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I have eye lids which the doctor has diagnosed by looking,

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I have eye lids which the doctor has diagnosed by looking, only by looking, no sample taken as a fungal skin infection, they are darer that they should be with a redness to them, they are also dry. He gave me some anti fungal cream and after 5 days of using it theres not much improvement. Any ideas?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr. SH replied 10 months ago.

Thank you for your question.

You mentioned that you have "eye lids" which the doctor has diagnosed by looking.

Can you please elaborate on that.

I am assuming you wanted to say fungal infection of the eyelids.

Also, if you could attach a picture or two here for me to see that would be nice.

Thank you

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
thats right a fungal infection of the eye lids. I have tried to attach a photo but its not accepting. Theres not much to see, its as though I have some tan or darker eye shadow on and is tinged with red, its also dry but not flaky skin.
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 10 months ago.

Thank you for your response.

I apologize for my late response.

I cannot see anything abnormal in the picture that you sent me.

However, I would like that you should add a very mild over-the-counter 1% hydrocortisone cream to the antifungal topical cream that you are taking.

Use it for five days.

I am very hopeful that this will improve with the hydrocortisone.

Let me know if you have more questions.

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Kindest regards

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
ok, I wouldn't normally put such a cream on my body - I was hoping for a natural option
I had googled 'homeopathy online' so presumed that I was speaking to a doctor who also practises homeopathy.
thank you anyway
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
what does the hydrocortisone offer that is different from the anti fungal? i am guessing if it is a steroid cream then it tells the body to stop reacting to the issue or root cause to the problem?
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 10 months ago.

Hello from JustAnswer.

The natural remedies that are most often recommended to treat a fungal skin infection are tea tree oil and apple cider vinegar, either of which can be gently dabbed onto the skin with a cotton ball.

It is also worth noting that while a skin fungal infection is frequently treated based solely on physical examination, a more definitive diagnosis can be made by looking at a scraping of the skin under a microscope. When symptoms do not improve with anti-fungal treatment, it would be appropriate to pursue this evaluation.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thank you that helps
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 10 months ago.

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