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Can tinea pedis on the upper body be treated with clotrimazole or selenium sulfide or both at the same time ?

can tinea pedis on the upper body be treated with both clotrimazole and selenium sulfide, or just one at a time. and is over the counter clotrimazole just as effective as RX.
Asked On : Sat, 2 Apr 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi...dear user.,
Thanks for choosing HCM.,
Tinea is fungal infection foot..,
According to your medication......i.e...clotrimazole, selenium sulphide
And problem in upper body....could be Tinea versicolor..,
1) Ketaconazole shampoo lotion on affected part.,
keep 2 hrs and wash..,
2) After washing apply clotrimazole cream..,2 times daily..,
3) Tab..Fluconazole..150 mg weekly once for 6 weeks..,
ok...good lcuk.,
Answered: Sat, 28 Jan 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Syed's  Response
Welcome to HealthcareMagic
superficial and deep infections can treated according to severity. Only local or local plus systemic antifungal are used by advice of dermatologist.
Have a Healthful Day..
Answered: Sat, 2 Apr 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Sudarshan's  Response
Dear friend , first thing who told you its" tinea pedis?"
tinea pedis is fungal infection of foot and soles.
fungal infection of body is called tinea carporis
my advise would be to confirm the diagnosis by good dermatologist.
once u confirm diagnosis A clotrimazole cream of any good company can be effective.
Good luck!
Dr Sudarshan g
Answered: Sat, 2 Apr 2011
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