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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: the most common is candida which creates an itchy, reddish rash. Other fungi that can infect the skin in other parts of the body can land on the skin ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Not sure: Fungi can grow in almost any live substance, some of which would be classified as foods. You can see it on breads, fruit, cheese, etc. Fungi can als ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No serious problems: Generally annoying,but no scientific evidence they cause significant issues.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: It is possible for one to have allergic reactions to specific molds.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Fungal infection: Histoplasmosis, blastomycosis, coccidiodomycosis, paracoccidiodomycosis, cryptococcus, aspergillus, mucomycosis (absidia, rhizopus and others), dissem ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
Two different: These are completely different problems that are treated in different ways. A lot depends on where the fungus and warts are at! please provide a loc ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Yeast infection: Fungal infections are related to diabetes in that people with diabetes are more prone to fungal infections. Diabetes decreases the immune system and ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Fungal Infections: Fungal infections include: athletes foot (tinea pedis), jock itch, ringworm (tinea corporis), nail infections and scalp infections. Candidal infection ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Vicks Vapo Rub: Vicks vapo rub will clear up toenail fungus or skin fungus, but you need to do it twice a day, for at least 2-3 months for skin, 4-5 months for finger ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
Please see below: You should take oral pills and local application as prescribed by your doc.
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