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Question: dryness on skin....please help (pics)

 ridz_arman - Sat Sep 19, 2009 5:40 am


My bro n sister are having the problems as follow:
1. my bro has some kind of fungus on the thumb of his foot which is not yet cured by local doctor here...i don't what the problem is...n nt sure whether its a fungus or wat....i m posting the pic.
Image sis has some skin dryness may b too bcoz of fungus...she has them on both elbows, knees and sometime it grows on forehead or root of her head hair...may b some sort of skin dandruff...please tel wat is it n prescribe the medicines. Pictures:

Thanks alott.
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Wed Oct 07, 2009 12:00 pm

User avatar Hello,Your brother may be having a form of fissure feet and would respond to vaseline applied externally.Your sisters case needs more to discuss.The leisions do look like psoriasis,plaque type.The silvery scales and the eruption sugget the diagnosis.However she may need a scraping for fungus to rule out a fungus.Eczemas too can look similar but itch a lot.Treatment would differ on the diagnosis.A biopsy may be indicated too.Do check with your doctor to follow up.
 ridz_arman - Mon Oct 26, 2009 10:47 am

yeah thnks doc... but i need more doctors to respond to me so that i can have a better idea esp for my sis.

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