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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No sense: There is no such thing as fungal cancer, fungus is an infection and cancer is a tumor.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Not a problem: Quite a number of fungal spores will be killed by the detergents used for washing sensitive clothes. However, fungal spores are air born and we enco ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Sputum?: This sounds like a grossly inadequate sputum specimen, or one which was actually primarily saliva. The organisms seen are all part of normal oral flo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
With/without smell: You inhale & are exposed to mold spores every second with or without smelling them. They're ubiquitous. Your body is well equipped to fight them o ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Antifungal: Most skin fungal infections will respond to a topical anti-fungal agent. There are number of creams you can get OTC. If the fungus involves your nails ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Border: A fungus infection will have a scaly border in the groin trunk and neck. Parasites is more like insect bite reactions.They need to diagnosed and treat ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Too clean!: The most common cause of anal itching is excessive washing, resulting in a dry, chapped anus. The best way to deal with this is to leave it alone. W ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Please: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Get diagnosed: I know it can be embarrassing having a dr. Look at that area, but an examination would be warranted and would allow for the area to be properly diagno ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
SEVERAL OTC: First, are you sure it's 'ring worm' (fungal infection)? Tinea corporis (skin fungus) is a superficial dermatophyte infection. Several over-the-count ... Read More

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