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How Do I Treat Fungal Skin Infections While Pregnant
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Fungal infections: Doctor will recommend tuopic antifungal agents.Get a more detailed answer ›
Same as w/o: your period - except it may be better to use a pad because each time a tampon is removed it can also remove some of the anti-fungal cream that is in the vagina. Take care. ...Read more
Vaginal yeast: Nuvaring won't cause yeast, but any vaginal manipulation could trigger it -- for example, if your ring was recently inserted. There are several effective over the counter vaginal meds for yeast. Look for active ingredient ending in "azole". All work well; choose based on cost and convenience. But get care first if any doubt about the diagnosis. For example, vaginal discharge usually isn't yeast. ...Read more
Topical: If you really need to do anything, a topical solution would be your best option. No nail treatment will work fast. Usually takes 7-9 months to see results... ...Read more
Skin yeast: Topical anti fungal creams and ointments.Get a more detailed answer ›
Fungal spores: Do not wash out in the laundry or are killed by the heat of the drier, and they live for 30 days, so any treatment needs to last for at least 30 days to prevent recurrence. Even then, people who seem to be prone to fungal infections tend to keep getting reinfected. Skin fungi can be treated by topicals; nail fungus need oral medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yeast in feet: You need to go on a low carb diet if your kidneys are healthy. If it is a skin infection, there are topical meds that can eradicate the current infection. If it is a recurrent infection, then you would need a functional medicine evaluation to determine the reason(s) for the chronic infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yeast infection: I assume it is vaginal. There are OTC preparations (clotrimazole).Take oral probiotics/ yogurt to prevent . If not vaginal (can have it in mouth or GI tract) will need evaluation. Though vaginal yeast infections are common would check for diabetes. In any case going to an urgent care/doctor may be helpful ...Read more
Pregnancy and fungus: Pregnancy must be taken into account while being treated for a nail fungus. Start soaking the feet in warm water with some white vinegar for twenty minutes per day. Scrub your nails with a soft tooth brush after soaking to remove any debris. Do not begin any oral medications until the pregnancy is completed. Do not take any oral medications while nursing. There are no real cure for fungus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I prevent skin infections, naturally? I find that I am prone to skin infections like ringworm, athlete's foot, infected hair folicles. What are some holistic methods of prevention?
Yeast: There are several over the counter preparations that are highly effective, and your local pharmacist can direct you to these ...Read more
Acne w pregnancy: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more
I am prone to yeast infections, will taking tioconazole without being positive its a yeast infection cause harm? Should i take it?
Tx: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work ? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal). ...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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