How do you treat ringworm of the vulva?
Clotrimazole is an antifungal that has different uses in over-the-counter (OTC) medicines. Depending on the dose and form, clotrimazole can be used to treat symptoms associated with skin fungus infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch, and ringworm. Clotrimazole can also be used to treat vaginal yeast infections.
Can you get ringworm on your private parts?
Jock itch, also called tinea cruris, is a common skin infection that iscaused by a type of fungus called tinea. The fungus thrives in warm, moistareas of the body and as a result, infection can affect the genitals, innerthighs and buttocks.
How do you get rid of ringworm on private parts?
Here’s our process.
- Treating ringworm. A ringworm rash can be uncomfortable, but it is common and treatable.
- Apply a topical antifungal. Most cases of ringworm can be treated at home.
- Let it breathe.
- Wash bedding daily.
- Change wet underwear and socks.
- Use an antifungal shampoo.
- Take a prescription antifungal.
How did I get ringworm in my pubic area?
Sexual contact and skin-to-skin contact can spread the fungus from the groin area to other body parts and trigger infections elsewhere, too. For example, a person who touches the genitals of someone with jock itch could then develop ringworm, another fungal infection, on their hand.
Can I use antifungal cream on my vulva?
For severe yeast infections, your doctor may prescribe an antifungal vaginal cream. These usually come packaged with an applicator that helps you measure the right dose. You can get a range of similar yeast infection medications without a prescription, too. Some are creams you apply inside the vagina.
Which cream is best for fungal infection on private parts?
Antifungal Vaginal Creams
- Clotrimazole (Lotrimin and Mycelex)
- Miconazole (Monistat and Micatin)
- Tioconazole (Vagistat-1)