How To Deal With Fungal Infections Of The Skin That Cause Inflammation?

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Morning, I want to ask, if I have an allergy to oral itraconazole, can I use ketoconazole cream to treat Pityrosporum folliculitis? R n r nThank you

1 Answer:

Hello Han88,


Fungal infections of the skin that cause inflammation or known as pityrosporum folliculitis can cause symptoms similar to acne but are distinguished by additional tests such as examination with KOH to detect the presence of fungi on the skin. To overcome this yourself is by giving antifungal drugs, both oral and topical drugs. In addition, it is also necessary to maintain the cleanliness of the skin so that complaints do not recur.


Itraconazole itself is a class of anti-fungal or anti-fungal drugs if you experience an allergy to this drug so you should stop using it and go back to a dermatologist to get a replacement for this drug either by administering other drinking drugs or changing to topical drugs according to the conditions You experience where if the complaint is extensive and severe it is necessary to give another antifungal medication. Anti-fungal topical medications, either creams or powders.


May be useful,


dr. Adhi P.

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