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Dr. Walid Abuhammour
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Ggod: Good for superficial infections.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Lamisil/Terbinafine: Terbinafine is a good med and often takes care of those hard to get rid of fungal infections. This medication is rx and can be costly. Depending on ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
In theory, yes: This is not usually done, but in theory I suppose you could do it. This suggests to me that you have some problem that will not go away. In that case, ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandre Furman
Specializes in Pulmonology
Skin condition: after a few rounds of antifungal creams and/or systemic (ie pills) therapy, I would consider an alternative diagnosis, a non-infectious skin condition ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Wrong diagnosis?: If over the counter creams are not helping you should be seeing a proctologist or dermatologist to evaluate. You may have the wrong diagnosis.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Cell membrane: Most of the topical antifungals work by inhibiting the synthesis of a chemical called ergosterol that fungi need for their cell membranes. I now that ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience in Family Medicine
May not be infection: Not all rashes are due to infection! antibacterial creams may help some bacterial infections, and antifungal creams may help if its a fungus, but if ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
What kind?: What sort of fungal infection are we talking about? Jock itch and athlete's foot often take longer than 2 weeks to respond, and you can continue to u ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: These creams will not treat the herpes or speed up the healing process, but perhaps by covering the ulcers they will be less tender. Do not use topic ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Do you still have: LESIONS???? in EXPOSED areas... If not and provided your clothing has been cleaned/washed you probably are not contagious Hope this helps! Dr Z
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