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Are antifungal medications safe for my unborn child?

Are antifungal medications safe for my unborn child?

No clear info: The majority of oral antifungal agents are classified as having undetermined risk for pregnancy. There are either no studies on human fetal effect or some animal studies suggesting problems. Topical medications are less likely to be absorbed at a level wherer fetal effect could be seen. To minimize risk if truely needed, use oral after the first trimester. ...Read more

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Can antifungal medication help allergic aspergillosis?

Can antifungal medication help allergic aspergillosis?

Yes: Yes but the mainstay of treatment are steroids to treat the allergic component. ...Read more

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I have jock itch i have been using antifungal medication for a lil over a week its has gotten a lot better my is it still contagious?

I have jock itch i have been using antifungal medication for a lil over a week its has gotten a lot better my is it still contagious?

May be contagious.: It may be transmitted through skin or sexual contact, sharing of swimwear, or towels. It is possible to transmit fungal jock itch to someone else through close skin contact ...Read more

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Can endocarditis caused by aspergillus be treated by antifungal medication?

No: Voriconizole is used initially but surgical valve replacement is mandatory for survival.

See:
http://130.88.242.202/medicine/aspergillus/dropbox/aspergillus_website/aspergillus-web/articlesoverflow/22086858. Pdf. ...Read more

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Pls can u advice of name of an antifungal medication for lungs that doesn't ve risk to liver or has no serious side effects and the duration for its use?

Pls can u advice of name of an antifungal medication for lungs that doesn't ve risk to liver or has no serious side effects and the duration for its use?

Systemic anti-fungal: If you have a fungal lung infection, you should be talking with your doctor, not searching online. This is a dangerous infection and should not be taken lightly. ...Read more

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Pls can u give me names of some of broadspectrum antifungal medications used for chest granuloma, and or nodule caused by such infection, thanks?

Pls can u give me names of some of broadspectrum antifungal medications used for chest granuloma, and or nodule caused by such infection, thanks?

Here you go ....: The major anti-fungal medications that we use for systemic disease include amphotericin, itraconazole, difluconazole but there also some newer azoles ... ...Read more

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My father is suffering from pt. Versicolor infection he with brown marks on skin he is taking antifungal medication d marks r gone but white marks r lf?

My father is suffering from pt. Versicolor infection he with brown marks on skin he is taking antifungal medication d marks r gone but white marks r lf?

Tinea versicolor: The skin changes that occur with tinea versicolor can take a long time to change back to normal color. Limited sun exposure can sometimes help but mostly it needs time. The skin needs to recycle and new skin develop before the color change goes back to normal. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of kidney failure with my antifungal medication amphotericin b?

What is the likelihood of kidney failure with my antifungal medication amphotericin b?

It is possible?: Nephrotoxicity is a major adverse effect of treatment with amb, reportedly causing some degree of renal impairment in >80% of treated patients [4]. Renal function impairment may be reversible after cessation of treatment with amb and, sometimes, despite continued therapy, possibly as a result of tissue. ...Read more

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Is any oral antifungal medication exist for yeast overgrowth on scalp seb der and for candidiasis which has no side effect???

Is any oral antifungal medication exist for yeast overgrowth on scalp seb der and for candidiasis which has no side effect???

Oral agents: Yes but first of all you should exhaust the topical remedies. Have you tried t gel shampoo. This is usually very effective. There is diflucan (fluconazole) the oral agent. This should work well for you if all else fails. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have non-itching red flaky areas growing in size around my mouth. Seborrhea medication makes it worse, and antifungals don't work. How can I treat?

I have non-itching red flaky areas growing in size around my mouth. Seborrhea medication makes it worse, and antifungals don't work. How can I treat?

Perioral Dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis (pod) is a chronic papulopustular and eczematous facial dermatitis. It mostly occurs in women and children. The clinical and histologic features of the perioral dermatitis lesions resemble those of rosacea. Patients require oral antibiotics and/or topical treatment, an evaluation of the underlying factors, and reassurance. ...Read more

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Can antifungal medications increase the chance of secondary bacterial infections and sepsis?

Can antifungal medications increase the chance of secondary bacterial infections and sepsis?

Unlikely: Fungal infections usually occur in immunocompromised people who are already at risk for bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Haven't had a normal bowel movement for months and now have yeast infection and taking antifungal medication?

Yeast infection: These two entities are probably unrelated. If you have another question it is not clear from your input. Rephrase if necessary. ...Read more

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Will it go away on its own or do I need antifungal drugs?

Using this site: To get the most from this site you need to give background information on an issue and then ask a related question. Since you didn't provide any indication about what you are treating, no answer is possible. You are welcome to start over, Your posts are not linked, so each must be complete. ...Read more

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Advice on persistent thrash, even after taking antifungal drugs?

Advice on persistent thrash, even after taking antifungal drugs?

Thrush: Thrush is a yeast infection which although quite common, is transient in most cases. Often, we see it not only in the mouth in antibiotic takers, but at the corners of the mouth in patients who have certain jaw structures. Be aware however that it can be this symptom of many other conditions including immune suppression. Be sure to check with your dermatologist or infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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Antifungal drugs safe in pregnancy?

Antifungal drugs safe in pregnancy?

I would not : Recommend taking or using any medication during pregnancy that is absolutely not necessary. If a fungal infection is present and causing an issue or endangering the baby then if played by your obygyn I would use it....Otherwise, would not. ...Read more

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What is the best antifungal drugs to treat candida albican?

What is the best antifungal drugs to treat candida albican?

Drugs: Most anti fungals work well. I like diflucan (fluconazole) 150mg every 7 days for 2 doses as it is simple and works well. All the best. ...Read more

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I was curious if antifungal drugs cause another yeast infection?

Doubt it: Yeast infections are treated with antifungal medications — so I doubt it. ...Read more

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I have got something growing on my leg. It itches and grow as well. I was at the hospital but the antifungal drug I was given didn't make it go.

I have got something growing on my leg. It itches and grow as well. I was at the hospital but the antifungal drug I was given didn't make it go.

Re-evaluate/ refer: The initial diagnosis needs to be reassessed- tell your doctor of your persistent symptoms so that they can either re-evaluate the diagnosis or else, refer you to a specialist (infectious diseases specialist or a dermatologist) to help figure out what you have. Good luck! ...Read more

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Diagnosed with helicobacter pilory, doctor prescribed amoxicillin 1gx2 day, I wonder if I need antifungal drugs also?

Diagnosed with helicobacter pilory, doctor prescribed amoxicillin 1gx2 day, I wonder if I need antifungal drugs also?

Not for h Pylori: Taking an oral antifungal while on antibiotic therapy is an option if you are prone to yeast infections. Speak to your gastroenterologist if you require a prescription for an antifungal following antibiotic therapy. I also think you mean to say you are taking 1gm twice a day. Duration of therapy has shown better results with duration of 14 days. In conjunction with a proton pump inhibitor. ...Read more

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My pap smear result was ok. I have been itching for a year now. Having sleepless nights. Had taken antifungal cream. Pls help. Could it be folliculities?

My pap smear result was ok. I have been itching for a year now. Having sleepless nights. Had taken antifungal cream. Pls help. Could it be folliculities?

Vaginitis: There are many causes of vaginitis that are not a yeast infection: bacterial vaginitis, allergic reaction, desquamative vaginitis, contact, vaginitis ... To name a few. See your gynecologist. ...Read more