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Fungal Rash Around Mouth
I have itchy bumps on lips steroids and fungal creams don't work. They fade after a while but my lips swell. Also rash in mouth?
Steroids to avoid:
Please see your doctor. We try to spare steroid use on face unless we are sure of the the diagnosis. It seems that you may have a viral infection and both of these treatments will not help.
Stay stress free and see your doctor for the treatment of possible viral infection.
Good luck. ...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
I have an itchy rash on my scrotum, between all fingers, and a red patch at the corner of my mouth. I have been using anti-fungal cream and gold bond.
Red spot/small round rash on head of penis. Not responsive to anti fungal treatment. Not an std. No pain or itch. What could it be and how to treat?
What are tha causes of fungal rash on my baby's diaper area? How would I know its a fungal rash compared to ordinary rashes
Red and itchy: Everyone has yeast that lives on the skin. But yeast particularly likes places that are damp and moist - like under a diaper. Keeping the skin cool and dry will help. You can also try an over-the-counter antifungal like Clotrimazole cream 3 times a day and see if that works. Yeast rashes are usually very red, itchy, and spread with "satellite" small red bumps away from the rash center. Good luck. ...Read more
My son has small red circular rashes appearing on his body. Now im finding tgem on his scalp. They have a scabby top that flakes off. Is this fungal?
Flaky rash: It could be fungal and on scalp may not respond to a topical treatment so see a doctor for this ...Read more
Maybe: Use inside the mouth is not recommended. If you are referring to the corners of your lips (oral commissure), then that may be a condition called perleche. Antifungal creams such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) may help, but Lamisil (terbinafine) probably will not as it does not treat yeast very well. ...Read more
Intraoral zoster is uncommon, but may produce a sharp unilateral distribution (trigeminal v3) of lesions. No intraoral prodromal symptoms occur. The lesion is very similar to herpes virus infections.
See your dentist for further investigation. ...Read more
Dr faust 1 tbsp manuka honey 16+ by mouth can be cause rashes in 6 year old? Thanks for all the advice & support.
Pollen allergy?: Manuka honey is tested and must have manuka pollen: the bees feed on one particular type of flower in new zealand and australia. If someone gets a rash whenever they eat this honey it would make me think of a pollen allergy or a an allergy to one of the unique phytochemicals found naturally in that honey. If you want to keep giving that honey, you may want to consult with an allergist. ...Read more
Hi, I have some type of infection around my mouth, it starded in the corner and is spreading, im not sure what it is, maybe fungal?
Yes, perhaps: See your dentist, primary care physician or a dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I woke up yesterday morning with what looked like 7 ring worn rashes on my upper chest and shoulders, anti fungal cream used and this morningmore rash?
See a doctor: You may need to see a doctor today, since the symptoms are worsening. The topical antifungal may work for ringworms infection. Not for any other type of rash. ...Read more
Seen rashes under my tongue on the mouth floor on one side. No pain but a bit of irritation. What is it? Something serious?
See Dentist: This could be a multiple of things and needs to be viewed by a Dentist to evaluate and determine the proper pathway to follow. ...Read more
Fungal skin infection. What creams are as good as or better than daktacort. My rashes seem to have got worse rapidly?
Med not the problem?: There are dozens of alternative antifungal preparations. However, often failure is due to problem with the medication reaching the fungus rather than which antifungal med used. You may do better with cream than ointment; you may need 3 or 4 times a day instead of twice; the problem may be something more than just a fungus. If initial therapy fails, best to ask pharmacist or doctor for recommend. ...Read more
My 2.5 years old toddler has red rashes around her mouth like very dry red patches, what causes it, could it be the wind?
Could be...: While irritation from wind could be one cause or an additional irritant, in that age group peri-oral dermatitis (rash around the mouth) is most often caused by her licking around the lips and mouth. It even has a doctor name called "lip-lickers dermatitis. Sometimes moisturizers such as vaseline or lip balm put right on the skin can be helpful. Encourage her not to lick around lips. ...Read more
What could cause red rashes and small breakouts around mouth, cheeks and also on the body on a one year old child, and what would it be called?
My grandma has a mouth sore inside her cheeks, it is round & pinkish white in color, she's taking up anti fungal meds and cream and it doesn't work.
See a doctor: Have this examined and diagnosed and treated appropriately. Without seeing it there is no way a doctor could guess at this. ...Read more
Yesterday I was told I have fungal organisms morphologically consistent with candida spp can it be healed and does it pass through the mouth? Thankyou
Candida: This is a common yeast present in almost all human beings gut. Development of vaginitis with this yeast-like fungus is inordinately common, but may be increased in persons with diabetes, immune deficiencies, on antibiotics or steroids, etc. And of course completely normal individuals can also get these infections. ...Read more
My baby is 6 months old. After giving cerelac he get rashes all around the mouth. It disappears after 10 minutes. What is the reason for that rashes? He
Mgt: He may have a contact reaction. Are there any other areas affected? Please follow up with your pediatrician. ...Read more
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
Can high histamine lvls cause skin to slough off dead skin around the mouth area? Not psoriasis, fungal, or bacterial but skin flakes everyday.
Baby is allergic to cooked chayote, face and mouth rashes and itchiness. Is it common? What are causing allergens and things he may be a allergic to?
I have mildly red + flaky rashes around the mouth and nose-crease area. I don't know how they appeared. Would Mederma help reduce the symptoms at all?
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?
Is my 3yr skin rashes coming form daycare? She gets a rash around her mouth with little splits in the corners first, then eventually all over her body, her mouth and bottom seem affected the most. She used my chap stick once and I got a split in the corne
This may be a condition called hand, foot, mouth disease, which is a mild, contagious viral infection common in young children. It presents with sores in the mouth and a rash on the hands and feet. Other areas of the body can be affected as well, including the buttocks which you mentioned. There is no specific treatment for this condition, as it usually resolves in 1-2 weeks. Your child's pediatrician will be able to tell you if this is what your child is dealing with, or if there is another cause. In the meantime make sure your child's day care practice good hygiene and isolates sick children.
Take care. ...Read more
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