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How long does a fungal infection last

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Miconazole: Topical antifungal used twice a day and continued for 10 days after all skin manifestations of infection have cleared is the recommended treatment. T... Read More
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Topical therapy: That depends! if it is a superficial fungal infection you may see response in a few days; if you are using it on severely inflammed athletes foot it ... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Which one?: Which fungal infection, and which pill and cream? It's unusual for a 19 year-old male to have a fungal condition that requires both a pill and a crea... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
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.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Likely from fungus: Suggestyou stop masturbating untill the skin infection has resolved.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No worries: Every HIV test that exists, anywhere in the world, is conclusive by 3 months. The most commonly used tests are conclusive by 4-8 weeks. For sure your ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayyaz Shah
Dermatology 27 years experience
Itching: Scabies and Fungal Infection amongst other conditions are possibilities. You should visit a Dermatologist for further evaluation.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
No, see Dr: A primary dr / urgent care / dermatologist should evaluate the rash/infection to be sure of what it is and help determine how to treat it.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See below: This is too broad a subject. Fungal infections can be benign like ring worm, lethal like mucormycosis, or last years as in madura foot. You may consul... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Ask the derm: The DR who determined you have telogen effluvium should discuss it in detail. Be sure she answers all your questions. What is the specific cause of yo... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
Dermatology 35 years experience
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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