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Can I use over-the-counter medication to combat skin fungal infections?
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Dr. Jason Campbell
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
There are numerous options for otc anti-fungal medical treatments.
They will typically be organized and marketed by location on the body such as scalp, body, or feet. Clotrimazole and terbinafine are two common otc anti-fungals. If your rash or infection is not responding to otc treatment, seek medical attention.

In brief: Yes
There are numerous options for otc anti-fungal medical treatments.
They will typically be organized and marketed by location on the body such as scalp, body, or feet. Clotrimazole and terbinafine are two common otc anti-fungals. If your rash or infection is not responding to otc treatment, seek medical attention.
Dr. Jason Campbell
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Dr. Richard Mizuguchi
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Most fungal infections of the skin can be treated with an over the counter anti-fungal cream. However, deeper infections, usually affecting the hair follicles or nails, often require oral prescription medications.

In brief: Yes
Most fungal infections of the skin can be treated with an over the counter anti-fungal cream. However, deeper infections, usually affecting the hair follicles or nails, often require oral prescription medications.
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