fungal infection

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Fungal infections are clinical conditions in which a person has an infection due to a pathogen called a fungus (in contrast to infections caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites). Fungal infections occur commonly on the skin (including Jock Itch and Athlete's Foot) and can also cause more serious infections in those with weakened immune systems.

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Treatment for fungal infection?

Antifungal treatment

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Treatment of fungal infections depends on the site of the infection & the host w/the infection. Skin /mucosal infections can frequently be treated topically w/antifungal creams but sometimes require systemic medications; nailbed infections rarely can be treated topically & frequently require systemic therapy; invasive fungal infections of vital organs requires potent systemic antifungal treatment
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Dr. Alan Ettinger answered:

Is Athletes foot a fungal infection?

Yes

It is
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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

How long can fungal infections last?

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That depends upon the fungus, where the infection is located and how it is treated. Go and have a doctor look at this. Good luck
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Dr. Joseph Ortiz answered:

Fungal infection in nail by pictures?

Vicks vapor rub

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Try applying vicks vapor rub twice daily to the affected nail for 6-12 months. You should see a clearer healthy appearing nail grow in over that time frame as the diseased nail gets pushed out. The recurrence rate with any type of treatment utilized is very high...so essentially it makes little difference in the long run how you treat it.
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Does the heat effect a fungal infection?

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Fungus and yeast tends to thrive in warm moist environments and occur most frequently in the underarms, under breasts, between toes, groin region. Also like sweaty and hairy areas.
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Dr. Seth Akst answered:

Can sepsis be caused by fungal infection?

Yes

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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.
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Dr. Arthur Lavin answered:

How does a person get a fungal infection?

By catching one

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An infection is a condition in which a germ enters your body and causes it harm. There are three main categories of germs: viruses, bacteria, and fungi. Fungi are full single cells that can join together into threads. If these enter your body, you can get a fungal infection. You get them by contact with someone who has a fungal infection or just fungus on their skin.
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Dr. Alan Ettinger answered:

Can a fungal infection lead to vitilligo?

Yes

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Vitilligo is a fungus infection
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How to remove fungal infection on my palm?

Fungus on palm

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Amlactin cream and Lamisil cream Frequently the feet are affected.
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Is sulfur powder good for fungal infection?

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Unfortunately, sulfur powder is an antibiotic and not an antifungal so it will not help with a fungal infection.
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