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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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