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What can be used to treat a fungus that causes skin discoloration?

What can be used to treat a fungus that causes skin discoloration?

Antifungal medicine: Fungus infections of the skin usually change the skin color, but after a few to many months, the color should be back to normal. Common "ringworm", jock itch, or athlete's foot rashes are treated with over-the-counter lotriminaf cream. Tinea versicolor rash on the back and chest is treated with selsun blue shampoo. A doctor can check to be sure the rash is fungal, and give details on treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Sudy
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Black Colored Skin (Definition)

Skin discoloration is a symptom in which a person has color changes on part or all of his skin. Color changes may be related to skin problems such as bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, itching, bug bites, etc. ...Read more


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What is the best way to treat a fungus that grows on callouses?

What is the best way to treat a fungus that grows on callouses?

Topical antifungals: Topical anti-fungals are very effective for skin.I would make an appointment with your podiatrist to make sure you have fungus. ...Read more

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Is there any toenail fungus treatment?

Is there any toenail fungus treatment?

There are many: There are many treatments for toenail fungus. The most common are Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets, topical medications and laser treatment. ...Read more

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What is a good homemade fungus treatment?

What is a good homemade fungus treatment?

The recipe is...: Don't assume you have a fungus (even if you are a fun guy). Many skin problems can look fungal, and may even have an element of fungus in them, but it's important to get an accurate diagnosis before treatment. You can try using an otc anti-fungal medication. If it works, you need to treat it for 30 days, since fungal spores live for 30 days, even if it goes away in a couple of days. ...Read more

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Can you advise me with mouth fungus treatment?

Can you advise me with mouth fungus treatment?

Candida infection: is treated with antifungal medications, which are generally taken for 10 to 14 days. You should see a medical doctor as well so that any underlying health problems can be treated. Take care. ...Read more

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What is a good foot fungus treatment?

What is a good foot fungus treatment?

Is it fungus?: Many people think that if something on the skin of their feet looks like a rash or if it itches a lot that it has to be fungus. If you have been trying to treat this skin condition and it has not gotten better it may not be fungus. A great over the counter for fungal infections on the feet is lamasil cream. If you have tried similar products with no success then you should see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is a toenail fungus treatment?

Few: Choices are topicals, orals or laser. Topicals are the lease effective working about 8-10% of the time. Orals are most effective - shold monitor liver function enzymes when going on them. Lasers are better than topicals not quite as good as orals and while you don't have to monitor blood they are expensive about 750-1, 000 for the treatment. ...Read more

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What's a good nail fungus treatment?

Many: Topical solutions, oral medications, laser treatments, surgical removal, homeopathic remedies, etc. The most used treatment is oral Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets once daily for 90 days. See a podiatrist for what may be best for your specific needs and expectations. ...Read more

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What is the best toenail fungus treatment?

What is the best toenail fungus treatment?

Oral medication: Such as laminal assuming you can take it has the best efficacy to date. Laser is likely second, with topicals effective at best 10% of the time. One could utilize any of the above together and increase the odds of successful treatment. ...Read more

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Fungus (Definition)

Consisting of a florid overgrowth due to exposure to ...Read more