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I have psoriasis on my hands & elbows and fungus on my big toes. I believe this is related and an autoimmune issue. Besides creams, what r my options?
Psoriasis...: ...indeed is an autoimmune disorder. Psoriasis is a complex disease that requires professional care by an expert, usually a dermatologist. There are several helpful treatments, including creams, oral medications,, and injections of immune-modifying drugs. Don't try to treat it on your own. If you don't have a dermatologist, ask your PCP to refer you to one. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a rash on my hand that comes and goes. I, m thinking its a fungus. It itch at times.Could u advice me?
Difficult diagnosis: Rashes or other skin conditions are very difficult to diagnosis accurately without actually seeing (and feeling) the rash. Although an itchy rash that comes and goes can be a fungal infection, there are many other possibilities as well. Best to see your family doctor or dermatologist to narrow the diagnosis. ...Read more
Family Doctor: You should have and always start with your family physician. This is a simple and common problem that your family doctor can help you with. ...Read more
Tinea corporis, etc.: Because HIV infects a person's white blood cells, HIV prevents the person's immune system from properly stopping fungal and yeast infections (hiv patients get other types of infections too). Fungi such as tinea corporis grow on the skin (tinea versicolor, candida albicans, and other more serious ones probably do it too, in an HIV patient). ...Read more
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