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Fingernail fungal treatment?

Fingernail fungal treatment?

Antifungal: Usually need an oral therapy such as laminal. ...Read more

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What is oral fungal treatment? Is it a sign of carcinoma?

What is oral fungal treatment? Is it a sign of carcinoma?

Oral fungus: Fungus can live in warm dark places. Your mouth is one of them, and this is often normal. Sometimes, for various reasons, you can get a fungal infection. On occasion, fungus can grow in association with an oral carcinoma, but a fungal infection, in and of itself, is not a sign of carcinoma. However, you should have this discussion with your doctor as to why it may have arisen. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still itch after treatment anti fungal cream?

Is it normal to still itch after treatment anti fungal cream?

Another infection?: If it wasn't a fungal infection or it was not properly treated, the symptoms will not go away.Have the md do a wet smear(prep) to be sure. ...Read more

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Fungal epididymitis treatment? Types of fungus capable of causing epididymitis?

Fungal epididymitis treatment? Types of fungus capable of causing epididymitis?

Epididymitis: What causes epididymitis?
Infections: these include urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted infections (stis), or infections that have spread from your prostate.
Medicine: certain medicines may irritate the lining of your epididymis and cause pain and swelling. Ask for more information on medicine that can cause this.
Trauma: an injury to your scrotum or a catheter or other objects. ...Read more

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Hi dr i m medical student tell me treatment for fungal infectiin of skin n which dose?

Hi dr i m medical student tell me treatment for fungal infectiin of skin n which dose?

Tinea corporis.: My guess is tinea corporis which is a fungal infection of the skin .It causes an itchy, red, often ring-shaped rash in these warm, moist areas of your body.
It is common in people who sweat a lot, as do athletes. It usually respond to topical anti fungals creams like . Clotrimazole cream applied topically ...Read more

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Treatment for fungal infection?

Treatment for fungal infection?

Fungal infection: Fungal infections can be treated with anti fungal creams , powders , or anti fungal tablets. In most cases scrapings need to be done to confirm the diagnosis before anti fungal tablets are prescribed . ...Read more

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What is the best available scholl fungal nail treatment?

What is the best available scholl fungal nail treatment?

The best : Fungal nail treatment is oral terbinafine if no contraindication. All the topicals have a very small efficacy rate. ...Read more

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I need to know if there is treatment for fungal meningitis?

I need to know if there is treatment for fungal meningitis?

Fungal meningitis: Fungal meningitis is treated with antibiotics, there are several specific antibiotics used depending on the type of fungus. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best laser nail fungal treatment?

Can you tell me what is the best laser nail fungal treatment?

See a dermatologist: First confirm the diagnosis. The most effective treatment is oral terbinafine. Now costs $10 and is about 60% effective. Usually no side effects or risks. Do not take it if you have active hepatitis. Laser costs over $1000, not covered by insurance, and works about 20% of the time. Either way, it takes a year to grow a new toenail, 6 months for a fingernail. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the nail fungal laser removal treatment?

Can you tell me about the nail fungal laser removal treatment?

Medical: First it is the practice of medicine so go to a physician or podiatrist. Second it is a laser that requires multiple shots on each nail. Around 200 great toe then total of 300 on the rest of that foot. Results take about a year, repeat treaments may be needed and your daily shoes should be decontaminated from the fungus residing in them ...Read more

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Can you have fungal and bacterial folliculitis at the same time and what's the treatment?

Can you have fungal and bacterial folliculitis at the same time and what's the treatment?

Yes: This sounds like the tinea versicolor variant with little pustules around the hair bases. These can become bacterially superinfected. Focus on the fungal infection with a good anti-fungal -- a single big ketoconazole tablet followed by working up an intense sweat in the fitness center might work a minor miracle for you. ...Read more

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What should I look for in a good anti fungal nail treatment?

Strong: Your antifungal treatment should be strong enough for the severity of your infection. A topical medication may be enough for a very mild infection if caught early. However, it may not be enough for a more severe infection. ...Read more

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Are there any effective and powerful treatment for fungal infection?

Are there any effective and powerful treatment for fungal infection?

Yes: There are many antifungal agents available; it greatly depends on which type of fungal infection we are talking about (skin, blood, brain, etc), as well as the species and type of fungus itself. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some good and powerful treatment for fungal infection?

Can you tell me some good and powerful treatment for fungal infection?

Treatment difficult: Treatment for fungus is difficult and usually requires long courses of treatment as fungi are very slow growing and thus slow to eradicate. You need to talk to doc if you have difficult to treat fungus, because the meds used are very rough on your body, and as I said, you have to use them usually a long time. There are oral meds like Griseofulvin and IV meds like amphotericin and many others. ...Read more

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I have a reddish rash in my cleavage. Almost fishy odor, soggy, itchy. Fungal or sweat related? Treatment?

