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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. ...Read more
Worsening abdominal rigidity; general muscle soreness; started fluconazole for tinea manuum 150mg/day for 3 days.. malice. When to seek med attention?
Fungal infection all over the back of body. Lasting for more than 1.5 years. Tinea corporis , tyza.. Fintrix , terbinafine gave some recovery not cure?
Can you use terbinafine hydrochloride to treat a ringworm of the body (tinea corporis) and if so how many times a day should you apply the cream?
Fungal Treatments: Yes. Twice a day. If it does not get any better then a physician should examine it. ...Read more
Dermatomycosis: Tinea capitis (scalp ringworm) is a superficial fungal infection (dermatomcosis) of the scalp.The majority are caused by trichophyton and microsporum species that invade the hair shaft. It often presents as single or multiple patches of hair loss, sometimes with a 'black dot' pattern (often with broken-off hairs), along with inflammation, scaling, pustules, and itching. ...Read more