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My hands are dry, and swollen and go off and on red. I have

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my hands are dry, and swollen and go off and on red. I have fungi on my toenails. I went to podiatrist office yesterday. I don't know if I touched something while in the office. What do you think this is
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

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This is likely severe fungal infection of the hands.

There can be eczema as well --often present together.

You should be on strong anti fungal medication like fluconazole orally 200 mg daily for 10 days.

Also a steroid ointment like Triamcinolone acetonide should be applied twice daily for 2 weeks.

Please avoid hard soap and detergent exposure.

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