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Having fungal infection on upper thigh. Cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Infections
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Practicing since : 2003
Answered : 1504 Questions
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i wanted help on the skin problem
User:can i speak to an dermetologist on this?
Doctor:I am physician and I can help you within my expertise. If you wish to discuss with a dermatologist
Doctor:you can post your query with a picture
Doctor:they will discuss with you on Ask a specialist
Doctor:Dermatologist are not available on live chat.
Doctor:or call.
User:actually one of my family memeber is facing issue with funal infection
User:can u help me iwth some remedy to get rid off the same
Doctor:Are you sure the problem is related to fungal infection?
User:fungal infection
Doctor:If it is indeed fungal infection, may I know which parts of the body are affected and what treatment was tried until now?
User:it was on the the upper thigh
User:he tried applying some cream
Doctor:Can you name the cream?
User:the infection is almost cured but there are dark black spots
User:due to the infection
User:for which i am looking help for
Doctor:For how long did he apply the cream?
User:3 to 4 days
Doctor:May I know how long ago was this treatment done?
User:one week ago
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:The general antifungal creams that are used is recommended for 10 to 14 days.
Doctor:It may be possible that the dark spots that he notice is remnant of infection
Doctor:which can flare up again after some times.
Doctor:Therefore it is recommended that he use the same cream for next 10 to 14 days.
User:so how can we get rid of spots????
User:is there any home remedy
Doctor:Dark spots and discolored areas secondary to infection will fade away after complete treatment.
User:u mean if we use same cream for 10 days it will help?
Doctor:Yes, i recommend that he use the same product for the next 10 days.
Doctor:Once the treatment is completed, you can let us know the status
Doctor:we can guide you with the next treatment options.
User:a lot
Doctor:In addition encourage him to maintain good hygeine.
Doctor:Keep the area clean and dry...
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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