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How to get rid of fungal infection on feet? And its causes. Why it occurs?

How to get rid of fungal infection on feet? And its causes. Why it occurs?

Can be difficult: Need to confirm fungal infection as other types of rashes can appear similarly. Athletes foot can respond well to over the counter antifungal sprays/ointments. If severe, an oral antifungal could be necessary. Usually exposure to fungus and dark/moist environment is enough to produce infection in a healthy person. Some people (diabetics for example) may be prone. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Infection (Definition)

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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How can I get rid of fungal infections on skin?

How can I get rid of fungal infections on skin?

There are: Topical anti-fungal creams that can be used. ...Read more

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Anyone know how can I get rid of fungal infections, athletes' foot, and the like?

Anyone know how can I get rid of fungal infections, athletes' foot, and the like?

Lamisil (terbinafine): Lamisil (terbinafine) at is a good antifungal to treat athlete's feet. Use it as directed on the label and most get good results. If you do this and the problem persists, you may need to see a podiatrist or dermatologist.

Keep in mind that because you cure an episode of athlete's foot you are not immune to reinfection. Keeping your feet clean and dry: using foot powders, rotating shoes, etc can reduce this. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use hydrogen peroxide cleansing to get rid of fungal infections?

Is it safe to use hydrogen peroxide cleansing to get rid of fungal infections?

Safe but will not...: You still need antifungal cream or medicine to get rid of fungal infection. ...Read more

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Hello! I have fungal infection disease. I am taking tyza tablets to get rid of it but when I stopped taking it's start again.

Hello! I have fungal infection disease. I am taking tyza tablets to get rid of it but when I stopped taking it's start again.

Fungus: Hello! I have fungal infection disease. I am taking tyza tablets to get rid of it but when I stopped taking it's start again. ANS: need more information. Like where? Feet, pubic area, vagina, hair, nails, lungs?
Can get 2nd opinion from me. I am an Internist and can help clarify. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a fungal infection on my nails?

How can I get rid of a fungal infection on my nails?

Pills or creams: Oral antifungals work best. Creams and lacquers do not work very well. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this rash from a fungal infection?

How can I get rid of this rash from a fungal infection?

Multiple ways: First you need to make sure it is a fungal rash, a dermatologist can take a scraping and examine it. They can also then prescribe adequate medications to treat the rash once a proper diagnosis is made. ...Read more

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Can I get rid of my foot fungal infection?

Can I get rid of my foot fungal infection?

Yes: See a podiatrist. Oral medication really help with foot fungus. Topical meds help as well but if the nails are infected then you will need something more than topicals. ...Read more

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What would you do to get rid of a fungal infection?

Fungal infection: It depends where it is located and what type of fungus is causing the infection. There are both topical and systemic medications that can be used to cure a fungal infection. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a fungal infection in between my toes?

See below: Clean with soap and water and apply a topical antifungal medication. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me if I will ever get rid of my foot fungal infection please help?

Yes: Hygiene, wearing dry clean socks, cleaning tennis shoes/ sneakers regularly and not letting your feet stay moist for long period of time with topical antifungal can definitly help. Still consulting a dermatologist will help more. ...Read more

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I treated a groin fungal infection a few years ago that left me with skin discoloration in the same area. How do I get rid of this discoloration?

I treated a groin fungal infection a few years ago that left me with skin discoloration in the same area. How do I get rid of this discoloration?

Erythrasma?: Could be erythrasma which is a common cause of groin rash in men and which is often mistaken for a fungal infection. Treatment is simple, with antiseptics or antibiotics. Suggest see your GP to check exactly what's going on.

More info on this link https://www. Dermnetnz. Org/topics/erythrasma ...Read more

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Derma give duracan and elica m for my fungal infection. Pls help me to get rid of this. I think its a ring worm. Can I get this thru water? Thnku

Yes: Humidity can cause fungal infection. ringworm is like a ring. Elica is only for itching not for treatment. One dose of oral duracan may be enough but follow ur derm md advice. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a fungal infection on toenail? Is there any proven home remedies?

How do you get rid of a fungal infection on toenail? Is there any proven home remedies?

Many ways...: Topical solutions, oral medications, laser treatments, surgical removal, homeopathic remedies, etc. The most used treatment is oral Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets once daily for 90 days. See a podiatrist for what may be best for your specific needs and expectations. Tea tree oil is one of the home remedies that has been shown to work and some have tried Vicks vaporub. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use mycoster powder in conjunction with daktarin cream, to get rid of a fungal infection in the groin area. I will apply one every 12hrs?

