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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Intertrigo

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What are symptoms of intertrigo under breasts?

What are symptoms of intertrigo under breasts?

Intertrigo: Reddening of skin (erythema), moisture, burning & itching, sometimes cracks in skin with oozing & infection ...Read more

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What are symptoms of intertrigo under breast and difference between that and rash of inflamatory breast cancer?

What are symptoms of intertrigo under breast and difference between that and rash of inflamatory breast cancer?

Here are some ...: Intertrigo denotes the skin inflammation or infection from sweat moisture, warmth, local fungal & bacterial growth in deep skin folds like those under breasts, armpits, groins, etc. Rash from inflammatory breast cancer appears at its overlaying skin. So, by the location, appearance, induration, etc., the differential diagnosis can be easily reached. More? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more

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I have intertrigo on my scrotum. What to do?

I have intertrigo on my scrotum. What to do?

Here are some ...: Intertrigo denotes some inflammatory chafing skin change at deep sklin folds or juxtaposed skin surface, resulting from sweating moisture, warmth, & local bacterial & fungal overgrowth. So, modifying and eliminating the unfavorable conditions by weight loss, heightened topical hygiene with more dryness and aeration, judicious use of antifungal cream with steroid. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for penile intertrigo?

What is the treatment for penile intertrigo?

Intertrigo: The treatment of choice is Prescription Vytone Cream. This combination medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, fungal skin infections such as ringworm/athlete's foot/jock itch). This product contains 2 medications. Iodoquinol is an antibiotic that works by preventing the growth of fungus/bacteria. Hydrocortisone is a mild corticosteroid which reduces inflammation. ...Read more

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What is best soap to use for daily showers with intertrigo?

What is best soap to use for daily showers with intertrigo?

Antebacterial: There is no specific brand to use, but i recommend anti-bacterial brand because intertrigo allows for infection to set in in the inflamed areas. Make sure to keep the affected area clean and dry. ...Read more

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Can you let me know is impetigo and intertrigo the same skin disease?

Can you let me know is impetigo and intertrigo the same skin disease?

No: Impetigo implies an infection of an superficial skin surface, most often in children and from strep or staph germs. Intertrigo refers to a chafing and redness of two surfaces that are physically located next to each other.The irritation of intertrigo can also become infected, but the terms refer to different issues. ...Read more

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Impetigo or intertrigo. I was wondering if they are the same skin disease?

Impetigo or intertrigo. I was wondering if they are the same skin disease?

No: Impetigo is a superficial skin infection caused by strep or staph germs. Intertrigo is a superficial inflammatory dermatitis caused by friction, heat, and moisture and involves area of skin apposition, e.g., neck skin folds. ...Read more

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Recurrent intertrigo or fungi indicates u have aids or vih? Or are they different things

Recurrent intertrigo or fungi indicates u have aids or vih? Or are they different things

Fungal infections: Fungal infections do well under certain conditions- for one they LOVE moisture! Just think of mushrooms growing on a wet log! A big part of fighting fungus is changing the environment for them so they can't grow. Sure other diseases can help fungal infections such as diabetes and immunosuppressed conditions, but many normal folks have it to. Try foot powder/environmental changes to wipe out fungi. ...Read more