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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   i have problem with may hand nail to past 4 year
Doctor :   ok.
User :   my left hand middle fingure
User :   my family doctors say is a fungus infection
Doctor :   what happened to it.
Doctor :   Is growth of the nail present.
User :   nail is growth but not attached with skin
User :   & some time its pain
Doctor :   Is it light coloured.
Doctor :   Have you taken any tablet or ointment.
User :   yes slightly yelowish
User :   no
Doctor :   ok.Try using clobatemol -g ointment.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Keep the fingers dry,
User :   and any tablets
Doctor :   Moist surface causes fungus to grow.
User :   yes
Doctor :   I can prescibe the content of the drug only.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Take Flucanozole tablet one in the night only.
Doctor :   Ask your medical shop assistant.
User :   ok anything more
Doctor :   This problem will keep arising due to low immunity.
Doctor :   Do exercises daily.And try drinking lemon and honey juice on an empty stomach to fit against infections.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Maintain hygiene.Use mild soap like dove for hand wash because chemical or strong odour soap aggravates infection.
Doctor :   Or any himalaya company soap will do.
Doctor :   Do you any more queries.
User :   no thanks very much
Doctor :   ok.Take care.
User :   bye
Doctor :   Kindly login for further medical queries.Bye.
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