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Fungal Infection In Mouth And Throat
Both positive for oral gonorrhoea, not on gentials. No oral sex on its own. I had bacterial and fungal infections on throat. So from him or false +?
Here are some...: Asking the ordering doc is the most direct way to have answer to this Q. But clinically if having no significant symptoms especially no fever or general tiredness, it is logical to repeat culture as soon as possible or just empirically treated for both. Certainly, the reported scenario is not an every-day case. How to Handle Sickness? To http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
YES...,: It hurts, gives an uneasy sensation in the mouth. Treatment is simple. There are many other causes of bad breath, e.g. Poor oral hygiene, less fluid intake, sinusitis, strep/viral pharyngitis, tonsillitis, unhealthy gums, gingivitis, dental caries/cavities, crowded teeth, stomach infection (h. Pylori), etc. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Have fungal infection in mouth, what is safe during pregnancy? Also is cetylpyridinium chloride+lidocaine HCl gel safe during pregnancy??
Is there any self test to know fungal infection in mouth especially in tongue? Can it be a cause of halitosis?
Candidiasis-thrush: A doctor or dentist (and sometimes pharmacist) can tell you if you have the yeast infection candidiasis, which can cause halitosis. The mouth usually has red spots or a white area that when wiped off leaves a red spot. It is usually treated with nystatin. It is important to find out the cause of thrush as it can sometimes be a symptom of another disease. ...Read more
I have a fungal infection around my mouth. Anti fungal cream I used didn't help it. The skin is red, tight and breaking. What can I do?
Maybe something else: It is possible that you might be having something else reason why you are not responding to treatment. It could also be that it is resistant to that specific cream you are using. In any case it would be good to see it in order to give you a reliable answer. Consider visiting your PCP or Dermatologist for alternative treatment. ...Read more
How long do you have to use Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) mouth wash for it to cause fungal infection.?
I have two patches of fungal infection on my arm and I licked them once when not knowing what they are. Would that affect my mouth now?
No: Not to worry. Skin infections like this do not like the mouth. ...Read more
I am a 28 yo male. I have always had recurring mouth ulcers and fungal infection on penis glans. Lately also having recurrent eye burns and joint pain?
Multiple symptoms?: Sounds like the symptoms you describe could indicate an std. I would suggest you seek a physician. ...Read more
Post fungal infection. The tongue still white with feelings of discomfort and dehydration in mouth. What is the best OTC for that or anything natural?
Could chronic fungal infection on foot and in nails cause polyclonal gammapathy pr low grade HPV on uvula? Doc can't find out why I have it.
Polyclonal gammopath: Hypergammaglobulinemia resulting from an increased production of several different immunoglobulins and usually attributable to persistent, high level exposure to antigens; occur in a wide variety of infectious, inflammatory, and immune-mediated diseases. Like other lab tests has little meaning without knowing the clinical context in which it is occurring. ...Read more
I am having fungal infection on my back and neck esapacially in summers. Please suggest a remedy.
Does some fungal infection in groin area, sometimes looks like red pimples, but little and itchy? Like face pimples without white or black head
Does fungal infection looks like red little itchy pimples without pus or black head, and they are around buttocks and anus, that's what I got?
Could I be resistant to clotrimazole after applying it to a fungal infection under my lip for 2 months now?
Fungal infection: Clotrimazole is used to treat yeast infections of the vagina, mouth, and skin such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and body ringworm. It can also be used to prevent oral thrush in certain patients. It is entirely possible that the particular fungus you are treating is resistant. ...Read more
Itchy red rash start 3 mo ago nape of neck spread to back, buttocks, thighs. Husband diagnosis fungal infection scalp/mustache area--could catch from him?
It could: Tinea versicolor can be spread by contact. I would go to be seen and confirm since the treatment for an infection so widespread would be an oral anti fungal. ...Read more
Dry & flaky skin on penis head and shaft after unprotected vaginal sex. Irritation or maybe STI or fungal infection? Suggested treatment if fungal?
