A friend used potassium permanganate solution to treat tinea on the hands/feet but after some initial success, the tinea seems to be making a comeback. Could the fungus develop resistance to potassium permanganate?
Fungi cannot develop resistance that quickly. Potassium permanganate is only used to clean wounds. Therefore, the reimmerging of the fungus may be because it wasn't killed in the first place. I suggest antifungal cream should be used generously to kill the roots of the fungus in his hands/feet.
protected by Chris♦ Jun 25 '15 at 8:21
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