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What is the best treatment for jock itch?

What is the best treatment 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

Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Definition)

Also known as Tinea Cruis, this is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area that turns the ...Read more


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What is good for eczema?

What is good for eczema?

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 more

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What is good for ezcema?

What is good for ezcema?

1: Alvenno bath use dove soap or ivory do not take a long hot bath or shower use baby oil on your skin for a moisterizer. ...Read more

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What is good for bumps?

What is good for bumps?

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

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What cream is good for itchy vagina lips?

What cream is good for itchy vagina lips?

Topical steroid: For just itching a topical corticosteroid cream used only occasionally is soothing but if there is a yeast infection causing the itch, then this type of cream could aggravate it. Have a gyn examination if the itch persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Which is a good home remedy for jock itch?

Tolnaftate: Or another good anti-dermatophyte cream or spray. If this is real tinea cruris, it will work. Candida has red satellite lesions and is treated differently. ...Read more

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What is a good over-the-counter cream for a fungal rash ?

What is a good over-the-counter cream for a fungal rash ?

Lamisil (terbinafine) Cream: Lamisil (terbinafine) at anti-fungal cream is available over the counter and is effective for the treatment of jock itch and athlete's foot. ...Read more

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What is a good medicine for cow itch?

What is a good medicine for cow itch?

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

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What is the best antifungal cream for ringworms?

What is the best antifungal cream for ringworms?

Ask pharmacist: I am not aware of what is available in your area. Best to ask pharmacist and get answer of what is available. ...Read more

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What is best prescription for nonspecific itching?

What is best prescription for nonspecific itching?

Itching: Itching can be caused by : medications, thyroid disease, liver disease, kidney disease, anemia, eczema, nerve damage, and even internal malignancy. See your doctor to determine the cause of your itching. ...Read more

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What is good for itching from shingles?

Well, if u : Have shingles you may need real pain medicine.. Gabapentin can be helpful in preventing long term nerve pain. Of course an antiviral like valacyclovir can diminish the length of the problem and a topical, such as Lidocaine gel, can provide good relief. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is a good remedy for diaper rash?

What is a good remedy for diaper rash?

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 more

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Whats a good cream for vaginal itch?

Whats a good cream for vaginal itch?

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

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What cream is good for genital herpes?

What cream is good for genital herpes?

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 more

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Is travocort good for vulva itching?

DEPENDS: You would need to know the reason for itching could be many and steroids are not recommended for everything. See a doctor for diagnisis and treatment recomandation. ...Read more

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What is a good shampoo for sore itchy scalp is there a dr you can see for this thanks?

What is a good shampoo for sore itchy scalp is there a dr  you can see for this thanks?

Zinc: Use a shampoo that contains zinc pyrithione, such as Head & Shoulders. This is anti-fungal and anti-bacterial. It treats seborrheic dermatitis and can help prevent folliculitis. ...Read more

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What is a good medication for pityriasis rosea ?

What is a good  medication for pityriasis rosea ?

None Really: There are none.It may last weeks, but goes away spontaneouly with no know complications. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for an jock ittch?

What's the best treatment for an jock ittch?

Depends on cause: What you call jock itch could be due to different types of infections, mostly fungal. Rash in the groin may also be due to sexually transmitted infections. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more