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Yeast Infection Skin Rash

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What treatment has been effective for your yeast infection skin rash? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: MissAnnieM, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: August 22

To clear yeast infection skin rash, wash often with cool water, dry very well, use corn starch, not talc or anything with perfume. Do witch hazel (keep it in the refrigerator) cool compress for about 5 minutes, pat dry very well. After washing the bras, soak them in 1 gallon water with half cup white vinegar, rinse well in clear water to get out soap residues, and air dry. Wear a large white handkerchief under the band to keep elastic off the skin, and change it often.

Comment from: Victoria lm1978, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 24

I get a very painful bright red rash under my breasts and under my stomach from yeast infection, most usually when I'm stressed and have been really active! I've found that medicated athlete's foot powder helps me heal much faster than any of the topical creams do and I don't have to worry with creams getting on my clothes!

Comment from: Runswithscissors, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: July 20

I started to use hand sanitizer daily on the usually afflicted areas a year ago, and haven't had a skin yeast infection since. It was great to throw away the messy Lamisil. I just apply a tiny amount of Purell or a drug store brand every morning and evening, only takes a second.

Comment from: Help, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: June 26

Griseofulvin 500 mg is effective for yeast infection skin rash but it costs USD 400 a month and I can't afford it.

Comment from: Sue, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: May 02

The best and most effective treatment for my yeast infection skin rash was the purchase of a breast sling. Ointments and topical solutions usually work temporarily, but the problem always returns when I stop using them. I've been sleeping with the sling for several months now. The area beneath my breasts stays dry and rash free! I am delighted!

Comment from: Seabird 32547, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: February 05

I have just tried dipping my fingers in a strong solution of Epsom salt water. I let it dry on my hands. It is working for my yeast infection skin rash! The yeast is drying up. If I can't stand the dryness, I will put coconut oil over the dried Epsom salt on my skin.

Comment from: gigi, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: October 04

I had trouble with intertrigo beneath my breasts for several years and tried all kinds of remedies. Perspiration with menopause made my yeast infection skin rash so much worse. Sometimes the pain was so bad I could barely leave the house. A friend recommended buying slings to wear beneath my breasts and I bought both the sling and the strapless cushions. The relief was almost immediate. The rash is no longer red, wet and angry looking; it looks better with each passing day. This product has been miraculous!

Comment from: GarlicMan, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: September 28

Raw garlic cloves must be chewed and swallowed. The best way to clear yeast infection skin rash. For many, the only way that works. It burns, but it's worth it.

Comment from: Donna, 75 or over Female (Caregiver) Published: May 31

My mother has yeast infection in the fold of skin in her groin area. She is allergic to Diflucan and cannot take other medications available because of drug interactions. She also has to wear pull up briefs.

Comment from: bsprout, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: April 29

I have had an on-going yeast infection for months.I have used Diflucan pills and the topical nystatin and this is a curse. It goes away for a few days and is right back again. My mother mentioned that this might be a sign of diabetes.

Comment from: ppattih, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: June 12

No topical treatment has been effective long term. usually, I am rash free only for a few days, even using clortrimazole prescription strength plus an anti fungal powder. This is a curse!

Comment from: 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 19

My doctor told me to put Terazol 7 on my skin for my yeast infection and it's working.

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