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Will it go away on its own or do I need antifungal drugs?

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

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Advice on persistent thrash, even after taking antifungal drugs?

Advice on persistent thrash, even after taking antifungal drugs?

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

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What is the best antifungal drugs to treat candida albican?

What is the best antifungal drugs to treat candida albican?

Drugs: Most anti fungals work well. I like diflucan (fluconazole) 150mg every 7 days for 2 doses as it is simple and works well. All the best. ...Read more

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Antifungal drugs safe in pregnancy?

Antifungal drugs safe in pregnancy?

I would not : Recommend taking or using any medication during pregnancy that is absolutely not necessary. If a fungal infection is present and causing an issue or endangering the baby then if played by your obygyn I would use it....Otherwise, would not. ...Read more

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I was curious if antifungal drugs cause another yeast infection?

I was curious if antifungal drugs cause another yeast infection?

Doubt it: Yeast infections are treated with antifungal medications — so I doubt it. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Diagnosed with helicobacter pilory, doctor prescribed amoxicillin 1gx2 day, I wonder if I need antifungal drugs also?

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

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The Best oral antifungal drug for breast feeding mother?

The Best oral antifungal drug for breast feeding mother?

None: This is not the best time to treat fungal nails.
(by oral route) your best tx option during this time would be laser. ...Read more

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Pain in ear despite fungal inf being over. Have had 2/3 suctions. Taking antifungal drugs.what cause and treatment for pain, no deafness.

Pain in ear despite fungal inf being over. Have had 2/3 suctions. Taking antifungal drugs.what cause and treatment for pain, no deafness.

Tricky: Cannot say in your particular case, but generally, fungal infections cause a LOT of inflammation. This heals up S L O W L Y and often causes scarring. This can be painful and there's not great treatment that I've seen except time. (and topical pain medication drops). ...Read more

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Is cortizone10 an antifungal ceam?

Is cortizone10 an antifungal ceam?

No: No, it is antiinflammatory drug which could make infection worse. It is used mainly for itching, swelling and redness associated with noninfectious issues. ...Read more

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Describe the features of an antifungal.?

Medication: An antifungal is a medication to treat fungal infections (yeast infections). They can be creams, powders, pills, capsules, or injections. ...Read more

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What is the strongest systemic antifungal?

What is the strongest systemic antifungal?

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

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What do you think about an antifungal diet?

What do you think about an antifungal diet?

Antifungal diet?: There is no documented evidence that the so-called yeast theory carries any validity. Yeasts are an invariable part of our intestinal flora and diets designed to eliminate these are not likely to help anything but the wallets of those selling them. ...Read more

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What would happen if you take antifungal tablets and don't need them?

What would happen if you take antifungal tablets and don't need them?

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

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For those people who are hooked up to an IV antifungal what do they eat?

For those people who are hooked up to an IV antifungal what do they eat?

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

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Is penaten an antifungal?

Is penaten an antifungal?

No: Penaten is a barrier cream- main ingredient zinc oxide. Other ingredients include witch hazel, vit e, lanolin.... And others. It is not antifungal. It looks good though. ...Read more

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Antifungals that are safe for pregnant women?

Antifungals that are safe for pregnant women?

Talk to OB: But lotrimin (clotrimazole) and Monistat are tested and approved in pregnant women. I would always make sure with your OB that you actually need to use a product before doing so. ...Read more

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Antifungals that are safe for pregnant women?

Antifungals that are safe for pregnant women?

Already answered: Lotrimin (clotrimazole) and Monistat are considered safe in pregnancy but i always recommend seeing your OB to make sure you actually need it. ...Read more

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Can cortizone10 be used as an antifungal cream?

Can cortizone10 be used as an antifungal cream?

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

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Are antifungal medications safe for my unborn child?

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

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Can you tell me how could I buy an antifungal cream?

Can you tell me how could I buy an antifungal cream?

1) go to pharmacy: 2) askif you don't see the product
3) take out form of payment. Hand to cashier. ...Read more