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Itchy black mark on palm of hand, spreading slowly. Family history of same condition. Treatment?

hey doctor first of all the disease which im talking is an itchy black mark on the palm of hand which is spreading slowly slowly day by day. MY GRAND MA has faced it first then now my dad too. they dont feel any pain but the itching always there with that spreading black mark, we dont know what it is? even medicine from doctors not yet affect plz guide
Asked On : Sat, 23 Mar 2013
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hi...myself Dr.joshi from india a dermatologist.I hope i can help you to solve your problem.
Spreading itchy black mark not responding to treatment is a sort of fungal infection tinea nigra is the scintific name for it.Just try to keep your hands dry,apply clotrimazole cream twice daily for 2 wks,I hope this will solve your problem.
Answered: Sat, 23 Mar 2013
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