Given lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) for penile fungal infection. Used 9 days, foreskin thinning, blueness on head. Month later, skin still thinned & burning. Concerned!
Use steroid free: Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) is a combination of both an anti-fungal and a topical steroid. The steroid is causing the thinning of the skin. And 9 days is not long enough to treat fungal skin infection. You need a topical cream like lotrimin that is just the anti-fungal cream and not containing any steroid, and then use it routinely for weeks to clear up the infection. Oral meds also available but more side effects. ...Read more
I am suffering from fungal infection on head from many years and lost almost 90% hairs. Pls suggest?
Fungal Foe: First and foremost, proper identification of the fungus in question is necessary for proper treatment. Scalp infections can be difficult to treat and usually require an oral medication for several months along with topical therapy in the form of a shampoo and/or topical cream. Light therapy has also been touted to help, but results are mixed. Recalcitrant cases can suggest an immunity problem. ...Read more
Please tell me what the rash on my neck is. I've been diagnosed with fungal infection but the medicines they prescribed countless times do not work?
I've had a fungal infection around my neck area everytime I sweat this happens but really bad on my neck how do I get the black spots away?
Most bleaching creams contain hydroquinone. This medication shuts down the melanocytes, the cells that make pigment. This product can be irritating, especially in those with sensitive skin. When irritation occurs, darkening can occur, but more typically redness and scaling occurs.
Some patients get a parodoxical reaction in which the skin gets darker and not lighter, but this is uncommon. ...Read more
Hi there I just realize that I have small mini black/dark brown spots on my skin (Face, Neck, finger) what could these be? Previously I've also had brown spotting on my tummy area which after consulting a doctor he mentioned it was a fungal infection, and af
Not enough: Information! You might try attaching a picture of what you are trying to describe!! ...Read more
I have red marks on my neck (i assume a fungal infection?), what medicine do you recommend? My doctor prescribed me clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate and it is barely working (almost done with a 15 gram tube). Do you recommend different medicat
Without: Without being able to examine you, it's difficult to say what could be causing your rash. Fungal infections can be tricky and can take weeks to go away. That being said, if it has been weeks and you see no improvement with your current treatment (which should be effective for most skin fungal infections) you should call your doctor. They may want to take another look at it, possibly take a culture and depending on what they see, either keep you on the same treatment or change to a different medication. If your doctor is unable to figure out what it is, they may recommend a dermatologist (skin specialist) who may be able to help. ...Read more
My 3 year old has a mild case of fungal infection in the head but is allergic to his meds. What can we do?
If antipsychotics directly or indirectly is causing all my hair out, can it be a fungal infection on my head? Willing to use lotrimen, micronazole lpx
Little white bumps on the inside of my upper lip that hurts. What is this? Can it be a fungal infection?
Typically thrush is: On the tongue and cheeks, not on the lip, you can get warts, and glands more commonly on the inside upper lip (there are other differential diagnoses). I would see dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Hello, doctors. Atletes foot fungal infection could spred out in our body, entire skin, from toes to head?
Yes: Fungal infections can occur on different parts of your body. It is important to get evaluated and treated properly so it does not get worse, reduce spreading and prevention of secondary issues. See a doctor for evaluation and treatment with possible oral or topical medications. ...Read more
Can fungal infection cause flare up of allergic rhinitis, congestion, scratchy throat, increased phlegm/mucous production, sinusitis symtoms? Any correlation for any or all of these?
Unlikely: That would be very unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Fungal infection: There are dozens of different fungal infections, some superficial skin infections, others systemic, some a combination of both. Cannot answer your question as asked. Be more specific and ask again. ...Read more
Fungal infection: Typically, for the majority of people, it is relatively easy to treat 'fungal infections' using both over-the-counter medications, or medications that only we can provide you. However, there are a variety of factors that determine how 'easy' it is to treat including where it is located, your present medical problems and medications that you are presently taking. Thus, follow up with pcp. ...Read more
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
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
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