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Fungal Infection Skin Rash
I currently suffer from fungal infection , i take medicines like.. Fluconazole tab 150 and terbinafine hydrochloride .Rashes gone but itching doesnt?
Follow up: Would follow up with the doctor who gave you the medication. ...Read more
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Has this huge rash like thing on his back, it looks like skin pealed,he's tan and the rash thing looks light pink ,people say it's a fungal infection?
Maybe Tinea: Skin rashes are difficult to diagnose without actually seeing them, but this sounds as though it could be a fungal infection called Tinea Versicolor, which is really common but not harmful. It can be frustrating because of the skin color changes. It is most common in moist/humid/warm climates and more obvious when one is tan. It is treatable with many OTC antifungal sprays or with selenium lotion ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My heat rash turned into fungal infection on chest.i put clotrimazole but it does not sooth much the itch. how long this fungal rash will be on skin?
The rash on buttocks is not itchy, is burning when walk, and when i cool down the skin is gone, I have fungal infection but is gone, now is like heat?
Is it normal in healing process of fungal infection between breasts, the red itchy rash turns into brown spot? Will it turn into usual skin color?
Generally: With time the skin color may return to normal, but there are instances when , since some of the inflammatory cells take up pigmented damaged tissue, that the area may remain darker than the surrounding area. Ask anyone who has had hematomas (blood collections in tissue), in which the uptake of iron by macrophages results in permanent dark areas. Not in everybody, but some. ...Read more
Can a systemic fungal infection give you a musky skin rash, sores with cut lines,Formication.Itchy ears w/white residue.Cloudy urine.Chills& Fatigue?
Urban myth: There are some systemic fungal infections, such as histoplasmosis, coccidioidomycosis (valley fever), and acute bloodstream infections that usually are rapidly fatal if not treated. However, the notion of chronic candidiasis or other chronic "systemic" yeast (fungal) infections is an urban myth. The symptoms you mention are not due to yeast or fungus of any kind. ...Read more
Have been treating entire body for fungal infection with coconut oil rash gone skin dry and flaky now still itches really bad possible Id reaction? Symmetrical rash started on torso spread to arms and legs has reached ankles still extremely itchy on breas
Sounds fungal: Would need more background information as there are several potential causes for rash such as this. However, ruling out fungal infection is at top of list. Coconut oil has good antimicrobial properties and may have helped calm an inflammatory reaction to the infection, but does not seem to have completed the task. Would see a physician to confirm and take antifungal medication. ...Read more
I have had an itchy rash on my right chin for a decade now. Its embarrassing especially because no dr can sem to cure it. The best advice i got was a fungal infection so i put n itd itcstarted to go away?
OTC antifungal cream: Many of the fungi that cause groin rash-jock itch or the medical term tinea cruris-are sensitive to over the counter anti-fungal cremes-like those that treat athletes foot. Just buy some tinactin, lamasil, etc.-apply it two times a day sparingly to the rash, keep it dry and the rash should get better in 4-7 days. If it persists go see your doctor. ...Read more
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
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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