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Using this site: To get the most from this site you need to give background information on an issue and then ask a related question. Since you didn't provide any indication about what you are treating, no answer is possible. You are welcome to start over, Your posts are not linked, so each must be complete. ...Read more
Thrush: Thrush is a yeast infection which although quite common, is transient in most cases. Often, we see it not only in the mouth in antibiotic takers, but at the corners of the mouth in patients who have certain jaw structures. Be aware however that it can be this symptom of many other conditions including immune suppression. Be sure to check with your dermatologist or infectious disease specialist. ...Read more
Tea: It should have no effect on your antifungals but I would suggest you do not take them together ...Read more
I have got something growing on my leg. It itches and grow as well. I was at the hospital but the antifungal drug I was given didn't make it go.
Re-evaluate/ refer: The initial diagnosis needs to be reassessed- tell your doctor of your persistent symptoms so that they can either re-evaluate the diagnosis or else, refer you to a specialist (infectious diseases specialist or a dermatologist) to help figure out what you have. Good luck! ...Read more
Diagnosed with helicobacter pilory, doctor prescribed amoxicillin 1gx2 day, I wonder if I need antifungal drugs also?
Not for h Pylori: Taking an oral antifungal while on antibiotic therapy is an option if you are prone to yeast infections. Speak to your gastroenterologist if you require a prescription for an antifungal following antibiotic therapy. I also think you mean to say you are taking 1gm twice a day. Duration of therapy has shown better results with duration of 14 days. In conjunction with a proton pump inhibitor. ...Read more
Will I need oral antifungal drugs to treat candidiasis intertrigo, which is a yeast skin infection of skin folds?
Maybe: There are topical medications that are effective for treating that condition as well. ...Read more
Pain in ear despite fungal inf being over. Have had 2/3 suctions. Taking antifungal drugs.what cause and treatment for pain, no deafness.
Amphotericin B: Different antifungals are used for different fungal infections. The more potent may cause the worse side-effects. So for antifungals more potent is not necessarily better. Simple antifungals for simple infections, stronger and potentially more dangerous antifungals for life threatening infections. ...Read more
Not necessary: Yes, but why would you want to. ...Read more
If one, nothing: If you take one antifungal tablet, and you truly did not need it, nothing will happen. Of course, if you exceed the recommend dosage, that could be harmful. ...Read more
Nutritious food: There are different kinds of antifungal medications — so in some ways it's hard to answer this question exactly. There shouldn't be any major restrictions or avoidances with the majority of the antifungal medication class. I wonder more if whatever disease you're being treated for would be the limiting process — such as trouble swallowing or malnourishment. A nutritionist may be able to help you. ...Read more
Steroid cream: No, cortisone 10 is a low potency over the counter 1% hydrocortisone cream. It has no anti fungal properties. It may make some fungal infections initially better because it will decrease some inflammation and itch but shouldn't be used for more than 2 weeks without the direction of a physician. ...Read more
Yes but why: Yes but why.Get a more detailed answer ›
No clear info: The majority of oral antifungal agents are classified as having undetermined risk for pregnancy. There are either no studies on human fetal effect or some animal studies suggesting problems. Topical medications are less likely to be absorbed at a level wherer fetal effect could be seen. To minimize risk if truely needed, use oral after the first trimester. ...Read more
OTC: At many drug stores.Get a more detailed answer ›
1) go to pharmacy:
2) askif you don't see the product
3) take out form of payment. Hand to cashier. ...Read more