fungus creams. Gets puss filled, red, and burns so-so.

I have a acne-lookalike rash on my legs. Does not respond to OTC acne/antibacterial/fungus creams. Gets puss filled, red, and burns so-so.

Need oral antibiotic: It is possible you have developed folliculitis and you may need to take an antibiotic by mouth. I would also stop shaving since you may be spreading the problem ...Read more

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What should I do about this fungus? I'm using a colloidal oatmeal bath and an anti-fungal liquid spray to treat what I believe is athletes foot that I may have spread, by itching, to my arms, legs, hands, and a few other places. How can I tell if this is

What should I do about this fungus? I'm using a colloidal oatmeal bath and an anti-fungal liquid spray to treat what I believe is athletes foot that I may have spread, by itching, to my arms, legs, hands, and a few other places. How can I tell if this is

The: The answer is simple. If you are self treating with no results and you want to know if it really is a fungal infection, then you need to see your primary care doctor or a dermatologist. A diagnosis can be made and appropriate treatment can be started.
All the best. ...Read more

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Do I have a fungus on my heel?

Possibly: Does it itch?
Is there scaly appearance?
If yes then likely. Sometimes you can examine the area under a woods light and this will indicate a fungal infection. A culture can confirm the infection. Your podiatrist can easily take care of this for you. Some infections can not be successfully treated with over the counter preparations but you can try - ask your pharmacist for one of them. ...Read more

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How can we ascertain if smelly heel lesions are from bacterial or fungus nature?

How can we ascertain if smelly heel lesions are from bacterial or fungus nature?

Lab diagnosis: At the office or in the clinic, we can get biopsy or aspiration samples from these heel lesions and send them to microbiology lab for culture (specify in order for both bacterial and fungal cultures), gram stain, pas stain & koh. The lab report would tell u what growths they find, whether bacterial (aerobic/ anaerobic) or fungus, with the name of the specific bugs or fungi. ...Read more

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I have some rash or fingus under my brests. Legs and under my stomak, it iches and it is always wet. I don't know what it could be the rash is red and smels I wash two to three times a day

I have some rash or fingus under my brests. Legs and under my stomak, it iches and it is always wet. I don't know what it could be the rash is red and smels I wash two to three times a day

Hard: Hard to tell without a clinical examination. Possibly this might be either hidradenitis suppurativa or intertrigo or possible other conditions like a yeast or eczema or psoriasis. Take a look at a picture of hidradenitis at the link below and read more about other conditions as well. I hope that helps a little! ...Read more

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Inside my heel is an itching sensation, and if I scratch it, it becomes more itchy. No visible rash, swelling, or any fungus.?

Inside my heel is an itching sensation, and if I scratch it, it becomes more itchy. No visible rash, swelling, or any fungus.?

Nerve vs skin: This could still be an early on tinea pedis (Athlete's foot) fungal infection. Also, there is a small nerve in that area that can rarely cause an itching sensation if bruised. ...Read more

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I've had a slightly large red rash, or maybe fungus on my right ankle for over a year now with smaller spots near it, what could it be?

I've had a slightly large red rash, or maybe fungus on my right ankle for over a year now with smaller spots near it, what could it be?

It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have a fungus infection on my thigh and my husband has athletes foot. Can it be related?

I have a fungus infection on my thigh and my husband has athletes foot. Can it be related?

Possibly yes: I would see a dermatologist or your pcp to confirm that the rash on the thigh is a fungal infeciton. They usually perform a KOH prep to confirm it if it is not clinically obvious. If that is the case, there is a possibility that it can be transmitted from a fungal infection from your spouse. ...Read more