Doctors for Dermatophytosis in Mallige Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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Lybrate User's review for Dr. Ashutosh Wahi
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Dermatophytosis is a clinical condition caused by fungal infection of the skin in humans, pets such as cats, and domesticated animals such as sheep, goats and cattle. The infection initially presents itself with red patches on affected areas of the skin and later spreads to other parts of the body. The infection may affect the skin of the scalp, feet, groin, beard, or other areas.
HOW IS DERMATOPHYTOSIS DIAGNOSED?
Dermatologists diagnose Dermatophytosis by thorough examination of your skin and evaluating your symptoms. He or she may conduct the examination under black light for checking for a glow in the affected area. A skin biopsy may be conducted for confirming diagnosis. Another confirmation test is the KOH test
HOW IS DERMATOPHYTOSIS TREATED?
The doctor may recommend both medications that include antifungal drugs and ointments and some lifestyle adjustments to treat ringworm.
DID YOU KNOW?
Daily washing of the bedding and clothing is also recommended for such patients.