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Dr. Michael Dugan
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Fungal Infection (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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Differences between fungal infection and genital herpes, and does they are similar?

Differences between fungal infection and genital herpes,  and does they are similar?

2 different sources: Your history of jock itch indicates you've had fungal infections before in your groin area. Genital herpes is of viral origin, and is sexually transmitted. So, although they are similar, you could have both simultaneously. Best to have protected sex to protect yourself and your partner, and reduce spread, as both parties need to be treated. ...Read more

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Herpes? 3 doct see it and told it was fungal infection, its itchy, dry, whites spots, red flat little spots, around genital, no painful, or blister?

Herpes? 3  doct see it and told it was fungal infection, its itchy, dry, whites spots, red flat little spots, around genital, no painful, or blister?

Herpes: Herpetic infections are usually quite tender and painful and begin with blister-like lesions that break down and ulcerate. Sounds like your doctor is correct, but without seeing and examining you there is no way to be sure. ...Read more

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I am suffering from fungal infection in my genetial area. The infection keeps spreading , what are it's cures?

Dermatomycoses: This needs to be seen to be properly assessed and managed. Generally superficial fungal skin infections of this nature are managed well with topical antifungal medications, but occasionally may require systemic therapy. See your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I've used lotriderm with betamethasone for a fungal infection for a week. The infection is gone, but now I have a (light) discolouration on the area.

I've used lotriderm with betamethasone for a fungal infection for a week. The infection is gone, but now I have a (light) discolouration on the area.

Normal: Many times after a rash has gone away, you are left with a lightening of the area, known as post-inflammatory hypopigmentation. This will resolve on its own. No more betamethasone for you since overuse could thin out your skin ...Read more

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I hv fungal infection.i was using anti fungal cream..but it has been not removed frm my skin. N affected area has becum black spotted.its burn a lot?

I hv fungal infection.i was using anti fungal cream..but it has been not removed frm my skin. N affected area has becum black spotted.its burn a lot?

Different med: Depending on what type of medication you used it is the response you get. Like antibiotics for bacteria not all antifungals cover all fungus. It is probably a good idea to get prescribed another type of antifungal medication and check if it works. Another possibility is that it might not be fungal but other type of condition. F/u with a Dermatologist on this if not better. ...Read more

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I have what appears to be a fungal infection in my ass crack area. Nothing clears it up, what should I do?

I have what appears to be a fungal infection in my ass crack area.  Nothing clears it up, what should I do?

Anti fungal cream: Altered gut ecology causes fungal infection orally take garlic daily either fresh cloves chopped and take with water like a pill or allicidin as caps and locally apply anti fungal cream twice daily. Make sure your sugar levels are normal. ...Read more

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Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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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