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What Can I Take Or Use For Folliculitis Over The Counter Don't Have Insurance And Cant Afford To See A Specialist
What can I take or use for folliculitis over the counter? Don't have insurance and can't afford to see a specialist.
Depends: It really depends on the cause of the folliculitis as there are many causes, both infectious and non-infectious (ie irritation from friction, shaving, etc). Or it may not be folliculitis which is why you may need to see a derm. But, it might be worth a try to get some otc benzoyl peroxide wash, which you can find in the acne section and try to wash the areas x 2-3 min daily. May dry out skin. ...Read more
I have folliculitis with scarring. Is there any over-the-counter product that I can use to diminish them greatly?
Folliculitis: I recommend buying a feminine wash with antibacterial soap to cleanse the area. There are no over the counter creams recommended for the area. You need to see a physician to be examined and obtain a prescription for this infection, and to be certain it is not a different problem. ...Read more
Gerarally it's is best to keep the area clean with an antibacterial soap and let the hair grow out. Putting cream on the area often interferes with this process. If necessary we are more likely to treat with oral antibiotics or drain any severe lesions. All the best and I hope this recovers soon. ...Read more
Can folliculitis in the genital area be treated with over-the-counter medications? If not, what's the best way to treat it? Will it return?
I have folliculitis and I've been to a skin specialist she gave me and antibiotic and cream but it's worse. What should I do? It's driving me crazy
Return to dermatolog: Need to adjust treatment/diagnosis. If the dermatologist is stumped, request referral to another skin specialist. ...Read more
I have folliculitis and I am taking hyroxy zine and amalactine lotion, but it won't go away! What can I use or take to get rid of it?!
Folliculitis: Depending upon the clinical circumstances most cases are due either to staphylococcus aureus (including mrsa) or to pseudomonas aeruginosa. Neither of these are likely to respond to otc medications and suggest that you see a doctor and have this evaluated and treated professionally. Good luck. ...Read more
How to disinfect electric beard trimmer, comb, nail clipper and scissors to disinfect the bacteria from folliculitis? I cant afford expensive chemical
Is there any medication I could take over-the-counter for OCD or anxiety!? I have no insurance to see a doc.: (
I suffer with very high blood pressure, and can't afford health insurance, is there anything over-the-counter that I can use?
Depends on severity: This really depends on the severity of your high blood pressure. Hypertension is one of those illnesses which does its damage in the background -- at least for the first several years you have it. But it can damage eyes, heart, kidneys, and brain, & needs ongoing follow-up and management. Please check into health department clinics near you -- and/or resources @ http://www. Needymeds. Org/ ...Read more
Is it ok for a person to take over-the-counter folic acid instead of being prescribe some. I have sickle cell and can't afford to see a dr.
I have been having a lot of sinus drainage, especially at night. Since I cant take over the counter meds because of my heart, should I see my family doctor?
Sinus drainage: Always a good idea to discuss this with your family doctor. Meanwhile you may try rinsing out your nose using a Neti Pot---google this for instructions. ...Read more
Wet shave: Look up wet shaving techniques. In addition to adding a little panache to your morning routine, you'll cut down on shaving irritation. Use a single blade, make multiple passes with good shaving lather, reapplied after each pass...You'll get a better shave with less irritation. Learning to shave with a straight razor has been a blast for me.... ...Read more
Primary care: A primary care physician will take care of this skin problem. ...Read more
Tiny 'boil' or folliculitis healing without draining (or I haven't see drainage). Will it come back?
To be or not to be: That is the question? Time will tell. ...Read more
Ask dermatologist.: If you need "strong" medicine to cure your folliculitis, your folliculitis may be something different. Dermatologist would help you to decide how to control it. The antibiotics used to treat folliculitis do not need to be "strong", correct one is more important. So your dermatologist might want to do culture to find out what bacteria cause it and which antibiotics can stop it. ...Read more
How long does flucloxacillin take to clear folliculitis? Been given 4 tablets a day for one week. 500mg
It may take: Longer than a week, more like 2 weeks ...Read more
Folliculitis.: Despite the fact that folliculitis is technically a bacterial infection of the follicles, we can often treat acute folliculitis with a simple warm soak to the area (warm water on a washcloth and applied for 15 minutes at a time, 2 to 3 times a day). If this does not help, one could try antibacterial creams, available over-the-counter. ...Read more
I've had folliculitis for a while now and pills make it worse. Does distilled white vinegar help get rid of it or is it bad to use?
May help!: Vinegar has anti fungal and antibacterial properties. May help! Won't hurt! ...Read more
How long does it take folliculitis to respond to antibiotics? I have been taking Bactrim twice a day and I'm on day 4 with no improvement.
I have hyperpigmentation on my bikini line from folliculitis. What can I use to fade these marks and sensitive enough for bikini line? Overcounter?
Yes: Use otc bleaching agent.Get a more detailed answer ›
My dr told me I have folliculitis and I was given cephalexin to take for ten days ive been taking for 6 days it's a little better but still pretty bad?
Go back to doc: Return to your doctor you may need longer treatment. Sounds like a little better ...Read more
How long does it take terbinafine taken orally (250 mg 1 time daily) to begin to improve fungal folliculitis? I haven taken 3 pills over 3 days but no improvement yet.
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