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Why use Canderm

Firstly, Canderm is useful in fungal skin infections that appear between the toes (Athlete’s foot). Secondly, in the groin area (jock itch). Thirdly, skin folds (sweat rash), and lastly, circular rash on the body (ring worm). Specifically, Canderm powder absorbs excessive perspiration or exudate (hyperhidrosis), moisture aggravated heat and friction rashes (intertrigo), as well as soothing irritated skin and protection against skin rashes.

Canderm contains clotrimazole which is clinically proven in curing fungal skin infection. Furthermore, it reduces itching, red rash and scaling due to moist areas, as well as reducing skin friction and fungal skin infections.

Clotrimazole is the major active in Canderm. In other words, the primary mechanism is antifungal action. Thus, this leads to on-label uses mainly covering skin fungal problems.

Canderm powder also contains Zinc oxide (in addition to clotrimazole). Zinc oxide has the following benefits:

  • Skin protection
  • Soothes skin
  • Eases irritation

Canderm powder contains both clotrimazole and zinc oxide, which are clinically proven in curing fungal skin infection and in reducing itching, skin friction, and fungal skin infection. Further, it reduces red rash and scaling due to moist areas.

Specifically, Canderm in its powder form is convenient to apply and highly suitable for moist areas where it helps keep the area dry. Thus, it adds comfort for the patient. Additionally, Canderm powder is available in a floral fragrance, which feels pleasant when applied. Thus, it adds further to patient comfort.

Ointments and creams feel greasy or sticky leading to discomfort while wearing socks, or footwear. Contrarily, Canderm powder is capable of being dusted on cloth and footwear. Hence, it is preferred over ointments and creams. Specifically, areas between the toes, skin folds and in excessive perspiration where dryness is most desired.

Canderm is a quality product manufactured at a WHO approved facility.

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Symptoms

Athlete's Foot (Tinea pedis)
  • Athlete’s Foot is a contagious fungal infection that occurs between the toes.
  • The most common complaint is itchy white patches between the toes. Other complaints include:
    • sore and flaky patches
    • cracked, peeling or scaly skin
    • burning and stinging
    • blister formation
  • Individuals who wear tight fitting (non-breathable) shoes, sweat heavily, walk bare foot in public areas and are in close contact with infected persons, are at an increased risk of developing Athlete’s foot.
  • Treat Athlete’s Foot with a topical antifungal agent. These are available in the form of cream, powder or lotion.

Intertrigo
  • Intertrigo is a common skin condition that occurs because of skin-to-skin friction in warm, moist areas of the body. Commonly, this causes fungal skin infection.
  • It can develop in the groin area, between folds of abdominal skin, under the breasts, as well as underarms or between toes.
  • The common symptoms are red rash, itching, stinging, burning or pain in affected area.
  • Treat uninfected intertrigo by keeping the affected area dry, clean and cool. In comparison, treat infected intertrigo with antifungal or antibacterial skin cream, powder or lotion.

Jock Itch (Tinea cruris)
  • Jock itch is a contagious fungal skin infection that occurs most commonly in the groin, inner thigh and butt crack.
  • It causes red, itchy, scaly patch at the affected areas.
  • Firstly, the risk of developing jock itch is high in males. Secondly, people who wear tight fitting underwear. Thirdly, overweight individuals. Fourthly, people who sweat heavily. Lastly, people who have weakened immune system and diabetes.
  • Treat Jock itch with topical antifungal agents, available in the form of cream, powder or lotion.

Yeast skin infection
  • The fungus Candida albicans causes yeast skin infection.
  • It commonly occurs in warm, moist, creased areas of the body, including armpits and groin area.
  • The common symptoms are red, scaly, moist patches on the skin, itching or burning, as well as irritation or tenderness.
  • Treat yeast skin infections with topical antifungal agents. These are available in the form of lotion, cream or powder.

Hyperhidrosis
  • Hyperhidrosis is excessive perspiration without heat or exercise. It leads to discomfort, embarrassment and disturbs routine activity.
  • It usually affects hands, feet, underarms, or face.
  • Hyperhidrosis can increase the risk skin infections.
  • Use antiperspirant powders to absorb the excessive sweat and thereby prevent the risk of infection.

Ringworm
  • Ringworm is a common contagious fungal skin infection that can occur anywhere on the body.
  • It usually forms an itchy, circular (ring shaped) rash with clearer skin in the middle. Hence why it is named ringworm.
  • Common symptoms are scaly ring-shaped areas, typically on the buttocks, trunk, arms and legs, with associated itchiness.
  • Treat Ringworm with  topical antifungal agents, available in the form of cream, powder or lotion.

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