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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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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 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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What can I do to get rid of jock itch the fastest, powders ? Or creams? I've been using lotrimin (clotrimazole) but it doesn't seem to be working

What can I do to get rid of jock itch the fastest, powders ? Or creams? I've been using lotrimin (clotrimazole) but it doesn't seem to be working

Tinea cruris: Tinea cruris is Jock itch. It can be difficult to treat. Its warm and moist and the fungus just love that. Theres a lot of creams and gels available..and Lamisil (terbinafine) is excellent..but sometimes this isn't enough. If you want to be a purist...Lamisil (terbinafine) orally (Terfinabine @ 250mg a day) can be used. Good old fashioned oral fluconazole should work as well. Either way..you'll need a prescription. ...Read more

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What should I do about this fungus? I'm using a colloidal oatmeal bath and an anti-fungal liquid spray to treat what i believe is athletes foot that i may have spread, by itching, to my arms, legs, hands, and a few other places. How can I tell if this is

What should I do about this fungus? I'm using a colloidal oatmeal bath and an anti-fungal liquid spray to treat what i believe is athletes foot that i may have spread, by itching, to my arms, legs, hands, and a few other places. How can I tell if this is

The : The answer is simple. If you are self treating with no results and you want to know if it really is a fungal infection, then you need to see your primary care doctor or a dermatologist. A diagnosis can be made and appropriate treatment can be started. All the best. ...Read more

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What skin moisturizer is best out there that I should buy for myself?

What skin moisturizer is best out there that I should buy for myself?

Hard to know: Various mousturizers have differing benefits. In general, we recommend fragrance-free moisturizers with minimal additives (largely because we treat a lot of cases of contact dermatitis caused by some additives). Selecting a moisturizer that is not alcohol based is helpful as alcohol has a drying-out effect on skin. Petroleum based products work best, but may be greasy-feeling. ...Read more

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Is this athletes foot? what else can I do I have tried all over-the-counter creams, sprays but nothing works. photo in my file please help!

Is this athletes foot?  what else can I do I have tried all over-the-counter creams, sprays but nothing works. photo in my file please help!

Can't see photo: I'm sorry I can't find any photo. You can try the live consult with video to have a HealthTap doctor look at it and possibly prescribe something that will work or you can find a podiatrist near where you live to get them to look at your rash. Sorry I couldn't be of more help today. ...Read more

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I have eczema and I've been using eucerin, but. It wont go away. Whats a good way to hide the rash and is there somthing better that culd work?

I have eczema and I've been using eucerin, but. It wont go away. Whats a good way to hide the rash and is there somthing better that culd work?

Make sure its eczema: If you are using eucerin regularly and it isn't helping your eczema, you may have something other than eczema. If you haven't been evaluated by a doctor recently i would recommend that you go. If you have an it is still not helping, you may need something stronger. You might also seek a referral to a dermatologist (skin specialist) for a second opinion. ...Read more

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Chronic dry skin itches at night. But/other itch medicine dries skin more but can't sleep otherwise. Creams not helping much if any. What should I do?

Chronic dry skin itches at night. But/other itch medicine dries skin more but can't sleep otherwise. Creams not helping much if any. What should I do?

See a dermatologist: or your doctor to start with, meanwhile take care of your skin: bathe with cream soap at night before going to bed, apply moisturizing cream right after bathing while skin is still damp, cut your finger nails short, stay well hydrated, best wishes ...Read more

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What home remedy can I use to relieve itching. Nothing is working and scabies cream had a bad reaction. Dermatologist appt in December. Not helping me right now?

What home remedy can I use to relieve itching. Nothing is working and scabies cream had a bad reaction. Dermatologist appt in December. Not helping me right now?

Dermatologist is: the best way to go. In the meanwhile, think about possible changes you may have made in your laundry detergent, clothing, etc. Food sensitivities and low B12 are also possibilities. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Jock itch that does not go away and also dry scalp, what to do?

Jock itch that does not go away and also dry scalp, what to do?

See a dermatologist: Without seeing this and being able to examine the lesions do not know what this is. Go and be evaluated by a professional. Good luck and get better. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my eyebrow come completely out. the dermatologist gave me Nizoral (ketoconazole) and aclovate cream but it's not helping at all. any ideas?

What do you suggest if my eyebrow come completely out. the dermatologist gave me Nizoral (ketoconazole) and aclovate cream but it's not helping at all. any ideas?

Use Latisse (bimatoprost): If you mean that you are loosing your eyebrow hair, you have to find out what is causing it. There are many systemic causes. one of these issues are thyroid dz. So you need to have a complete physical and lab work. But if all is OK, then you may use Latisse (bimatoprost) over the eyebrow and that has shown to help eyebrow hair loss. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to try to get rid of scabies if the cream isn't working that well?!

Are there any home remedies to try to get rid of scabies if the cream isn't working that well?!

Scabies : The cream needs to be applied for several hours before rinsing off. Sheets, towels and worn clothes need to be washed in hot water. Note that once you have been treated with the cream, the itching and bumps will persist for several days - these need time to heal. Refrain from scratching to allow for speedy recovery. If the cream was used as directed but didn't work see your doctor. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my eczema is really bad and every cream I try burns or doesn't work, what cani try that will work?

What do you suggest if my eczema is really bad and every cream I try burns or doesn't work, what cani try that will work?

See specialist: For refractory eczema there are various treatment that you might not have tried that could improve your symptoms. Higher dose topical corticosteroid ointments, better skin hygiene, more frequent moisturization, chlorine baths, wet wraps, phototherapy, oral antibiotics, calcium/vitamin D supplementation, or more aggressive systemic medications like anti-inflammatories or immune-modulators. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

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