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Fungal Treatment: Understand The Objective and Limitations of Therapy

  • Have your doctor confirm the clinical diagnosis by having a KOH examination of skin scrapings and fungal culture.
  • Skin biopsy can also confirm fungal infection
  • Select appropriate medication from:

    - Topical creams ie/ Loprox®
    - Nail lacquer: ie/ Penlac®
    - Systemic drugs ie/ Lamisil®