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Fungal infection between fingers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   Hello Doctor, I am having viral infection between my last two fingers of my right leg. Its very itchy and the affected part always wet and the skin over there some times peel off. Can you please suggest an effective medicine for this.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXX here
Doctor :   How old r u?
User :   Good Afternoon Doctor. I am XXXXXX workin as a s/w professional inXXXX
User :   Iam 25
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do u have any mmedical iussues
User :   I have a skin infection between my fingers in my leg
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So the wetty , red skin infection is fungus
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Use clotrimazole cream daily
Doctor :   Keep it dry
Doctor :   wear cheppals
Doctor :   avoid shoes for some time
User :   Okey
Doctor :   let it air dry
User :   For how many weeks I have to use this cream?
Doctor :   When u wash wash it seperately
Doctor :   because it may infect other areras of skin
Doctor :   use for one week
User :   This affected part is not red in color
Doctor :   Is there any thing else
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   But it is fungal infection
Doctor :   because of moist in between fingers
Doctor :   keep dry
User :   Wat are the symptoms of a fungal infection?
Doctor :   use cream two times a day
Doctor :   depends on site
User :   Okey
Doctor :   redness itching, on moist aeras
User :   Is this cream available in Medical stores?
Doctor :   some times ulceration of skin
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it depends
Doctor :   but use clotrimazole
Doctor :   u will be all right ok
User :   Okey Doctor
User :   Thanks a lot
Doctor :   is there any thing that can I help u
Doctor :   thank you fo consulting us
User :   Nothing Doctor
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   Bye Doctor
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