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A 38-year-old member asked:

To what extent are antifungal creams effective?

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Dr. Walid Abuhammour
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Ggod: Good for superficial infections.
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Quite good: Most topical anti-fungal creams work well. However, if you are treating an area with a lot of body hair, the fungus may go down into the hair follicle and continue to reoccur. If this occurs, your dermatologist will prescribe a prescription anti-fungal pill.

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No: It treats only fungi.

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