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What cream do I use to treat skin fungal on my shoulders?

What cream do I use to treat skin fungal on my shoulders?

SEVERAL OTC: First, are you sure it's 'ring worm' (fungal infection)?
Tinea corporis (skin fungus) is a superficial dermatophyte infection. Several over-the-counter creams are helpful but Lamisil (terbinafine) (or generic) tends to work the best due to it's cidal (fungal killing) action. A low potency steroid (hydrocortisone 1% or cortaid) can be added if there is moderate redness (inflammation) hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Is there a good anti-fungal cream that treats many types of skin fungal infections?

Is there a good anti-fungal cream that treats many types of skin fungal infections?

Yes.: Most of the commercial antifungal creams do a pretty good job of treating many superficial fungal infections. However, creams cannot reach deeper infections, or superficial ones that have gotten into hair follicles, and will usually require an oral antifungal treatment. ...Read more

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How do you treat skin irritation in the perineum due to toilet bowl chemicals? Tried anti fungal creams ketocnazole cream 2% but they do not help.

Skin Irritation: Anti fungal creams do not treat inflammation. You need to use a mild cortisone cream like Hydrocortisone or the prescription Cloderm or Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lotion in the groin. ...Read more

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Could not want to see a dcoctor at all! I'm also wondering if alums anti fungal skin treatment clotrimazole 1 % cream' is save to use?

Could not want to see a dcoctor at all! I'm also wondering if alums anti fungal skin treatment clotrimazole 1 % cream' is save to use?

Well clotrimazole: Is safe to use, but it is important to use correct topicals for specific disorder. So if you have candidal infections, and certain other fungi it will be fine, but if not improving you need to see doctor for correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What topical creams can I use for razor rash itchy skin?? I use anti fungal creams at the moment. Any suggestions?

What topical creams can I use for razor rash itchy skin?? I use anti fungal creams at the moment. Any suggestions?

Moisturizers: With or without low dose hydrocortisone will probably be more helpful than an antifungal cream, unless you actually have a fungal infection. Mixtures of Eucerin cream and hydrocortisone are usually very helpful for treatment of dry, itchy skin. Preventing the rash/irritation of the skin would be best. Try shaving well legs are damp (right after getting out of shower), and use a shaving gel/form. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps on my skin doctor prescribed me anti fungal cream and capsules I'd like to only use the cream will that be effective?

I have red itchy bumps on my skin doctor prescribed me anti fungal cream and capsules I'd like to only use the cream will that be effective?

See a dermatologist: You do not give the diagnosis. You do not indicate the names of the cream or capsules. "Itchy red bumps" is probably not fungus. Where are they? How extensive? Intertrigo? Folliculitis? See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can I use a cream containing miconazole n beclomithazone for fungal infection on my skin of scrotum.... Might it affect hormone sythesis?

Can I use a cream containing miconazole n beclomithazone for fungal infection on my skin of scrotum.... Might it affect hormone sythesis?

You can use it: This is a combination cream that includes a steroid and anti fungal. It is safe for short term use in the groin. It will not impact hormone synthesis. ...Read more

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Saw a PA, was told what I have on neck is fungal. Have had it for a little over a week. Prescribed cream two days ago. How long can this last on skin?

Saw a PA, was told what I have on neck is fungal. Have had it for a little over a week. Prescribed cream two days ago. How long can this last on skin?

More than 2 days: Depending on the kind of fungus, it can take up to weeks to treat. To be honest, at least 20% of skin outbreaks that I treat as fungal are probably allergic or contact dermatitis...its not a precise science unless based on biopsy. ...Read more

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I'vedone ndyag test for shoulder telangectasia then skin turned dark red&used antiinfl. Cream, crust's formed&when detached, there's a light brown discol

See your doc: Not knowing the exact appearance make it difficult to answer. However, if you are having a problem after a laser procedure you should return to the person who did the procedure. Laser treated blood vessels can turn brownish but you should see your doc to be sure. ...Read more

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My genitals itch and when I scratch, the top layer of skin flakes off- sometimes in large peices. Anti-fungal creams don't work.?

My genitals itch and when I scratch, the top layer of skin flakes off- sometimes in large peices. Anti-fungal creams don't work.?

See doctor: You amy have intertrigo, a yeast infection or an allergic contact dermatitis. If topical otcs do not work you need press ription strength creams or oral medications after examination and possible lab tests. ...Read more

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I have red-brown skin sround groin area and even after applying anti fungal creams the itching is not going away, what should I do?

I have red-brown skin sround groin area and even after applying anti fungal creams the itching is not going away, what should I do?

Rash or Fungus: In the groin area not responding to anti-fungal. Please continue to see your doc. Additionally, have you changed your laundry detergent? Are you sensitive to a certain food? Fungus loves dark and damp places. Try to get some sone in the area, keep it dry, and change underwear frequently. Don''t sit around in work out clothing. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I accidently licked my finger which I just used to apply a fungal cream and now I having weird feel with panic attack and haevy head feeling?

I accidently licked my finger which I just used to apply a fungal cream and now I having weird feel with panic attack and haevy head feeling?

Don't worry: Although these creams are not meant for the use per mouth, but the amount that you had will not cause any harm. Please relax and always use some cotton when applying any cream, so that your fingers will be spared.

Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I tell if the skin on top of my big toe is dry or fungal? I've been applying moisturizing cream for a few months and there has been no change.

Skin: Your podiatrist or dermatologist can scrape a skin sample and send it to the laboratory for examination and report. That report may reveal whether there is fungus in the tissue or not. If there is no fungus problem then a skin punch biopsy could reveal a condition such as psoriasis eczema or contact dermatitis, to suggest a few possibilities. ...Read more