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Daktacort hydrocortisone is specially formulated for the effective treatment of infected sweat rash and athlete's foot. Its triple-action formula is antifungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, helping to calm and soothe the itch while treating the root of the problem. It contains the antifungal agent miconazole nitrate.
If you would like further information on common or infected sweat rash, then please visit our Sweat Rash Advice page. We have advice on the causes, symptoms and treatment of the condition, as well as the different types of rash that be experienced.
Reduces inflammation. A hydrocortisone cream can be used to treat the inflammation associated with infected sweat rash.
Chafing is the soreness and irritation of the skin caused by prolonged rubbing against skin, clothing or other material. In particularly bad instances, chafing can lead to blisters or broken, raw skin, which, if left untreated, can lead to inflammation and possible infection. It is a common occurrence during sports and physical activities, particularly during hot weather, when sweating is a factor.
Sweat rash, commonly referred to as prickly heat, is a very itchy and unpleasant ailment commonly associated with sweating in hot and humid conditions. Excessive sweating can cause the sweat glands to become blocked with bacteria and dead skin cells. This stops them from emptying properly, causing sweat to get trapped under the skin.