Topical antifungals are used to treat fungal skin and nail infections. These medications work by preventing the fungal cells from growing. They may contain ingredients such as Miconazole, Clotrimazole, Ketoconazole, Terbinafine, Econazole and Amorolfine. They may come in many different brands and dosage forms such as cream, gel, lotion, powders, nail lacquers, solutions and spray.
Some products may also include hydrocortisone, a steroid, in combination with the antifungal to reduce the swelling and itch caused by the fungal infection.
Signs that your condition may require further medical attention include: