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Doctor insights on: Trichomycosis Axillaris Prognosis

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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

Prognosis (Definition)

The prognosis is the predicted outcome or "forecast" for a disease or process. It is only an estimate but is likely based on past experience or data taking into account the individual's overall health status. It may suggest progression of disease ...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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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 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 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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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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Doctors are telling me they can't give me a prognosis because the cancer I have is so rare. Is that true?

Doctors are telling me they can't give me a prognosis because the cancer I have is so rare.   Is that true?

Yes and No: It is true that doctors may not be able to give prognostic information if there is little prior experience with that kind of tumor. However, as a general principle, tumors with distant spread are worse than localized tumors. Tumors that are resectable are better than unresectable tumors invading important structures. More information is needed to give you any "prognostic" advice. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: prognosis?

Prediction: The prognosis is the predicted outcome or "forecast" for a disease or process. It is only an estimate but is likely based on past experience or data taking into account the individual's overall health status. It may suggest progression of disease or morbidity or mortality. ...Read more

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