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Patch of Discolored Itchy Skin on Stomach

My friend has a patch of skin on his stomach that is 3" in diameter and growing. It is rough and has scales. It itches. The dermatologist said it was a discoloration of the skin.... dah - so what do we do about it?  It's been on his stomach for more than 3 months now.
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May be a fungal infection.Try canesten creme.
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Without examination,confirmation of a diagnosis is tough but this can be due to fungal infections or eczema. Most cases of fungal infections  respond to over-the-counter products, which contain any of several basic ingredients: miconazole, tolnaftate, terbinafine,ketaconazole and clotrimazole.You can consult a pharmacist and get any cream or lotion containing these ingredients. Some of them are Lamisil, Monistat derm, Mycelex, and Nizoral.

If the symptoms persist then it would be best to consult a dermatologist.
I hope that helps. Take care and pls do keep me posted on how you are doing or if you have any additional doubts.Kind regards.

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Thank you for your responses. I have been putting ozonated olive oil on this patch of skin along with an anti-fungal cream from the health food store. Been doing this 2 days now... watching it...   I will check out the creams you both suggested and let you know. Thanks again.
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