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Can a fungal infection cause a low grade fever?

Can a fungal infection cause a low grade fever?

Sure...: Infection with any fungal pathogen can cause persistent low grade temperatures. Examples include coccidiodomycosis, histoplasmosis and blastomycosis. Almost always, other focal symptoms related to the infection's location are present. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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I have vaginal fungal infection what could be the possible causes?

I have vaginal fungal infection what could be the possible causes?

See below: Factors that disrupt the natural balance of microorganisms that live in the vagina predispose you to this. Examples include: antibiotic use; douches/feminine sprays; scratches in the vagina (from tampons); tight clothing or underwear (hot, moist, irritating); hormonal changes; birth control pills. I assume you are healthy and therefore I will not go into the other more rare causes. ...Read more

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I have vaginal fungal infection, what could be the possible causes?

I have vaginal fungal infection, what could be the possible causes?

Maybe changes in pH: Maybe some changes in the ph (acidity) inside the vagina allowed candida yeast to over-grow and cause itching, discharge, etc... ...Read more

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Can you tell me is there an underlying cause of fungal infections?

Can you tell me is there an underlying cause of fungal infections?

Low Immunity: Neutropenia (decreased number of white blood cells) antibiotic use and steroid use may predispose to infection by fungi such as candida. ...Read more

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If I ignore my diagnosed fungal infection between my breasts, would that spread or cause anything serious, like internal infections? Just curious.

Topical to systemic: A topical fungal infection is a person w/an intact immune system should not spread internally. The most worrysome thing would be a bacterial superinfection on top of the fungal infection. Most importantly, keep area as clean & dry as possible. You might consider an antifungal powder (look inthe jock itch section of the store). If possible at home do not wear a bra & allow oxygen to work. ...Read more

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What causes fungal infection under the stomach?

What causes fungal infection under the stomach?

Be clear: I donot understand the question what do you mean under the stomach (inside the body) or you mean on abdomen. ...Read more

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I have a fungal infection and my boobs have sores on them cause they are 38 d's and also ncer runs in the family do I have a greater risk?

Fungal infection & C: There is no association between topical fungal infections seen in the moist intertrigenous areas & under the breasts & cancer. Certainly this may be uncomfortable & could be treated with good hygene, keeping the area as dry as possible & using a topical antifungal powder (look in the jock itch products). If you have a family history of breast ca, you should discuss w/your doctor genetic testing! ...Read more

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What causes fungal infection around penis head?

What causes fungal infection around penis head?

Fungal infections: Diabetes is the most common cause, if you are not circumcised, poor hygiene can cause them. ...Read more

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What are causes of fungal infection of pharynx?

What are causes of fungal infection of pharynx?

Fungal infection: That depends upon what fungus it is to which you are referring. Be more specific and rephrase the question. ...Read more

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How to get rid of fungal infection on feet? And its causes. Why it occurs?

How to get rid of fungal infection on feet? And its causes. Why it occurs?

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/ointments. If severe, an oral antifungal could be necessary. Usually exposure to fungus and dark/moist environment is enough to produce infection in a healthy person. Some people (diabetics for example) may be prone. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How is it possible to remove dark marks on skin caused by fungal infections?

How is it possible to remove dark marks on skin caused by fungal infections?

Wait: Usually these resolve with time, but it may take 6-12 months. If not, then a dermatologist can help with bleaching agents. ...Read more

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Can sepsis be caused by fungal infection?

Can sepsis be caused by fungal infection?

Yes: Sepsis is the body's generalized inflammatory response to a specific infection. The infection can be in the lung, the blood, the kidney/bladder, or anywhere else. The infection could be bacterial or fungal. It is the body's inflammatory response that defines sepsis (and septic shock), not the infection itself. ...Read more

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Can getting a large tattoo cause a fungal infection?

Tattoos: Tattoos can cause skin problems such as granulomas (red bumps caused by inflammation) and keloid scars, and they can provoke allergic reactions, making skin itch and break out. These allergic reactions can occur with no warning, years after you get your tattoo. Getting a tattoo also puts you in danger of getting diseases such as aids, tetanus, hepatitis b and hepatitis c. ...Read more

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Hydro-cortizone, does cause problems with fungal infections.?

Hydro-cortizone, does cause problems with fungal infections.?

HYDROCORTISONE: Hydrocortisone creams sometimes makes fungal infections worse. If you are sure it's a fungal infection (how do you know?), then an otc cream like lotrimin (clotrimazole) or Monistat applied twice daily might help. Also no soaps; use gentle cleansers like cetaphil or neutrogena. If no better in a few days, see a dermatologist. Best luck! ...Read more

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Is my acne caused by bacterial or fungal infection in the pores?

Is my acne caused by bacterial or fungal infection in the pores?

CAUSE OF ACNE: Acne is caused by a plugging up of oil glands in the skin. Too much oil; no way of getting out. Stop nuts and peanut butter, no chocolate. Cut way dowwn on dairy products. Bacteria, not fungus germs, are responsible for the inflammation in these pores. Wash thoroughly with an acne wash 3 times daily. See a dermatologist if it persists. ...Read more

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Doctors on here think I have a fungal infection under my arm/ rib area, just noticed red marks on both armpits could this be caused by this as well?

Rash: Your rash could be from sweating, shaving underarms
usually develops from wetness and causes a fungal infection. You can apply OTC: Lotrimin cream 1% and alternate with hydrocortisone 1% cream twice to three x/d until rash is gone (often slow-growing and can take 1-2 months to resolve). ...Read more

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What cause the philtrum to flaked and cracked? It so painful and red. I researched about it and it is a fungal infection and the cure is tea tree oil.

Could be a fungal: Infection. You need an anti-fungal if it is and not tree oil. And it could also be a cellulitis do see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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How do I remove dark colored scars in my butt cheek and groin caused by fungal infection? Thanks! :) god bless.

How do I remove dark colored scars in my butt cheek and groin caused by fungal infection? Thanks! :) god bless.

Hyperpigmentation: Time will help it fade.
Also keep the skin in the area lubricated and devoid of friction with a powder or even a barrier type cream like triple paste. This will prevent further trauma and hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned I have multiple cold sores at once? I usually only get one. I've also had a fungal infection, my period, and fatigue recently.

Should I be concerned I have multiple cold sores at once? I usually only get one. I've also had a fungal infection, my period, and fatigue recently.

No reason for concer: The fact that you have multiple cold sores at once, rather than just a single one, is unlikely to be due to anything of significance. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Dugan
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Fungal Infection (Definition)

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