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OVERVIEW

Fungus Direct Examination, Skin Scraping is done to identify if a body part is infected by fungus.

Fungal infection changes the color or complexion of the skin, which may then require Fungus Direct Examination, Skin Scraping.

Fungus Direct Examination, Skin Scraping is a harmless test, which doesn’t take much time.

WHAT IS FUNGUS DIRECT EXAMINATION, SKIN SCRAPING?

Fungus Direct Examination, Skin Scraping is done to check fungal infection on the skin.

Fungus Direct Examination, Skin Scraping sometimes identifies the fungus also.

If Fungus Direct Examination, Skin Scraping identifies the fungus, it helps in deciding the treatment.

WHY IS FUNGUS DIRECT EXAMINATION, SKIN SCRAPING SUGGESTED?

Doctors suggest Fungus Direct Examination, Skin Scraping if:                                                          

  • Skin turns red.
  • It is itchy.

HOW IS FUNGUS DIRECT EXAMINATION, SKIN SCRAPING PERFORMED?

Fungus Direct Examination, Skin Scraping test involves:

  • Cleaning the infected portion.
  • A glass slide is generally used to scrape a tissue of the skin.

Fungus Direct Examination, Skin Scraping takes only a few minutes to complete.

WHAT ARE THE PARAMETERS MEASURED IN FUNGUS DIRECT EXAMINATION, SKIN SCRAPING?

Fungus Direct Examination, Skin Scraping diagnoses fungal infection.

PREPARATION BEFORE FUNGUS DIRECT EXAMINATION, SKIN SCRAPING

You don’t need preparation for Fungus Direct Examination, Skin Scraping:

  • A portion of hairs may have to be removed if required.

POST CARE AFTER FUNGUS DIRECT EXAMINATION, SKIN SCRAPING

No post-test care is required after Fungus Direct Examination, Skin Scraping.

  • The doctor may bandage the spot if bleeding is observed.
  • You can then work normally.

SAMPLE TYPES IN FUNGUS DIRECT EXAMINATION, SKIN SCRAPING

Fungus Direct Examination, Skin Scraping requires:

  • A small tissue of your infected skin.

SAMPLE TYPES IN FUNGUS DIRECT EXAMINATION, SKIN SCRAPING

Fungus Direct Examination, Skin Scraping requires:

  • A small tissue of your infected skin.

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