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is herpes a fungal infection

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
2 different sources: Your history of jock itch indicates you've had fungal infections before in your groin area. Genital herpes is of viral origin, and is sexually transmi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
21 years experience Dermatology
Not herpes.: What you are describing doesn't sound like herpes. Herpes typically presents as a cluster of blisters that develop at the same time. The skin is typ ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes: Herpetic infections are usually quite tender and painful and begin with blister-like lesions that break down and ulcerate. Sounds like your doctor is ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Lab tests: The results of these tests should not be altered by the presence of the yeast infection.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends on site: The symptoms of fungal infection depend on the site of infection--skin-lungs-sinus-blood stream-kidneys etc.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Fungal infections: Depends upon whether you are referring to skin (superficial dermatomycoses), or to systemic fungal infections. The latter are often managed by our fi ... Read More
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Fungus and yeast tends to thrive in warm moist environments and occur most frequently in the underarms, under breasts, between toes, groin region. Als ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Vitilligo is a fungus infection.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Fungal infections: are usually treated with oral or topical antifungals.

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