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Several choices: Three classes of antifungal agents are available for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis: polyenes, azoles, and echinocandins. Historically, Amphotericin B was the major antifungal drug used in patients. Currently, the drug of choice for invasive aspergillosis is voriconazole, which can be replaced with lipid formulations of Amphotericin B in intolerant patients. ...Read more
Oral candidiasis: When the lesions disappear and are no longer visible then you have a high chance it is gone. Look I'm the mirror with a strong flashlight. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
Will yogurt/peroxide keep thrush at bay for last three days of amox so that it can heal with out medicine? Trying to avoid antifungals.
My tongue cycles between having white patches that become orange. It is also inflammed. Antifungals/antimicrobials do not treat it. Help?
Geographic Tongue: You MIGHT have "geographic tongue" (see the photo). Unfortunately, this is what's called a "poorly understood disease." A dentist or primary care provider might be able to give you a topical anesthetic. Also, you should confirm the diagnosis. I'm basing it only on your description, but it is very common. This might help: http://www.aaomp.org/public/docs/geographic-tongue.pdf ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i trim off the separated nail before applying antifungals to my toenails so it can get to the affected nail bed?
Have probably had candida overgrowth for 4 years, just started taking prescription antifungals. How long until I feel a difference?
Yeast infection: Without knowing where and to what extent the Candida is present and what symptoms it is producing it is difficult to answer this. As a general rule, however, response should be very rapid and there should be a discernible difference within days of starting medications. Wish you better soon. ...Read more
Instead of taking two different antifungals for two separate things, what would you recommend for oral thrush on tongue and white piedra?
Thrush, White Piedra: White Piedra is usually a superficial fungal infection of hair shafts that is treated by shaving the area and applying topical antifungal shampoo, or sometimes use of oral antifungal. Oral thrush is caused by Candida, can be seen in immune suppressed persons or those who have been on antibiotics, and can be treated with a topical solution or an oral antifungal. Suggest discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Have probably had digestive candida overgrowth for 4 yrs. Started taking prescription antifungals a few days ago. How long until I feel a difference?
When does stevens johnson syndrome appear after intiation of terbinafine HCl or other antifungals?
I have a really annoying and itchy skin condition on my groinal region. Betnovate cream and antifungals don't seem to work.
Groin rash: There are a plethora of reasons why a person gets the groin rash. Some of these are infectious like fungus and yeasts and others are due to conditions like psoriasis, eczema, and other problems. There is no way to sort this out by trying to answer your question. You need really to see a dermatologist and remember not to use that cream on your groin where no strong cortizone (hydrocortisone) should be used. ...Read more
If i'm allergic to sulfa (anaphylaxis), can i use ketoconazole? what are other good oral and topical prescription stregnth antifungals
I thought i had athletes foot so began treating it with antifungals. I went to urgent care because the antifungals were caused burning of feet. ?
Using oral antifungals for otomycosis for a month,but sometimes i am getting some pain in ear.SGPT level is 59,is it good to use in the long term.
Unusal: The standard treatment of otomycosis in the US is the use of topical anti-fungal drops along with cleaning out any accumulated debris from the affected ear. It is unusual to need oral antifungals for localized disease. Long term use of antifungals is not recommended. If you are still experiencing ear pain, you should see an ear specialist (ENT) for evaluation. In the meantime, keep your ears dry. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers