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How fungus entering into human body? And making thrush like disease?

How fungus entering into human body? And making thrush like disease?

Candida: Thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by the candida. Vaginal yeast infections is another option. The fungus (candida) is always present in the body in a balanced proportion. However, stress, medication and certain disease can disturb the balance causing thrush. ...Read more

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Fungus (Definition)

Consisting of a florid overgrowth due to exposure to ...Read more


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What is trichophyton rubrum how is the fungus transmitted to humans?

What is trichophyton rubrum how is the fungus transmitted to humans?

Trichophyton: Fungal transmission occurs through direct contact with infected persons, animals, soil or fomites. Depending on their habitat, dermatophytes are described as anthropophilic (human), zoophilic (animal) or geophilic (soil). Anthropophilic dermatophytes are the most common sources of tinea infections, but zoophilic sources should be identified (if possible) and treated to prevent human reinfection. ...Read more

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How long can a foot fungus last outside of the human body?

How long can a foot fungus last outside of the human body?

Fungus has spores: Spores are like tiny seeds, inert until conditions become favorable for growing into fungus. Spores are extremely difficult, and for all practical consideration, impossible to fully eradicate. They can survive for hundreds of years. ...Read more

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What happens if a person or child was in close proximity of human excrement and fungus/mold (with no way to avoid it), what diseases would be developed?

What happens if a person or child was in close proximity of human excrement and fungus/mold (with no way to avoid it), what diseases would be developed?

Cannot say: without knowing the source of the human excrement (ie healthy or sick individual) or the nature of the fungus, mold. The degree of closeness is also a factor as is the duration. ...Read more

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Fungus on my behind?

Fungus on my behind?

Treat and Evaluate: Most fungal infections of the skin respond to 10 days of treatment with over-the-counter anti-fungal creams. The question is why do you have that type of infection there. If the infection doesn't respond or is getting worse, you need to be seen by an internist or a dermatologist. Diabetes may predispose one to such infections, so if the infection persisits or recurs, you should be tested for that. ...Read more

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Skin fungus worries ?

Skin fungus worries
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Don't worry: Be happy. There are lots of easy treatments for a skin fungus. See a dermatologist! ...Read more

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How can u cure skin fungus?

How can u cure skin fungus?

Medicine: Depending on the type of fungus, topical creams or ointments or oral medicine can cure skin fungus. ...Read more

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What is fungus? How common is it?

An organism: Fungus is a type of organism that usually grows in moist environments. Rarely it can cause disease especially in people with depressed immune systems. People can become allergic to them. Most commonly they cause no problems. One type of fungus is the source of penicillin. ...Read more

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How to remove face skin fungus....

How to remove face skin fungus....

First make sure that: is what you have. There are many kinds of rashes that are wrongly mistaken for fungus (eczema, pityriasis alba), so see your dermatologist for correct diagnosis and correct treatment ...Read more

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What are the signs of a skin fungus?

Scaly & itchy skin: Dry scaly itchy skin is usually associated with skin fungal infections. In some cases, there may be small blister like lesions with some yellowish fluid. There are many conditions with similar symptoms. Please have your doctor take a look for a clear diagnosis. ...Read more