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What Is Good For Jock Itch
Depends: Jock itch is a colloquial term for fungal infection. If that is what you have, any of the over the counter antifungal creams/ointments should work. If that does not help, it would be prudent to see a doctor. You may consult this site for info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/jock-itch/basics/definition/con-20021468 ...Read more
Avoid triggers.: Eczema flare-ups may have a specific trigger, such as a food or heat or perspiration or tobacco smoke. Scratching is a trigger too. Keeping the skin hydrated with moisturizers is the core of treatment - specially after bathing. Steroid creams can stop the itch-scratch-itch cycle of flare-ups. Some studies suggest getting enough vitamin vitamin d, omega 3's & probioitmay help - but not proven. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Better description?: Growths is an enlargement. Where? Is it painful? Warm? What color? These are all factors to help determine what this is and what is appropriate treatment. If there is concern about these bumps see doctor to discuss diagnosis and options for possible removal. ...Read more
No: It is an antifungal medication.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cow itch: It is contact dermatitis due to contact with oils from Carolina Jasmin & Trumpet vine . It present with intense burning & itching & then burning & swelling .It can spread from one site to another thru blood . Initially apply Dawn & wash with cold water to remove oils . You need very high steroid shot & a dose pack .. Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) to area . Vit B3 twice a day & vit E twice a day . Best : avoid ...Read more
Depends: If it is an irritant diaper rash, involving buttocks, thighs, and not the skin crease, then desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) a7d, balmex, etc. If it involves the skin creases, spares the bum, and there are some red dots involving the area above the genitas, then it maybe a yeast infection.And lamisil, or lotromin will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: It's not normal for the vagina to itch, and it might signify some type of infection. I recommend seeing your doctor for an evaluation. As for creams, there are many. Vagisil cream works pretty well, but it won't overcome the underlying cause if there is an infection. Don't douche though, this will make things worse. Good luck. ...Read more
No creams work well: No topical treatments (ointments, creams, etc) work well against herpes. Any moisturizing cream may help make lesions less painful as they heal, and anesthetic gel (e.g. lidocaine, benzocaine) may reduce pain if severe. But none speed healing. Effective treatment to prevent or shorten outbreaks requires treatment by mouth, usually valacyclovir (Valtrex) or acyclovir (Zovirax and other brands). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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