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Screening For Trichomycosis Axillaris
Very likely does: The stuff on the surface of his armpit hairs would be unmistakable. He's fortunate to have an observant friend like yourself. I trust he showers daily; rubbing on some topical benzoyl peroxide perhaps twice daily as tolerated should clear him up if he's not interested in shaving. ...Read more
Examples are: colonoscopy for colon polyp or cancer; mammograms for breast lesions or cancer; psa a blood test that could indicate enlargement of cancerous prostate tissue; blood sugar or hemoglobin a!c for diabetes. Many think that scanning the whole body will pick up a cancer--in all likelihood, it will not. There also is no good blood test, yet, ...Read more
Is waxing a better method than shaving to eradicate trichomycosis axillaris? My hairs are completely infected, and breaking off.
Neither: is a "sure" "Treatment"!!!! An antifungal medication (Oral preferably) is necessary along with removal of the infected hairs! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Here are some ...: See dermatologist for specific instructions and Rx although the general measures for tichmycosis are keeping the affected area and dry as much as you can and judiciously use of topical agents as recommended on labels including Clindamycin, Naftitine, and Benzoyl peroxide. You may read this article in http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1054257-medication#2. ...Read more
I've had what I assume is trichomycosis pubis. I shaved, applied antibacterial soap. Hair grew, then it came back. How can I permanently get rid of it?
Pubic Hair symptoms: Gentleman of unknown age with pubic symptoms of unknown duration and etiology. I would encourage you to visit your physician. You may have pubic lice or another problem and need to be treated. Please encourage any sexual partners to be seen as well. Please approach asking a medical question by discussing the onset, duration, location, radiation. intensity, and character of your symptoms. Good luck ...Read more
I was prescribed Ketoconazole shampoo for trichomycosis pubis.Is there a natural treatment for this?Because the shampoo has many possible side effects
Dermatologist: Consider doing a virtual visit on healthtap with one of our dermatologist or primary care doctors who can visualize the area and confirm the diagnosis. Treatment of trichomycosis is typically an antibacterial agent such as topical Clindamycin combined with efforts to keep the area clean and dry. ...Read more
Can therapist order drug screening without telling me and i don't use drugs so can they it bothers me?
Talk to your doctor : In general, no test should be done without a patient's consent or knowledge. Exceptions to this would be emergencies and particularly in life-threatening situations where need for diagnosis and proper treatment are crucial. Talk to your therapist about your feelings and concerns. I bet your therapist may have been concerned about you. Hopefully you two can discuss the matter and move forward. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I use tanning beds once a year usually in spring. Otherwise i don't tan. Should i havey skin screened? And how much does screening cost?
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