Q. What medicine can help itching in the thighs and underarms?

Answered by Dr. Sandeep Golla and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

 

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Hello doctor,

I am a 57-year-old male. My weight is 75 kg. I am not having BP problems or diabetes. I am suffering from itching near the thighs and underarm area since last two months. I have taken Terbinafine 250 mg once daily and Luliconazole cream for six weeks. Since the last two to three days, the itch has started again. Please advise.


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Dr. Sandeep Golla
MD -DVL
Dermatology, Venereology

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Your concern may be intertrigo secondary to candidal yeast infection.

I suggest you stop using Terbinafine tablet and try Sporanox (Itraconazole) 100 mg capsule. Have it one daily for four weeks.

Do not change the brand.

Apply Onabet (Sertaconazole Topical) cream twice daily and Onabet powder (Sertaconazole Topical) immediately after applying the cream.

You need to have Teczine (Levocetirizine) 5 mg daily one after dinner.

You need to have twice bath if possible and avoid wet and sweat-inducing activities.

For more information consult a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist

 

Thank you doctor,

Is it Sporanox or Sporanox?

 

Dr. Sandeep Golla
MD -DVL
Dermatology, Venereology

Hello,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

Yes, it is Sporanox (Itraconazole) 100 mg.

For more information consult a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist

 
 
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