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Dr. Ahmed Farooq
Foot cracked
75y m c/o b/l foot cracked
foot cream also applied but not cure
how to manage these types of cases tell me Dx & Rx ?
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Dr. P●●●●●●●r M●●●●●l
Dr. P●●●●●●●r M●●●●●l Internal Medicine
Use local antifungal like luliconazole
May 9, 2017Like
Dr. R●●●●●●i S●●●●●●a
Dr. R●●●●●●i S●●●●●●a Hospital Administration
The problem doesn' t heal, as topical antifungal cream is not able to penetrate inside. I would ask for blood TLC, Urine RE, and Blood sugar fasting test and Liver Function Test. If these are normal, treatment can be initiated with an oral anti fungal like Fluconazole 150 mg, once weekly. Local application of a mixture of salicylic acid powder with antifungal cream is very effective, as salicylic acid melts the superficial keratin, and permits the antifungal to penetrate deep inside the skin. Treatment has to continue for 21 days, for lasting cure.... Read more
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