Monthly Archives: October 2013


Onychomycosis does not necessarily spread and does not need treatment if the patient is not bothered by it. Fungal infections can enter a nail by one of three routes – the proximal nailfold (especially in the presence of chronic paronychia), … Continue reading

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Allopurinol should be started at a dose of 100 mg od and titrated upwards in 100 mg increments on a monthly basis, with the aim of getting the urate <0.36 – some experts say to aim for <0.3 for the … Continue reading

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