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YEAST RASHES: YOU ARE PROBABLY TALKING ABOUT MONILIASIS ALSO CALLED CANDIDIASIS. SEVERAL CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE THIS IMBALANCE THAT ALLOWS THE OVERGROWTH OF YEAST. THIS CAN BE A RESULT OF: 1. HORMONAL IMBALANCE 2. WEAK IMMUNE SYSTEM 3. UNCONTROLLED DIABETES 4. STRESS 5. EATING A LOT OF SWEETS 6. ANTIBIOTICS 7. PREGNANCY 8. DOUCHING SEE YOUR PCP . . . SOON BEST LUCK! ...Read more
See below: In kids, yeast diaper rashes are beefy red and have red satellite lesions. These can also be in other areas in babies like the folds of the neck. In adults or older kids, yeast infections vary in appearance depending on the type of agent involved. Athlete's foot is a red, fine scaly rash. Jock itch is similar. Ringworm - a circular like area with a raised ring of scale around a red center. ...Read more
Grapefruit & Garlic: Eat a clove of garlic a day or take garlic caps, & also grapefruit seed extract to inhibit yeast in the gut. Also, a very low carb diet is important. Yeasts like starch and sweets, so don't eat those things. Avoid pasta, potatoes, rice, and sugary fruits and sweet processed foods. ...Read more
My baby develop yeast rash on his neck, back and buttock for about a month now what can I do to treat it?
May not be yeast!: That pattern is more typical of seborrheic dermatitis. "yeast" medicines won't help, but anti-inflammatory ("cortisone" related) creams will. If your own doc is having trouble with this, you might see a pediatric dermatologist. Keep in mind that to diagnose your infant accurately, we'd need to know his age, health status, & what has and hasn't worked. Actually seeing the rash helps us too! ...Read more
Not normally: It is likely something else. Check with a doctor to find out what it is and how to treat it. ...Read more
Yeast rash skin infected and peeling and split very painfull how do I heal it? All ready taken canastan pill. Going on 3weeks
What is another shampoo has ketoconazole in it with no prescription? I have a yeast rash on my back that causes flaking and discoloration.
Tinea versicolor: Most mild cases of tinea versicolor only need a special “shampoo” or cream. The shampoo is used like a soap on the affected skin. If it covers a large part of your body, or if it doesn’t get better with the shampoo or cream, you might need oral treatment. Your doctor will decide if you need pills. Topical antifungal medications, topical selenium sulfide, and topiical zinc pyrithion are 1st line ...Read more
What do I do for a yeast rash on the bum that is treated with prescription cream and it's getting worse? We're also treating the mouth its almost gone
Rash: Often covering it with a barrier cream is helpful. If not better, review with MD about further management. All the best. ...Read more
I was prescribed ketoconazole cream 2% and Clobetasol Propionate .05% for yeast rash on my abdominal area. Which cream do I apply first?
Nystatin dr gave me is not working for my daughters yeast rash now it looks like she is getting a diaper rash her skin in areas looks scaley and red?
See a pediatric derm: Diaper rashes are quite common, however there can be multiple causes. Often, it is first treated for yeast, however there is usually a irritant component that needs treatment as well. Infantile psoriasis can show up as a diaper rash, so if it is stubborn and persistent, this can be the cause. Lastly, rare conditions only a pedi derm would be familiar with would be evaluated. Good luck! ...Read more
Yeast rash on back was diagnose as bacterial and as eczema and I was given antibiotics and steroids which made it worse.I'm pregnant how to treat?
See a dermatologist: Confused question reflects a confused Dr who should have sent you to a dermatologist. Do you have infection or eczema or something else? Which antibiotics? Which steroids? Is the rash confined to your back? Does it itch? How bad? How long? Ever before? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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