You're on the go, and so is your need for health information. This year, the top search terms on WebMD's mobile site showed you had symptoms on your mind, and you wanted answers.
Here are WebMD's top search terms from its mobile site in 2011:
Ringworm: Maybe you saw that telltale ring on your skin and wondered if it was ringworm. What does it look like, and how do you get it? (Hint: It's not from a worm.)
Hemorrhoids: Such a common problem, but not one most people want to talk...
Infants -- with their chubbiness, shorter necks, and flexed posture -- are also at greater risk for intertrigo.
Certain skin diseases such as psoriasis may also prompt the development of intertrigo. So it's a good idea to have a dermatologist check it out.
Prevention and Treatment of Intertigo
If you or your child has intertrigo, your doctor may suggest simply keeping the affected area dry and exposed to the air. You may control oozing with moist compresses of an astringent called Burow's solution. Then air-dry with a hair dryer set on "cool."