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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Well: First you need a diagnosis. You need a thorough exam and most likely a colonoscopy. Once you have a diagnosis you can have a treatment plan
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Some fungal infections (tinea, trichosporon...) can be spread by contact or through fomites (objects that may become colonized with the organisms like ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Patience.Treatment: Fungal infections are generally quite difficult to treat depending on site.This is not something you can do with OTC products generally.As you are a ... Read More
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Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Local creams: There are many over-the-counter creams that are effective for fungal infection between the toes. Alternatively, you can take one dose of Fluconazole b ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Fungal infections: If this is a superficial facial skin infection these are very very common. Unless you can think of somebody whose skin made direct contact with yours ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Conenello
30 years experience Sports Medicine
OTC creams at first: You can try many of the over the counter anti fungal creams available. If after a few weeks there is no improvement, then see your doctor to make sur ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ebrahim Bawa
Specializes in
confirm diagnosis: Nail clippings or scrapings can be sent to a lab to confirm presence of fungi before starting treatment which can be costly
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Probably you have something else, not fungus. Begin with a correct definition of the problem. A skin specialist will help you.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I would think that: most men would be concerned about any type of possible infection involving their genitalia.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Factors that disrupt the natural balance of microorganisms that live in the vagina predispose you to this. Examples include: antibiotic use; douches/f ... Read More
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