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Treating Jock Itch
I am treating jock itch with Lamisil (terbinafine). It has been 4 days and it is slow to clear up . How long will it take?
Im confused. Today counts as 2 weeks treating jock itch. My jock itch has been clearing up and the bumps are in certain areas. Help. What do i do?
Is it candida?: If you have several bumps / satellite lesions and your jock itch isn't clearing up in response to tolnaftate or whatever you're using, you may have a candida infection instead and need to use a different Rx. In candida, there are red satellite lesions outside the border of the main area. ...Read more
Yes: I am guessing you tried each separately and they were not fully effective. The combination might give you a little extra help. Be sure to keep the area clean and dry. ...Read more
I've been treating jock itch for a while now using anti fungals and gone apart from my scrotum. Could this be bacterial? Oily sheen, no redness, itch.
I have been treating my jock itch with ketoconazole cream (2%) twice a day for one week with little effect. Why have I not improved much?
Tolnaftate: Try this instead. If there are satellite lesions, get a good anti-candidal cream. ...Read more