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My right middle finger is swollen at the cuticle, red, and

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My right middle finger is swollen at the cuticle, red, and painful. It hurts when I rub on items. Also I have red blotchiness and more then usual red dots on my face. Is this excess fungus in my intentines?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist.
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Yes likely.
The middle finger is infected with bacteria.
Red blotchiness also can be due to the bacterial infection.
Now intestinal fungus can be diagnosed with stool tests for fungal culture.
You should first consider antibiotic course.
Doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for 7 days should be adequate.
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