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Chronic fungal infection on the nails - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello... Doctor
User :   Hello Sir...
User :   I had a query related to my mom
Doctor :   go ahed with ur query..
User :   My mother is 52 years in age... and she has had a lot of Meno pause issues...
User :   during the same interval of time... she suffered from Dengue....
User :   now recently...
Doctor :   oh!
User :   last week... she has had a weird fungus like thing growing on her finger nails
User :   This she found out her self
User :   The exact situation is .... her middle finger has turned whitish... and there is a decomposition like observed
User :   what do you suppose??
Doctor :   It could be chronic Fungal infection of nail bed
User :   ok
User :   so... what do you suppose the treatment should be??
Doctor :   What do you want me to do ?
Doctor :   I think it is fungal infection
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok...
Doctor :   But needs Phgysical examination
User :   ok
User :   ok... Doctor.... i will do the needful
Doctor :   If it is fungal infection
Doctor :   Treatment
User :   but please could you confirm how bad it could be
User :   ok...
Doctor :   if it is decomposed, the need bed need to taken out
Doctor :   cut the nail bed
Doctor :   and send the sample for funf\gal cu;lture
User :   ok... i will send the details...
User :   thanks doctor for your help
Doctor :   and then use the Oral antigungal medicines for few months
Doctor :   Bye
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