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What works good for jock itch if you sweat down there?

What works good for jock itch if you sweat down there?

Keep cool & dry: Jock itch is caused by various skin-dwelling fungus species that love warm, damp areas (like the groin). The secret to getting rid of it and keeping it away is to keep the involved area as cool and dry as possible; wear loose underwear, bathe daily, and apply talcum powder frequently. Over-the-counter jock itch remedies usually work, but when that fails, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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 works good for jock itch if you sweat a lot down there because you do sports?

What works good for jock itch if you sweat a lot down there because you do sports?

Triple paste: Treat with antifungal and use triple paste to absorb sweat and decrease chances of recurrence. ...Read more

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White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching. Do I have jock itch? I am a female.

White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching. Do I have jock itch? I am a female.

Intertrigo: Not related to diet. Try OTC hydrocortisone and miconazole (or clotrimazole) creams together. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or irritated, gently clean off with bathroom paper (or kleenex) using any lotion. In the shower, wash with hands only, no scrubbing. ...Read more

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Why does my sweat irritates and itches my skin?

Why does my sweat irritates and itches my skin?

Mostly from drying: There is that histamine release in people who exercise for the first time after prolonged time of not doing it. This opens up the blood vessels to allow evaporation and get rid of the heat. The histamine is an allergy component that allows other same chemicals to be released and cause itching but the drying and evaporation also causes the itching effect. ...Read more

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My skin itches all the time at night and it feels like something is crawling on me I don't see any bugs could it be from sweat or the detergent I use?

My skin itches all the time at night and it feels like something is crawling on me I don't see any bugs could it be from sweat or the detergent I use?

See your physician: While itching may just be a sign of skin dryness it can also be a sign of internal disease. You should see your doctor who can draw blood work and get a chest x ray. ...Read more

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My son continuously itches his hair and head especially when he sweats. He has no lice and no dandruff. What might be causing it?

My son continuously itches his hair and head especially when he sweats. He has no lice and no dandruff. What might be causing it?

Possible Fungus: Of the 5 common causes for itchy scalp (Seborrhea (dandruf), Psoriasis (inflammation), Fungus (ring worm), Head Lice, and Allergy), Fungal seems most likely. Try using an Anti-fungal shampoo or scalp cream. The pharmacist should be able to point out one that is safe for your son's age. Follow the directions on the shampoo. If this does not help, you should have his scalp examined. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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For a couple years now I have had extreme itches on my chest, arms, calfs, and back just after I break a sweat, please help me. Thanks?

For a couple years now I have had extreme itches on my chest, arms, calfs, and back just after I break a sweat, please help me. Thanks?

"heat rash? ": When you get this rash, get an appt so the dr can see it, and then the diagnosis would be made and the best treatment could start. If only when sweating, possibly it is a type of minor heat rash that itches. Stress can also cause itching, called stress urticaria, and meds such as Hydroxyzine hcl, which are fda approved for both anxiety and itching can help. Good luck. ...Read more

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My brother has suffered from very severe itching all over his body for about 8 years now. He itches right after bathing or when he sweats.?

My brother has suffered from very severe itching all over his body for about 8 years now. He itches right after bathing or when he sweats.?

Cholinergic?: If he has itchy bumps also, then it is called cholinergic urticaria which flares up after the body gets heated up then cools off. This can often be prevented by taking an antihistamine such as zyrtec (cetirizine). It may go away by itself with time but is not a serious health issue. ...Read more

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My face has red splotches and itches but burns when I sweat. Is this eczema or rosecea? I went to the dermatologist but the 1%meds don't work

My face has red splotches and itches but burns when I sweat. Is this eczema or rosecea? I went to the dermatologist but the 1%meds don't work

Have it re-evaluated: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Hairline/hair is thining. Scalp itches and has dandruff. Palms of hands sweat, itch, and peel. Is it related? What is this?

Hairline/hair is thining. Scalp itches and has dandruff. Palms of hands sweat, itch, and peel. Is it related? What is this?

Hair thinning: Hair thinning and abnormal sweating is seen in cases of hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). Your physician or an endocrinologist can evaluate you for this. Scalp itch may also be related but your beautician can also advise you about dandruff treatment and your hair care. ...Read more

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I work at a pizzeria from 10am to10pm. As a cook. I where sweats allday. I'm always sweating. By sunday on my day off I where shorts. My legs look like I've ben bitten by mosquitos. But l think its like zits. Sometimes my legg itches. What do you think?

I work at a pizzeria from 10am to10pm. As a cook. I where sweats allday. I'm always sweating. By sunday on my day off I where shorts. My legs look like I've ben bitten by mosquitos. But l think its like zits. Sometimes my legg itches. What do you think?

Sweatglands and heat: It seems that you have heat rash--the excessive heat you endure cause to sweat gland to overwork and thus swell and inflammed causing the appearance and itching as you described--similar to picture here. To improve, you must keep cooler--sweat pants have elastic bands at bottom closing in the air/heat. Wear breathing-pants, let air in. Use a cooling fan. If worsens, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Red rash in between pecs for 2 days. I wear tight fitting vest and my chest sweats at work. No pain, only itches. Tiny blisters. Defined borders.

See Your Doctor Now: The info you give suggests Folliculitis, a bacterial skin infection due to friction trauma to your skin from wearing tight clothing; now infected with bacteria. Itching is common. To prevent in future: wash with soap/water daily after work, dry & air-dry well, apply powder before work. Visual inspection is needed to correctly diagnose your rash; antibiotic may also be needed. See your doctor now. ...Read more

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Small dot red rash between my breast that itches. I get pimples there when I sweat but never anything like this. It also got a lil crust after itching?

Small dot red rash between my breast that itches. I get pimples there when I sweat but never anything like this. It also got a lil crust after itching?

Yeast infection?: Yeast loves to grow in warm, dark, moist places on your body. It could be a yeast infection. A staph infection is another possibility. You could try treating it with a yeast-cream. If it doesn't go away, you might need an antibacterial ointment such as Mupirocin (Need a prescription). Ultimately, if it doesn't go away, its best to have a doc look at it and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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What Is this permanent rash across my forehead and behind my ears and around my nose? It itches when I sweat. My skin peel on fingers and feet.

What Is this permanent rash across my forehead and behind my ears and around my nose? It itches when I sweat. My skin peel on fingers and feet.

Dermatologist: Have you consulted a dermatologist? This chronic eruption may be seborrheic dermatitis. In any event, since the rash is persistent, a dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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Have jock itch also sweat bumps I don't know if it is please notified me I have 3 of this bumps on my penis?

Jock itch: Jock itch can be treated with an over the counter jock itch cream available at any pharmacy the bumps require an examination to see what you are talking about. ...Read more

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