Fungus around nose - Doctor answers
If you touch a foot with athletes foot and then you happened to touch your nose, could you get the fungus in the nose, are the lungs at risk?
I am suffering from fungus infection on my face....actually my nose affected by red mark....itching also.....please Sir give me treatment's solution.
Fungus-type smell in nose and breath, some red spots on body. Tried oral diflucan (fluconazole) one day pill and cream. Thought was gone, came back. What to do?
I have big itching rush around my lips and nose bit with bubbles small ones sort of fungi infection and don't know what to do?
See a dermatologist: You should have the rash evaluated, preferably by a dermatologist or your family doctor. ...Read more
I got red very itching rush around my lips and nose sort of fungi infection what can I do doc gave me Nizoral (ketoconazole) 2% but it's not getting better?
Perioral Dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis (pod) is a chronic papulopustular and eczematous facial dermatitis. It mostly occurs in women and children. The clinical and histologic features of the perioral dermatitis lesions resemble those of rosacea. Patients require systemic and/or topical treatment, an evaluation of the underlying factors, and reassurance. Oral antibiotics and topicals like sodium sulfacetamide help. ...Read more
My 28 month old son has an apparent fungus in his head which caused some of his hair to fall off leaving a patch what meds can I use?
Needs prescription: He needs to see his doctor and will need prescription medicine called griseofunvin and an anti fungal shampoo. So make an appt with the pediatrician. ...Read more
Is head fungus contagious? What if you sit in the same spot as the person with head fungus sat? Will you still get head fungus? Is it extremely contagious? Please help!
Oral medicine: Tinea capitis is the name of the most common fungal infection that children get on the scalp. A common way to get it is by close contact with another person, and especially sharing hairbrushes, barettes, hair rollers, hats, etc. There is also a form that is transmitted by pets (cats and dogs.) it is treated by taking an oral prescription medicine (pills or liquid) for up to 6-12 weeks. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for reuccaring back head fungus that won't respond to creams or tablets?
I have this itchy flaky stuff on my head and can't get rid of it I was told its fungus how do I get rid of it its thick and bothersome?
Needs evaluation: You will need confirmation of the scalp fungus by a physician & likely require several weeks or months of oral medication to eliminate it if confirmed. Topical anti-fungal & shampoos can reduce some of the process, but the fungus gets down in the hair root & must be killed through the blood supply of the hair & scalp. ...Read more
How to cure the fungus and psoriasis on the head? Pls advice the name of External lotion /medicine /shampoo
Try: This: coconut oil with sea salt, apply and later wash with herbal tree shampoo. ...Read more
There is fungus and dandruff in my head and and causes of hair fall. How I recover my hairs again, please suggest me any good and safe way.
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Inflammatory: Nasal polyps are fluids filled sacs that grow in the nose and sinuses and are most often caused by airborne allergens or aspirin allergy. The may need surgery. They are not usually caused by fungus and can sometimes be made to shrink by use of an intranasal steroid like Flonase or Nasacort (triamcinolone). ...Read more
Scalp fungus area behind my head hair looks like it won't grow someone pointed out it could b stress or fungus.
In-person visit: Your best information would come from either your primary care physician or possibly a dermatologist looking at the area you're concerned about. ...Read more
I have a few bumps on my head that hurt, mosquito bite sized. I had a fungus (forget medical name) on my back recently. What is it? Treatment option?
My brother has head fungus but it doesn't look like ringworm. It looks like red patches in random shapes. Is it contagious? How do I avoid it forever
Tinea capitis: If your brother is being treated properly with oral & local antifungal medications, he should not be contagious after 48 hrs of starting the treatment, don't share towels & sheets, his should be washed in hot water, dried in dryer, & if possible ironed. I hope that answer your questions. Good luck. ...Read more