Oxiconazole is an antifungal medication that is available as cream or lotion. It helps treat athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and tinea versicolor and works by preventing the growth of fungus.

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Why is Oxiconazole cream and tablet Fluconazole not working for my fungal infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from fungal infection in the back of head for past three years. At first a pharmacist counsel me to use Oxiconazole 1% cream twice a day in the infected area and to take tablet Fluconazole 200 mg twice a week. I followed his advise and I noticed some improvement within ...  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I can understand your concern. Your condition is known as Tinea corporis or dermatophytosis. It is a type of superficial fungal skin infection. It can affect the neck, trunk, groin, buttocks, or any skin area along with nails too.Kindly use the following medicines for tw...  Read Full »

What is the best way to treat jock itch?

Query: Hi doctor,I have an itchy red patch jock itch on my inner thighs for the past four weeks. I have tried using Cloben G, Candid B, and Betnovate as prescribed by the doctor. After using these medicines, it has grown and turned out red. Please help.   Read Full »

Dr. Shama Naaz

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Jock itch is caused due to fungal infection. It is also called tinea cruris. First, I suggest you stop taking the above-mentioned creams because they contain steroids. It causes severe and resistant skin infections that are difficult to be treated. You can use antif...  Read Full »

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