About three weeks ago or so, I developed a small fungal infection on my pinky. Its diameter was about maybe 5mm at the most, and my skin around it peeled. I simply thought it was just dry skin because of cold weather and moisturized with lotion. One and a half weeks later, it got bigger and was the size of a penny. I was told that it was a fungal infection and then I went to a clinic to get it checked out. They gave me lotrisone and I used it for about 5 days when I saw no improvement. In fact, it got even bigger and it itched. Small red and white bumps appeared wherever I scratched on my pinky. I went to my primary care physician and he gave me ketaconazole. I have been using it for 3 days, I see no improvement but it didn't get bigger. However, There are more white bumps under my skin that look like pockets of pus. Yesterday, one pocket of pus deflated and a drop of pus oozed out. I can't tell if the new topical cream is working, but the pockets of pus is concerning me. I took a few pictures of my pinky. Ever since I got the infection, it's only been on my pinky and nowhere else.
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