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Have problem of itching in between thigh folds. Which is the best cream for this?

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i have this problem of itching in between thigh folds, which is the best cream for this?
Posted Sun, 26 May 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
 
 
Answered by Dr. Neera Kataria 55 minutes later
Hi, thanks for your query.

Itching in between the thigh folds is most commonly due to fungal infection. As this area is warm and moist, it provides a favorable environment for the fungal growth.

It responds well to topical anti fungal creams like terbinafine or miconazole or clotrimazole. So you may use any one of these. You may apply it twice a day.

But at times oral anti fungals like fluconazole or terbinafine may be required to prevent recurrences which are available by prescription.

Oral anti histaminic like cetrizine may be taken to treat itching and break the scratch itch cycle where in scratching due to itching increases the intensity of itching.

Hope this solves your query.
Feel free to ask any doubts in this regard.

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Follow-up: Have problem of itching in between thigh folds. Which is the best cream for this? 14 minutes later
Have any side effects while using these creams near genital area ?
 
 
Answered by Dr. Neera Kataria 5 hours later
Hi, thanks for writing back.

There are apparently no side effects while using these creams near genital areas.

Sensitization may occur but chances are almost the same when applied to any other areas of the body. Redness, itching, burning, blistering, swelling, oozing is indicative of possible sensitization.
In that case you may immediately stop using it and seek medical help.

Hope that solves your query.

You may ask any further doubts in this regard.
Keep me posted.
Regards
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Follow-up: Have problem of itching in between thigh folds. Which is the best cream for this? 14 minutes later
Thank you....
 
 
Answered by Dr. Neera Kataria 16 hours later
Hi, thanks for your gesture.

So you may start applying any one of the creams. You may contact me if you have any problem.

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