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Doctor insights on: Microsporum Canis Treatment In Humans

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Microsporum canis cure? tried terfinabine oral for 4 weeks, and dacatarin for 3 weeks. No improvement. It's everywhere and losing hope. Had for 1 year

? the diagnosis: May be something else, have a second or even third opinion, it's your right, but mind you, at times the condition is hard to eradicate, goodluck ...Read more

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Do fungal infections/microsporum canis leave scars? I have dark brown circular like patches (including face) from where the infection was

Do fungal infections/microsporum canis leave scars? I have dark brown circular like patches (including face) from where the infection was

Scars: Yes, fungal infection can leave an area of increased pigmentation that persists for quite a while. There is really nothing that can be done about that, other than covering the area with cosmetics. ...Read more

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Do fungal infections scar? (microsporum canis) had for almost 2 years (misdiagnosed) but treating with glrisefluovin tablets x8 weeks

Do fungal infections scar? (microsporum canis) had for almost 2 years (misdiagnosed) but treating with glrisefluovin tablets x8 weeks

Not generally.: any infection whether it be viral, bacterial or fungal can lead to pigmentary changes after healing. Scarring is unlikely but could be a result of scratching the skin repeatedly due to itching from the infection. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol whilst on griseofulvin? will it affect it's overall effectiveness? (widespread microsporum canis fungal infection)

Can I drink alcohol whilst on griseofulvin? will it affect it's overall effectiveness? (widespread microsporum canis fungal infection)

Potentially toxic: Griseofulvin is a big time CYPT6 inhibitor, and alcohol overrides its metabolism, slowing its metoblism severely, which may cause toxicity. Therefore, I'd avoid alcohol with griseofulvin ...Read more

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I had T1 bladder cancer and I had BCG a treatment. Cani have Schingles vaccine?

I had T1 bladder cancer and I had BCG a treatment. Cani have Schingles vaccine?

Yes.: Ask your doctor, of course, since your particular circumstance may differ...but intravesicular (in the bladder) BCG treatment for superficial bladder cancer does not make shingles vaccine dangerous or ineffective. Your age and medical history put you at enough risk of shingles that a vaccination is beneficial. ...Read more

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Cani get breast imaging if I am pregnant? I am four months pregnant and just found a lump in my breast that needs to be checked out. Are there any tests or treatments I should know about that could hurt my unborn child?

Cani get breast imaging if I am pregnant? I am four months pregnant and just found a lump in my breast that needs to be checked out. Are there any tests or treatments I should know about that could hurt my unborn child?

GET IT CHECKED OUT.: While many women get "bumpy breasts" while pregnant (from developing milk glands) they can also still find cancers. You should absolutely see your obstetrician or family doctor. They could send you for a mammogram (very very low dose to fetus) or ultrasound. ...Read more

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I was bitten really hard by a human. What treatment is required?

I was bitten really hard by a human. What treatment is required?

Human bite: You may require a tetanus shot. The hand is very vulnerable to rapid spread of infection and loss of function. You could require antibiotic treatment. An evaluating physician will be able to provide specific guidance.Signs of infection include: redness, swelling, pus-like drainage, red streaks, increased pain and fever. ...Read more