Q. What is the treatment for the fungal infection on my right hand?

Answered by
Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Apr 22, 2017

Hello doctor,

I have one red spot on my right hand, which is a fungal infection. Sometimes, it will grow in other body parts like stomach or legs, but then automatically disappears in 2 to 3 days. I am so worried. What to do? What is the treatment for this?

Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetology Dermatology Venereology
#

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

  • In the case of a fungal infection, you can try using Onabet (Sertaconazole) cream or Episert (Sertaconazole) cream or DK gel (Miconazole), twice a day.
  • But if there is a recurrence, then oral antifungal medications should be considered.

Revert with more information to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist

Thank you doctor,

No doctor, I do not have diabetes or hypertension. I have sent images of the lesion. 

Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetology Dermatology Venereology
#

Hi,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

I have seen the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity).

  • There is no need of oral medication at present. I suggest you try applying the following after consulting your doctor.
  1. Terbikem (Terbinafine) cream, once daily.
  2. Episert or Onabet (Sertaconazole) cream, once daily for two weeks.
  • If you notice new spots on other parts of the body, apply these creams.

For more information consult a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist

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