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Treatment For Jock Itch In Women
Prescribed OXISTAT for female groin skin yeast infection to apply to labia, groin, perineal & Anal skin - is this cream safe for these areas? Help!
Yes: it is safe for those areas. Good luck on recovery! ...Read more
I am home treating for a yeast infection. I have an itchy rash in vaginal area. Can i combine cortisone and antifungal (lotramin) for topical relief?
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
Antifungal: Monistat is an antifungal cream used for treating yeast infections as long as the infection is properly diagnosed by your doctor. So yes it is safe on penis but as noted earlier see your doctor for proper diagnosis and selection of therapy appropriate for your case. Take care of yourself. ...Read more
Keep dry: Jock itch can be caused by bacteria, yeast, or fungus. It's often unbearably itchy. Here are 5 things you can try: 1. Hydrocortisone 1% cream (relieves itching) 2. Clotrimazole cream (treats yeast and fungus) 3. Benzoyl peroxide 5% wash (treats bacteria) 4. Spray antiperspirant (keeps dry) 5. Medicated powder (keeps dry and soothes). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prescription: Scabies is not treatable with over the counter products as opposed to head lice. Elimite (permethrin) is the most often used scabicide .It is effective and safe. Even after adequate treatment itching can persist for several days and may need a topical or internal sterojd to resolve the post scabies itching. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes it is an antifungal creamGet a more detailed answer ›
About the same...: The effect of various antifungal preparations is similar. The most fundamental thing to do is: don't give yeast a good surviving & thriving environments, that is, to keep the affected area dry and clean with adequate aeration/ventilation. So, if necessary, circumcision is required. More doubt? Ask urologist. Also, note: Life is a process of constant struggle to cope with reality, certainty, and... ...Read more
Is the treatment for male genital thrush the same as women's treatment? The cream and/or oral tablet? Suggestions please
Grooming body hair: Hi interesting question. There is several ways to groom one's hair around our genitals. Everything from waxing, to trimming, and shaving would be the three most common approaches to grooming. In many urban settings there are spas or salons that specialize in this for men. It is not just a topic that women are concerned about. Get some good expert advice from one who cares for men. ...Read more
Can I use lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra antifungal cream 1% on my breast for the treatment of ringworm?
Sure: But this is the wrong question. By the way, clotrimazole, the generic, will do the same thing for less money. You can use it forever if you wish. "Ringworm" does not just happen. You caught it from a person or an animal and need to identify the source. Most people presenting to dermatologists with this diagnosis have something else and respond to a different therapy. A dermatologist is your best b ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prescribed ketoconazole for jock-itch fungai infection near inner groin however forgot to mention to dr about anal itch. Can cream be used in area?
Twice a day: for at least 2 weeks should be fine, ...Read more
Maybe: Itching cream may give symptom relief, but you need to find the cause. See your family doctor. ...Read more
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