3 Most Common Causes of Itchy Skin

Chronic itching can be so frustrating, especially if you don’t know what may be causing it. Aside from dry skin, Dr. Majd reviews the top 3 causes of itching and the treatment of each in this week’s video: 1. Contact Dermatitis (think poison Ivy, along with other much more common culprits) 2. Allergic Reactions: think hives 3. Fungal Skin Conditions: Athlete’s foot, ringworm, and rashes between the folds of the skin

How to Treat Fungus in the Skin Folds

“Intertrigo” is the itchy, red fungal rash beneath the folds of the breasts, groin, and stomach. Like a diaper rash, the culprit is a fungus called Candida, which lives on all of our skin, but overgrows in the right environment. Dr. Majd reviews 3 quick tips to treat this stubborn fungal infection.

How to Treat Ringworm

What does ringworm (a type of skin fungus) look like? How do you get it? And how can you get rid of it? Dr. Majd will show you what “tinea corporis” (the medical term for ringworm, which also includes jock itch) looks like and review the 3 top tips that doctors use to treat ringworm, all using over-the-counter treatments.

How to Treat Toenail Fungus

Do you have a yellowing, thickened, deformed toenail? Dr. Majd reviews 3 tips to help get rid of toenail fungus, a very common yet primarily cosmetic condition – 2 tips you can use to treat it at home, and 1 prescription alternative.

How to Treat Athletes Foot

Do you have itchy, peeling, cracked, smelly feet? Athletes foot is not just for athletes – anyone can get it. It’s a type of fungus that is contracted by walking barefoot or through touch, and it will overgrow in moisture and sweat. But first-line treatment is really over-the-counter. Dr. Majd reviews 5 tips to treat it at home. Why wait at the doctor’s office if you really don’t need to, especially when your doctor will tell you the same thing anyway?