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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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