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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Trichomycosis Axillaris

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I think my boyfriend has trichomycosis axillaris?

I think my boyfriend has 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

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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

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I was prescribed Ketoconazole shampoo for trichomycosis pubis.Is there a natural treatment for this?Because the shampoo has many possible side effects

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

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What are the OTC treatments for richomycosis axillaris?

What are the OTC treatments for richomycosis axillaris?

Benzoyl peroxide: Trichomycosis axillaris can be treated by shaving the area of hair that is effected. Wash the area every day with soap and water & then apply benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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How to treat trichomycosis pubis please ?

How to treat trichomycosis pubis please ?

Flagyl: Flagyl is the most common medication to treat trichomoniasis. ...Read more

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How can I treat trichomycosis around my balls?

How can I treat trichomycosis around my balls?

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

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How can I distinguish between trichomycosis pubis and sebaceous cysts?

How can I distinguish between trichomycosis pubis and sebaceous cysts?

Infection vs mass: trichomycosis is an infection of the hair follicle and shaft whereas sebaceous cysts or protein filled cysts. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What are the dangers if any for i.F.C treatment? Who should or shouldn't have it done?

What are the dangers if any for i.F.C treatment?  Who should or shouldn't have it done?

Contraindications: Ifc should be avoided on individuals with pacemakers & near the low back or abdomen of pregnant women. This modality should be avoided where there is any possible risk of tumor metastasis. Arterial ds & DVT may have increased risk of emboli; current may increase infected areas; large open wounds may concentrate the current & distort the if field; ifc may worsen skin conditions in treated area. ...Read more

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S.G.P.T level is 81 what treatment should I take?

S.G.P.T level is 81 what treatment should I take?

Find cause: Hi. Wow, for a young patient, you're using an antiquated terminology! SGPT is now referred to (and for YEARS has been) as ALT. ALT is liver specific. Why it is elevated needs evaluation, but can include fatty liver, viral hepatitides, iron overload, autoimmune hepatitis, etc. Treatment very much depends on underlying etiology. Good luck! ...Read more