A 41-year-old female asked:
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how long does it take topical treatment for tinea manuum to work?

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Dr. Michael Bryan
32 years experience Dermatology
Tinea: Tinea manum is essentially athlete's foot of the hand. Prescription treatment should only take 2 weeks to work. Otc meds may not work or may take much longer. I see a lot of "fungus" that is not fungus--no scraping or diagnosis was confirmed. So see your doctor to verify the condition and get a strong enough treatment to fix it.
Answered on Jul 9, 2015

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