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I have had a red patch on my foot a year and it appears to

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Hi, I have had a red patch on my foot for over a year and it appears to be getting bigger. It is painless and feels like the normal surrounding skin. Sometimes it looks purple.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

do you have a pic?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Have just sent one have you received it?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

Yes, this is a hyperpigmented spot left over from the fungal infection

sometimes a severe fungal infection can permanently tint the skin

The cream actually worked.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is it normal for it change colour and get bigger over a period of time?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

No, it isn't.

if that is the case, then the fungal probably isn't fully treated

Oral fluconazole will help

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is it normal for s fungal infections to carry on for a year?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

Absolutely

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

please don't forget a positive rating. :)

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