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How long does a skin fungus rash usually last?

How long does a skin fungus rash usually last?

A long time: The most common problem with a fungal infection is that people undertreat it. Even after the rash appears to have gone, you should continue to apply your medication for about two more weeks. Fungi can live very deep in the six and you want to treat the rash ideally for one complete skin cycle, which is six weeks. ...Read more

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Fungus (Definition)

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


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How long does it take for an skin fungus to clear up?

How long does it take for an skin fungus to clear up?

Varies: This will vary with the causative fungus, severity of infection, location, type of treatment, immune statue of the patient and other factors. ...Read more

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For how long can I use ketaconozole gel 2% on my skin fungus?

For how long can I use ketaconozole gel 2% on my skin fungus?

2-4 weeks: Ketoconazole gel is used for 2-4 weeks, depending upon what is being treated. ...Read more

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How long does toenail fungus last ?

How long does toenail fungus last ?

Fungi spread by: Spores, which are everywhere. They don't wash out in the laundry or are killed in the drier. While it's entirely possible to clear up a toenail fungus with proper treatment, people who are susceptible to fungal infections tend to get re-infected, no differently than people who are prone to strep throats that keep getting them. Without treatment, the fungus never really goes away. ...Read more

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How long after starting to use ketoconazole shampoo will it take before the fungus is no longer visible on the skin?

How long after starting to use ketoconazole shampoo will it take before the fungus is no longer visible on the skin?

Depends: But, generally, if the medicine is working, initial results ahold be seen within 3 weeks as the skin takes 18-21 days to regenerate from the bottom layer to the top. ...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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Do I have a foot fungus ? How can I get rid of dead peeling skin on my feet ? I have very dry feet, the skin on the bottom of my feet have been peeling for as long as i can remember, i tried using a pumice stone, soaking them, getting a pedicure, but noth

Do I have a foot fungus ? How can I get rid of dead peeling skin on my feet ? I have very dry feet, the skin on the bottom of my feet have been peeling for as long as i can remember, i tried using a pumice stone, soaking them, getting a pedicure, but noth

There : There are several conditions that can cause peeling of the skin on your feet. Any process that triggers rapid renewal of the epidermis on your feet will contribute to thickened, peeling skin; in many cases this problem is merely due to an occupation that demands a lot of walking or standing. Your doctor can readily diagnose a fungal infection by obtaining a skin scraping and examining it under a microscope. If this doesn't reveal the cause of your peeling, he/she can investigate for other potential causes (circulation problems, dyshidrosis, ichthyosis, autoimmune disorders, etc.). If you haven't seen your doctor about this issue yet, i recommend you do so. ...Read more

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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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Skin fungus worries ?

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