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rash from drugs?

This is an embarassing question, but I need to get resolution.  Perhaps it is due to Hep C Tx?  I have a itchy rash on testicles, penis, and my ***.  It just started last month and persists today.  I have tried triple antibiotic ointment and various lotions, but nothing helps.  

Has anyone had this type of rash as a side effect of the treatment drugs?  Did anything resolve it?
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276730 tn?1327962946
Gold Bond Cream green bottle red cap. Works wonders for the itchies.
I have rash and itch constantly too...but not where you do!
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GOLD BOND!! YES but sorry iam female cant help u in some ways..Pray it gets better
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aquaphor ointment (by eucerin) worked very well for me.
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264233 tn?1216342315
keep asking this question i have heard discussion about other creams and solutions to your issue.  i would also ask your doc or nurse practitioner about it too it could be something more than side affects from tx.

hang in there..
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372366 tn?1284403873
  You will need a cream that contains prednizone or cortizone to supress the ammune system that is being over activated by the treatment if treatment is the cause. Psoriasis is common in treatment and the Doc should know right away.

Harry
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Thanks for the replies.  

I talked to my Doc, and used your advice too, and bought some Walgreen's Hydrocortisone and BAM, 2 days later I am finally relieved.  For a daily moisturizer he recommended a fragrance free lotion.  His recommendation was Aveeno Oatmeal, which also comes in a generic.

I can't tell you how miserbale that was making me.  The Tx is bad enough, let alone my genitalia always itching, lol.  This has been a humbling experience.

Just 5 more shots left!!!!!!!

PS, don't ever use the green bottle/red cap gold bond on genitals.  The menthol, which I didn't realize it had, started a fire down there, lol.

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