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Suggest an antifungal medication

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i am looking for a medication i used when i was in the army station over seas in the canal zone.the medication called at that time was whitfield solution for jungle fungus is that medicine still available.if so where can i obtain it.its a liquid solution.thanks XXXX
Posted Fri, 21 Feb 2014 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Shailja Puri 56 minutes later
Brief Answer: You need a broad spectrum antifungal Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for posting your query on XXXXXXX Whitfield solution is an antifungal preparation. Plenty of anti-fungal preparations are available as over the counter drugs in most parts of the world. Most of these preparations are broad spectrum and can treat a number of fungal infections (the jungle fungal infection that you have mentioned). These drugs are available by different proprietary names. You can consult your doctor for prescription of the preparation. Whitfield solution was used in earlier times but now-a-days better preparations are available. If you have more queries, I will be glad to answer. Dr Shailja P Wahal
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