Dermatologists are experts in bacterial, viral and fungal infections in the skin and have a deep knowledge of how to best use antibiotics, antiviral and antifungal medications. After correctly identifying and diagnosing the condition, we prescribe an appropriate and effective oral antifungal medication that doesn’t interfere with their other medications. Likewise, we prescribe the appropriate and effective topical medications when needed.
We choose medication that is individualized to the patient—addressing their diagnosed skin condition, its severity, their preference for simple or complex treatment regimens, their individual skin type and other factors that might contribute to their condition.
This happens daily for a wide variety of skin conditions including acne, eczema and dermatitis among others.
Some common oral medications we prescribe include:
We recommend consulting a specialist to help determine if oral or topical medications are the best treatment option for you.