Safe: But makes no sense. They do the same thing. Using 2 of them is not more effective than using 1 alone. "Fungal" infection might be candida {yeast}, intertrigo, or tinea cruris. Either of these therapies might be effective for any of these conditions. Best results may require a more precise diagnosis with understanding about the cause. Sometimes "fungus in groin" is actually psoriasis or seborrheic ...Read more

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I have fungal infection between my foot fingers since a very long time. It causes a lot of itching. What should I do to get rid of it?

I have fungal infection between my foot fingers since a very long time. It causes a lot of itching. What should I do to get rid of it?

Athlete's foot: Most cases of can be cured with over-the-counter antifungal products and basic good hygiene. Wash and dry your feet every morning and evening, change socks daily, and don't wear the same shoes day after day to allow them time to dry completely before wearing again. Sprinkle antifungal powder on feet and in your shoes daily. Antifungal creams, spray and powders should be used for several weeks. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a fungal infection on my penis? The doctor gave me athletes foot cream would that help? Can you suggest more things?

Follow your doctor: You have been checked by the doctor and given antifungal cream, use it if does not get better than follow with your doctor. There are many antifungal creams and most are effective for fungal infections of all kind. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use mupirocin from time to time to get rid of bacterial/fungal infections between your toes? (It's the only thing that seems to work.)

Is it safe to use mupirocin from time to time to get rid of bacterial/fungal infections between your toes? (It's the only thing that seems to work.)

Bacteria or Fungus..: If it seems to be working then good for you. Mupirocin is an antibacterial medication. That means that is has no effect of fungal infections. You can use a topical anti fungal in conjunction with the mupirocin for optimum effect. Thank you for using Healthtap. ...Read more

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How to prevent dandruff in my scalp and dryness in my hair? What's the treatment for fungal infection in my private area? Would this fungus spread?

How to prevent dandruff in my scalp and dryness in my hair? What's the treatment for fungal infection in my private area? Would this fungus spread?

See below: For dandruff; you can control it with frequent hair washing, it will become less of a problem as you age. For fungal infection in private parts, there are medications available without prescription. You may ask a pharmacist and consult this site for suggestions.
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm-of-the-skin-home-treatment ...Read more

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Dry & flaky skin on penis head and shaft after unprotected vaginal sex. Irritation or maybe STI or fungal infection? Suggested treatment if fungal?

Yes: It could be any number of things, but yes, those three diagnoses are included. Fungal infection can be treated with the same topical creams used in vaginal yeast infections. See your doctor to get evaluated for the others. ...Read more

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My 3 years old girl has got fungal infection on face and body, how do treat this?

Oral or topical: Fungal infections can be treated with either oral or topical anti-fungal medications. The decision on which is most appropriate depends on areas involved as well as other medical conditions. Your doctor should be able to help choose the best option for your daughter. ...Read more

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My 3 years old girl has got fungal infection on face and body, how do treat this?

My 3 years old girl has got fungal infection on face and body, how do treat this?

A fungus among us: If the fungal rash is on her skin (not scalp)., you can try using an over the counter antifungal cream. One brand is called lotrimin (clotrimazole) af. You apply the cream twice a day until the rash resolves plus 3-4 more days. If not improving, seek medical atttention. ...Read more

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Can I use powders and drying agents on my skin to prevent fungal infections?

Can I use powders and drying agents on my skin to prevent fungal infections?

Fungus & moisture: Fungus like warm moist environments. Areas with skin-on-skin contact (the folds of your body, armpits, groin, under breasts, etc) or increased sweating are more prone to fungal infections than drier skin areas. Drying agents, like powders, can help prevent many fungal infections by minimizing the moist environment they prefer. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have been undergoing treatment for skin fungal infection but without any result.?

What do you suggest if I have been undergoing treatment for skin fungal infection but without any result.?

Skin fungal infx: I would ask you first how compliant and how long you have been using the medication. It is not uncommon for the meds to take up to 4-6 months to completely eradicate the infection. If you are a couple of months into treatment and have been using the medicine exactly as prescribed, then I would consider an oral mediation for you after scrapings have been done for culture to identify the exact fungus ...Read more

Dr. Michael Dugan
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