Woman Applying Facial Serum
Woman Applying Facial Serum

A local or area specific infection suppose the groin, abdomen, or pubic area infection, buttocks, waist, axillae, chest, arms, face, legs could spread to other body parts. After using Steroidal cream, lesions temporarily subside but the fungal lesion changes here too. Lesions get unusually present and the morphology changes, such a fungal infection is called Tinea Incognito, so how do you diagnose these fungal infections? Diagnosing these fungal infections is the job of a dermatologist or skin specialist, there are doctors who do this clinically, often times there is no need for a specialised test though as this is a common, non-serious and easy to detect simple disease but during this diagnosis the patient who has Tinea incognito or a nail fungus, fungal scraping Or KOH mount might have to be done, The fungal hyphae will be looked at by the specialists and diagnosed accordingly then the woods lamp examination Is done especially to differentiate between erythrasma And fungus by fluorescence. And rarely, A fungal culture is done so how do you manage a fungal infection?

How to manage and treat fungal infection? Treatment of fungal infection is as simple as its diagnosis. Treatment is divided into two parts;

First you have the drugs, topical creams, and oral medications. And secondly, your personal hygiene and working on preventing the recurrence of infection. Medical line of treatment has topical medicines, patient can use creams, ointments, lotions, gels, shampoos, and powder prescribed to them depending on the site of infection and extent of infection. Usually, Topical shampoos such as ketoconazole 2%, Selenium sulphide, Ciclopirox olamine, Zinc pyrithione and topical antifungals in the form of creams, ointments, gels, lotions, aerosol sprays, and powders and Imidazole creams, Like Miconazole, Clotrimazole, Ketoconazole Econazole and Allylamine creams like Naftifine Terbinafin, Ciclopirox cream, Tolnaftate cream and Haloprogin cream.

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