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how to get rid of fungal infection on face

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Patience.Treatment: Fungal infections are generally quite difficult to treat depending on site.This is not something you can do with OTC products generally.As you are a ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can be difficult: Need to confirm fungal infection as other types of rashes can appear similarly. Athletes foot can respond well to over the counter antifungal sprays/ ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There are: topical anti-fungal creams that can be used.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Lamisil (terbinafine): There are many over the counter and prescription medications. Try otc lamisil (terbinafine).
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Antifungal: topical medications can be used for this purpose. Are you sure it is a fungal infection?
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Facial rash: Depending on the type of rash, the treatment differs, it may be acne, eczema, contact dermatitis, etc. It is best to have a doctor look at it and dete ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Multiple ways: First you need to make sure it is a fungal rash, a dermatologist can take a scraping and examine it. They can also then prescribe adequate medications ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Too many possible: There are hundreds of rashes and treatments. See a doctor to get the rash diagnosed and treated.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Exfoliation: For general exfoliation of the "dead skin" cells on your face simple washing with a mild cleanser should do just what you want. If you are trying to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
TLC: You can gentle soak the area with luke- warm water and gently express the contents but do not manipulate too much.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Type of rash?: Treatment will vary with cause fungus, bacteria, virus, allergy? If mild combination of micatin (miconazole) and hydrocrotisone. Ream could be used. I ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Topical cortisone: Try an otc Hydrocortisone cream for a few days. If this does not work, see your doctor or dermatologist.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Vinegar/ debridement: First order of business it to remove the fungus and debris in your ear. An ENT will do that. If your ear drum is intact, irrigating it with vinegar/wa ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience Podiatry
Pills or creams: Oral antifungals work best. Creams and lacquers do not work very well.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peterson Pierre
23 years experience Dermatology
Scabs on face: Apply a warm compress for 15 minutes to soften the scabs, then gently wipe them off. Keep the wounds well lubricated with vaseline or antibiotic crea ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Chronic Yeast: If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year or a chronic yeast infection simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your phy ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Seeing your doctor : You certainly don't want to pop or squeeze it as it can lead to scarring and even an infection. Facials are not recommended for this condition either. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Topical antifungals: There are numerous antifungal creams available. Let your doctor prescribe.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Moiturisation/Steroi: 1 most important in treating eczema is to moisturize the skin by using soaps with moisturisers and using moisturisturisers immediately after bath to r ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Keep moist: Use chapstick or coconut oil, to keep the skin moist. It will naturally be eliminated. Another approach is to use a green tea bag (see figure),
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yeast options: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or supposit ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Brown
15 years experience Dermatology
Benzoyl peroxide: Benzoyl peroxide (BP) is an antiseptic for reducing bacterial load & is available in a wash. Unlike antibiotics, bacterial resistance to this antisept ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
One method: Is gentle use of a pumice stone.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Severity: It depends a subtle early staph can be treated conservatively warm soaks antibiotic ointments but if it get larger, hotter, painful than you will need ... Read More

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