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I have a fungal infection, I have a ketoconazole 2% w/v lotion ,i am confused about whether to just apply it like a lotion or use it as a shampoo?

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Antifungal medicines are used to treat fungal infections, which most commonly affect your skin, hair and nails. You can get some antifungal medicines over the counter from your pharmacy, but you may need a prescription from your doctor for other types. You're more at risk of getting one of these more serious fungal infections if you have a weakened immune system – for example, if you're taking medicines to suppress your immunity. Your antifungal medicine may cause side effects. These are usually mild and only last for a short period of time. You should consult before using any medication without right prescription.
Just apply. Along with that oral medicines are required as well.
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