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Fungal infection affecting the non-bearded areas of the face, characterized by inflammatory and non-inflammatory lesions. These appear as a red rash on the face, followed by red, small bumps.
Fungus affecting the interdigital and palmar surfaces of one or both palms.
The most common fungal disease in humans, athlete’s foot, (tinea pedis), also known as ringworm of the foot, is a surface (superficial) fungal infection of the skin of the foot.Tinea pedis
It is more common in males. Children rarely develop athlete’s foot. It may be passed to humans by direct contact with infected people, infected animals, contaminated objects (such as towels or locker room floors), or the soil.
Some conditions make athlete’s foot more likely to occur:
To confirm the diagnosis of athlete’s foot, your physician might scrape some surface skin material (scales) onto a glass slide and examine them under a microscope.
Most infections can be treated with topical creams and lotions, containing:
Rarely, more extensive infections or those not improving with topical antifungal medications may require 3–4 weeks of treatment with oral antifungal pills, including:
A single consultation with Dr. Rinky Kapoor is chargeable at approximately INR 1000/-.
Your Dermatologist would be the best person to advise you regarding which treatment you should undergo.
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