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Fungal infection on fingers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi there
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   my mom is having problem of having fungus in fingurs
Doctor :   ok
User :   what to do about it
User :   ?
Doctor :   What is her age and Since when is she been having it and Are you sure on the diagnosis of it being a Fungus
User :   yes
User :   her age is 52
Doctor :   Is she having any other Medical illness
User :   it appears like blakish stuff
Doctor :   Since when has she been having it
User :   3-4 months
Doctor :   Is she a Diabetic
User :   no
Doctor :   Try getting it tested to rule out since that is the most common cause for it and
Doctor :   Also if you are not sure on the Diagnosis of it being a Fungus
User :   yes thats i am sure
Doctor :   i would like you to describe the lesion a little more
Doctor :   in detail
Doctor :   ok
User :   what can be the cause for fungus.. diabitis only
Doctor :   No even low immune status can cause the same
Doctor :   and also you need to rule out the Immune deficiency state to
Doctor :   Does she do a lot of house hold works like
Doctor :   Washing and Water related
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