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Doctor insights on: Microsporum Gypseum

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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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Skin itch ?

Skin itch ?

Rash?: Is there anaccompaning rash? Isolated itching can be from the outside dry skin, cold, exercise or an irritation. From the inside due to medications, renal, or liver issues. Hydrocortisone cream, saran lotion, calamine, aloe vera can all offer temporary reilef. Need more info for a more specific answer. ...Read more

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Do aks itch?

Do aks itch?

Not usually: If you are having itching or the aks are spreading, consult your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is drugs bad?

Is drugs bad?

Depends!: Medications are neither inherently good nor bad. It's the (intent of) use that can make something "bad". Improper use, improper dose, improper frequency, improper route of administration can all make any "good" drug bad. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) used to lower blood pressure is a "bad" drug to lower cholesterol or cure strep throat b/c it does neither. Yet, it's a great drug for hypertension. Talk to your familydoc. ...Read more

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