Dermatology/fungus infection

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Dear Doctor,
         I am male,45 from india.I am having fungus infection on inner thighs quite more than 4 month.It is disappeared when fluconozole is taken for ten week( weekly once) but reappear. what to do? any mineral supplement i can take to improve immunity?" i am not diabetic,i am active.it seems to be ring worm like infection( circular).can i have full fledged answer to fight against this diseases
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Kumar

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In general if you take oral medication for as long as you did, you should not have a recurrence of a fungal infection unless you were infected again from your clothing or work. Topical medication like Lamisil AT is also very effective. Was the lesion biopsied to make sure you had a fungus?

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