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Jock itch. I have it and it was going away with lamasil. It is gone on 1 side but got a bit worse on the other. Anything else I can do ?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Intertrigo
You have a medical condition intertrigo which is caused by moisture and friction.
Ther are two prescription medications that work well for this condition alcortin a and vytone cream 1%.

In brief: Intertrigo
You have a medical condition intertrigo which is caused by moisture and friction.
Ther are two prescription medications that work well for this condition alcortin a and vytone cream 1%.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: See doc if no better
Jock itch usually represents a fungal infection, but at times, can be bacterial or a combination.
If the over-the-counter anti-fungal creams don't cure it within 1-2 weeks, then see your doctor for further evaluation. At times, an oral anti-fungal and/or antibiotic are required. Also, wear loose-fitting underwear & dry the area well after sweating or bathing with a cool/warm hairdryer.

In brief: See doc if no better
Jock itch usually represents a fungal infection, but at times, can be bacterial or a combination.
If the over-the-counter anti-fungal creams don't cure it within 1-2 weeks, then see your doctor for further evaluation. At times, an oral anti-fungal and/or antibiotic are required. Also, wear loose-fitting underwear & dry the area well after sweating or bathing with a cool/warm hairdryer.
Dr. Frank Holmes
Dr. Frank Holmes
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
In brief: Combo
Lamisil (terbinafine) plus a steroid cream for inflammation.
Works the best for true jock itch. Check with your doctor.

In brief: Combo
Lamisil (terbinafine) plus a steroid cream for inflammation.
Works the best for true jock itch. Check with your doctor.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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