Topical hydrocortisone cream may be used if the rash is especially itchy. Oral anti-fungals are only used in more severe cases since they cause other side effects.
--Do not share towels or other personal items with others.
--Avoid having sex if your partner has symptoms of a genital rash.
--Wear loose clothes, especially in summer.
--Change exercise clothes daily and wash them after exercising.
--Change underwear daily and men should wash athletic supporters after exercise.
Michele is an R.N. freelance writer with a special interest in woman’s healthcare and quality of care issues. Other articles by Michele are at www.helium.com/users/487540/show_articles