Q. Is there any remedy to cure skin infection affecting fingers and legs?

Answered by
Dr. Kakkar
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Jan 24, 2019

Hello doctor,

My son is suffering from a kind of skin infection. This infection occured across his fingers and leg. I am attaching photographs for the same.

Dr. Kakkar

Dermatology HIV/AIDS Specialist Venereology
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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I have viewed the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I can see dry, scaly, red patches. This seems like psoriasis vulgaris rather than skin infection. Psoriasis usually presents as dry, red, well defined, scaly patches on extensors like the elbow, knee, scalp, knuckles, etc. Take care.

Thank you doctor,

What are the medicines to be taken? Please elaborate in brief.

Dr. Kakkar

Dermatology HIV/AIDS Specialist Venereology
#

Hi,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

Use a moisturizer, twice daily, like, Venusia Max cream. Over that, use Temovate ointment, twice daily. Take tablet Teczine 5 mg once a day for itching. Take care.

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