What are the treatment options for paronychia?

Updated: Jan 17, 2020
  • Author: Richard Harold "Hal" Flowers, IV, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Treatment with topical agents may not be effective but can be attempted for chronic candidal paronychia. [66] Antifungal solutions are preferred over creams to allow drying. Exacerbating factors such as excessive exposure to moisture should be discontinued. Oral therapy itraconazole, fluconazole, or terbinafine may be used.

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