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Topical antifungal agents are applied locally to the skin, on the nail, onto mucus membranes or vaginally, to treat fungal infections. They kill or inactivate fungi and yeast. Topical antifungal agents are available as creams, ointments, shampoos, powders and other forms, which can be applied locally on the area that needs to be treated.
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