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I have dry itchy rashes everywhere, I've tried everything, but is there a prescription strength cream to help?

Yes. Yes there are prescription strength creams that can treat rashes but these are available by prescription only. I recommend an evaluation by a physician who can determine the rash and prescribe an appropriate treatment. Read more...

Woke up with red itchy rashes on my sides and the red rashes are spreading. I'm putting cream on it takes away itching but is still red and spreading.

Red rash. There are several causes that could be responsible for your rash. You could a generalized allergic reaction, or you could have a drug reaction. Your rash could also be caused by scarlet fever. See your doctor for an exam and possible blood work and throat culture. Read more...

I want to stop mediven betamethasone cream but if I do I get very itchy & rashes which later turns dark like dead skin. I used it before for allergy?

See dermatologist. The betamethasone cream only reduces the inflammation and does nothing on the cause for your rash. Thus the rash will return within days after you stop using the cream. You need to consult a dermatologist to try to find out the cause. Read more...

.i've itchy rashes on both sides of middle-bridge of nose. Doctor advised me to use Ziming cream & it got cured. But rashes again appeared. I wea glasses?

Contact Dermatitis? Red itchy rash along bridge of nose around contact with glasses is concerning for allergic contact dermatitis. Contact allergens include metals, glues, plastics, rubber, fragrances, topical antibiotics, preservatives, and chemicals. Avoidance is mainstay of treatment along with topical steroid creams. See an Allergist if persistent. Diagnosed by allergen patch testing. Read more...
CONTACT DERMATITIS. SOUNDS LIKE A CONTACT DERMATITIS FROM THE NOSEPIECE OF THE GLASSES. ARE THEY NEW? METAL OR PLASTIC? IN ANY CASE, CHANGE THEM AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS. Read more...

Is there any way of telling if an itchy rash on the body is bacterial or fungal, in order to know which cream to use?

Fungal tends to itch. Skin rashes that are itchy tend to either be due to eczema or allergies- in which case hydrocortizone cream may help. A fungal infection can be itchy as well (ringworm tends to be scaly and round, slightly flatter in the center)- in which case an otc antifungal such as lotrimin/lamisil can help. Bacterial rashes are more likely to be painful or have a center of pus within. If unsure, call your dr. Read more...
Vaginal discharge. There are several ways to determine etiology of a vaginal infection. Most require an exam & collection & testing of discharge: stains, chemical tests, cultures & gene probes can tell us if it is fungal, bacterial or parasitic. Patients who have frequent infections can learn the characteristice of their infection & sometimes can self treat. Its important to assure no std is present. See your gyne! Read more...