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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?
Who knows?: How are we supposed to know that? That one requires someone with medical expertise to actually see the rash. ...Read more
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.
My husband has a red itchy rash on his legs, back and between his toes. Fungus treatments do not help. Bactroban (mupirocin) helps but has not cleared it up in 3 months. What do you reccomend?
Derm consult: They may want to take a sample of the rash and figure out exactly what it is to give you the appropriate medication. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Inside my heel is an itching sensation, and if I scratch it, it becomes more itchy. No visible rash, swelling, or any fungus.?
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
I have a scar from years back on my shin caused by falling through two boulders on a stream. The scar tissue healed dry, flaky, itchyand bumpy. Fungus?
Keloid scar: You need hialoronidase or steroid injectionGet a more detailed answer ›
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
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