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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Fungal infections: That depends upon the fungus, where the infection is located and how it is treated. Go and have a doctor look at this. Good luck.

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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Lavin
41 years experience Pediatrics
By catching one: An infection is a condition in which a germ enters your body and causes it harm. There are three main categories of germs: viruses, bacteria, and fun ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends on site: The symptoms of fungal infection depend on the site of infection--skin-lungs-sinus-blood stream-kidneys etc.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Infection: Fungal infections can occur on the skin (ringworm, some diaper rashes, athlete's foot, others), on nails, in the genitals (yeast infections), in the m ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
34 years experience Dermatology
Rash: If you have a fungal infection on the skin, you will see an annula rash (circular) with and elevated scly border. If the infection is under the nails ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Medication/hygeine: Topical or oral medication as well as steps to mimimize excessive moisture from accumulating and allow proper exposure to air.
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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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Depends: This question is too general. Why are you asking? There are hundreds of different fungus infections which occur in different people for different reas ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: However, without any details of your illness, it is impossible to hypothesize about the cause of your problems. Please discuss your concerns with you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Fungal infections: Depends upon whether you are referring to skin (superficial dermatomycoses), or to systemic fungal infections. The latter are often managed by our fi ... Read More

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