I have an annoying case of jock itch for ten years. It is a chronic condition for me (flare-up in summer), and I deal with it by using Abzorb powder. When I know I will sweat during walking, cycling, or working out, I apply a mixture of liquid Paraffin and Quadriderm. On days when the itching is really bad, I take a Xyzal. Of late, the itching has become worse. The perineal area is affected. In the past, I had taken an oral antifungal course
I am a 47-year-old male with no other medical issues apart from being overweight. That is the catch 22 situation. I am becoming much more active and am sweating more as a result.
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Ten years is a long time to suffer from this condition. Is it tinea cruris or only intertrigo?
You have applied Quadriderm (Betamethasone, Clotrimazole, and Neomycin) for a long time. It is a steroid combination. Quadriderm, though it gives relief from the symptoms, will worsen your condition and also damage your skin irreversibly on long-term use. Please stop it. Obesity and sweating probe areas are other aggravating factors for the condition.
I suggest the following:
1) Apply Abzorb (Clotrimazole) powder in the morning.
2) Capsule Syntran 200 (Itraconazole) once a day for three weeks.
3) Tablet Xyzal (Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride) half tablet twice a day for three weeks
4) Apply Zole-F cream (Fluocinolone acetonide and Miconazole) to the area in night for ten days
5) After ten days, apply Onabet cream (Sertaconazole) at night.
Please review after three weeks. I hope this was helpful.
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