Intertrigo | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Do I have intertrigo?
  • What is the best treatment for me?
  • What is the best way to keep from getting intertrigo again?
  • Do I need to make any changes to my lifestyle?
  • Do I need to use a cream or ointment?
  • What side effects could I have from my medicine?
  • Do I need to take an antibiotic?
  • Is there anything I can do on my own to help myself better?


Intertrigo and Common Secondary Skin Infections by CK Janniger, M.D., RA Schwartz, M.D., M.P.H., JC Szepietowski, M.D., Ph.D. and A Reich, M.D. (American Family Physician September 01, 2005,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 03/06