I have a reddish rash in my cleavage. Almost fishy odor, soggy, itchy. Fungal or sweat related? Treatment?

Guess fungal: From your description I would vote fungal infection. Try to keep the skin open to air and consider starting otc antifungal medications until you can get into your MD.

http://www.phaa.com/breast-fungus-treatment-itchy-fungal-rash-under-the-breast.htm ...Read more

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I have had a fungal rash in my airmpit for the last 6 months. Started treatment in feb and is improving. When should i expect complete resolution?

Skin fungal: infections especially in area which are naturally MOIST are VERY difficult to get rid of....Remember KEEP DRY in between applications of whatever your using topically. Take antifungal medication (if that is prescribed) for a few weeks after rash is gone!

Hope this helps
Dr z ...Read more

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I have been using anti fungal treatment for almost 4 weeks and my ringworm has still not fully disappeared. How do I know if treatment is working?

I have been using anti fungal treatment for almost 4 weeks and my ringworm has still not fully disappeared. How do I know if treatment is working?

May not be...: If your ringworm is not responding to store bought anti fungal cream - it may not be a fungus! This would be a good time to visit with your MD to have a medical opinion on the cause of the rash. ...Read more

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I have a fungal nail problem.I bought a fungal nail treatment pen from the chemist but I'm not seeing any improvement after 3 weeks.Should I see a dr?

Skip the topicals: With the exception of a few new prescription medication (Jublia, efinaconazole) topical treatments are not effective for onychomycosis (toenail fungus). This is because the fungus lives deep in the nail bed where topicals can't penetrate. The most effective treatment is a prolonged (3 months or more) course or an oral antifungal, I prescribe Laminal (terbinafine) most often since it's quite safe. ...Read more

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How long my hand continue to flake after a course of anti fungal treatment?

How long my hand continue to flake after a course of anti fungal  treatment?

It shouldn't : After the treatment you shouldn't have any more flaking. You may also have seborrheic dermatitis (i know that's a big word) or a hand dermatitis. I would try rubbing vasaline, petroleum jelly thinly into your hands while they're soaking wet (after shower or hand washing) for 30 seconds then towel dry. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have been undergoing treatment for skin fungal infection but without any result.?

What do you suggest if I have been undergoing treatment for skin fungal infection but without any result.?

Skin fungal infx: I would ask you first how compliant and how long you have been using the medication.It is not uncommon for the meds to take up to 4-6 months to completely eradicate the infection. If you are a couple of months into treatment and have been using the medicine exactly as prescribed, then I would consider an oral mediation for you after scrapings have been done for culture to identify the exact fungus ...Read more

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ACUTE FUNGAL SINUSITIS MUCORMYCOSIS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS TYPE 2. What is the treatment for the above Diagnosis?

ACUTE FUNGAL SINUSITIS MUCORMYCOSIS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS TYPE 2.
What is the treatment for the above Diagnosis?

Mucormycosis: Usually surgery combined with a complex combination of antifungal medications depending upon the organism and its sensitivities. This may be one of several mold fungi (Mucor, Absidia, Rhizopus, and others). Very severe condition with outcomes difficult to predict. Best wishes and hopes. ...Read more

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Itchy and inflamed areas of skin. Fungal treatment had no effect. Currently moisturising, taking anti histamines for the itch. Anything better?

Itchy and inflamed areas of skin. Fungal treatment had no effect. Currently moisturising, taking anti histamines for the itch. Anything better?

Need examination: Skin problems can have many causes. Make an appointment with your family doctor or dermatologist to get a history, examination and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a fungal infection near my inner thighs, i m taking treatment for the same, but still it is not cure. I have this infection 3.5 yrs.Pls advice?

Other diagnosis?: With proper treatment, fungal infection will not linger for 3.5yrs. If it is indeed fungal, does it clear and return? If so, tests are needed to ensure there is no major underlying reason.
If not, i.e. If it has remained there for this period, it might be that your treatment is irregular or some other diagnosis may beresponsible. ...Read more

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Could anti psoriasis treatment cure a fungal infection ?

No: They are two entirely different issues with entirely different treatments. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for fungal infection on the toes?

Foot fungus: You could try a topical antifungal such as lotrimin or naftin (naftifine). If this is unsuccessful, an evaluation by a podiatrist could be helpful. ...Read more

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I am experiencing marks like ringworm on chest , can any anti-fungal cream be used for treatment or please advise ?

Specific creams: For the most part, for typical "ringworm" or tinea corporis infections, which are usually caused by Trichophyton group. Other fungal skin infections include tinea versicolor (Mallesezia furfur) or Candidal skin infection usually in skin folds (Candida albicans). The best option for ringworm would probably be Clotrimazole or terbinafine (terb does not tx yeast) ...Read more