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How long does a fungal infection last

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 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
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Dr. Kathleen Mullane
Internal Medicine 34 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 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.
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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.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 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
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayyaz Shah
Dermatology 29 years experience
Itching: Scabies and Fungal Infection amongst other conditions are possibilities. You should visit a Dermatologist for further evaluation.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 26 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.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 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
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
Dermatology 37 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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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
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
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Fungal infection: There are many over the counter fungal infection treatments available depending where the location is. If you have athletes foot, or jock itch a cream... Read More
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