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Suggest medication for fungal infection in the pubic area

Hi, I have a pubic area fungal infection for which Dr. prescribed an anti-fungal cream and a hydrocortisone cream together, to use 2 x day for 1 month, after washing with a non-soap cleanser (Cetaphil). Does it really take 1 month to clear up? I am a 75 yr old female whose male partner had a penile fungal infection about 2 months ago (for which he saw Dr. & was treated successfully. I ve never had this before. Any suggestions? Thanks, Lou
Tue, 4 Sep 2018
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Hi,

You can apply topical antifungal like Clotrimazole for symptomatic relief.

If symptoms are persistent, you can consult a dermatologist and get evaluated.

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