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Suggest treatment for jock itch - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 17-Oct-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User:hi
Doctor:Hi
User:dr.i have had jockitch
Doctor:Ok
User:and have tried many gen solutions
Doctor:Since when are you having this problem?
Doctor:Ok
User:15 days'
Doctor:OK
Doctor:Can you name the medicines you have tried till now?
User:itch guard
Doctor:Ok
User:n antifungal dusting powder
Doctor:Ok
User:this is very irritating n itching is there
Doctor:OK
Doctor:Did you see a doctor to diagnose this?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:no
Doctor:Ok
User:what should i do
Doctor:As you say its jock itch and its a fungal infection. For this you need to apply topical antibiotic cream like zole - f.
Doctor:It is usually applied twice a day after cleaning the area with warm water and drying it up.
Doctor:Along with this avoid any scratching
Doctor:maintain hygeiene
Doctor:wear loose cotton pants.
Doctor:dust the area with talc powder to avoid any deposition of sweat.
User:zole-f is available in normal medics
Doctor:Yes, its available and is a prescription only drug.
Doctor:so for this you need to see a doctor for prescription.
User:ok
Doctor:Is there anything else you would like to know?
Doctor:Do you have any more queries for me?
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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