Fluconazole - is it given to treat for hair root scalp infection?

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22 Sep 2009

Yes. Skin fungal infections are usually treated topically, but nail and hair infections are best treated with oral antifungal drugs eg. fluconazole, ketaconazole.

See: http://www.drugs.com/mtm/fluconazole.html

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