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Is There A Difference Between Antifungal And Antimicrobial
Soap: Antibacterial soap = antimicrobial soap = antiseptic soap ...Read more
Yes: Antiseptic are used to clean skin and other materials. Antimicrobials are used for treatment of infections. ...Read more
Hi thanks for answering. My GP said it’s not Balanisit and gave me Antifungal Cream, I applied for about 2 months but no difference would you recommend me to se specialist?
Have probably had candida overgrowth for 4 years, just started taking prescription antifungals. How long until I feel a difference?
Yeast infection: Without knowing where and to what extent the Candida is present and what symptoms it is producing it is difficult to answer this. As a general rule, however, response should be very rapid and there should be a discernible difference within days of starting medications. Wish you better soon. ...Read more
Have probably had digestive candida overgrowth for 4 yrs. Started taking prescription antifungals a few days ago. How long until I feel a difference?
Can pityrosporum folliculitis be treated with a low dose of Accutane? I have tried antifungal pills. It made a big difference but still not cured.
Pityrosporum folliculitis: Treatment of pityrosporum folliculitis, must deal with both the yeast overgrowth and any predisposing factors, otherwise the condition will recur. Unfortunately we often either do not know, or cannot correct, all the factors that make one susceptible so the condition has a tendency to return once the anti-yeast treatment is stopped. Isotretinoin is not indicated for tx of this condition. ...Read more
My tongue cycles between having white patches that become orange. It is also inflammed. Antifungals/antimicrobials do not treat it. Help?
Geographic Tongue: You MIGHT have "geographic tongue" (see the photo). Unfortunately, this is what's called a "poorly understood disease." A dentist or primary care provider might be able to give you a topical anesthetic. Also, you should confirm the diagnosis. I'm basing it only on your description, but it is very common. This might help: http://www.aaomp.org/public/docs/geographic-tongue.pdf ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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