Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
132 Doctors are Online

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
Answers:  1 Views:  36
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Dermatologist 's  Response
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
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor