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What are the treatments of fungal infection in children?

What are the treatments of fungal infection in children?

Where?: To get the most from this site you need to appropriate provide background information & ask a clear related question. A kid could get a fungal infection on their skin, scalp, in their blood, lungs, sinuses or brain. Each would be approached differently. You are welcome to start over & be more specific. Your posts are not linked & go out to the site at random. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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What diet I shouldn't take in oral fungal infections?

What diet I shouldn't take in oral fungal infections?

Soft n Non Spicy: Avoid spicy foods as exposure to spices may lead to exageration of burning sensation. There is no dietary cure for the condition, see a dentist and get antifungal rx may be cream, ointment, powder, lozenges or mouth risnes.
For specific foods:
a good resource can be found at
http://www. Thecandidadiet. Com/candida-diet. Htm. ...Read more

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I am suffering from fungal infections and cannot take oral medicines. What can I do?

I am suffering from fungal infections and cannot take oral medicines. What can I do?

Fungal infection: Depending on where your infection is ; topical anti-fungals have improved over the years. There are many to try. However, two things: One, make sure you actually have a fungal infection by proving with a skin culture. Two, make certain that the treatment is appropriate for the organism causing the infection. ...Read more

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What diet l should take in oral fungal infections?

What diet l should take in oral fungal infections?

See below: There is not a special diet. Although, eating more yogurt would not hurt. ...Read more

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Is penis fungal infection contageous through oral sex?

Is penis fungal infection contageous through oral sex?

Yes: If you have a yeast infection on your penis, it is conceivable that it could be given through oral sex, especially if the other person has some underlying susceptibility to the fungus, be it diabetes, hiv, or other immune dysfunction. ...Read more

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I have dermatitis the fungal infection and won't go away with the antifungal creams I was given. What is the be best otc med (preferably oral form)?

I have dermatitis the fungal infection and won't go away with the antifungal creams I was given. What is the be best otc med (preferably oral form)?

Diagnosis: I would begin with making sure the diagnosis is correct. It may not be a fungal infection if you are not getting better. I recommend having it reevaluated. ...Read more

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Finger nail fungal infection. Taken oral Lamisil (terbinafine) for 1 week. How do I know if the med is working? Any changes I should see on my nails?

Finger nail fungal infection. Taken oral Lamisil (terbinafine) for 1 week. How do I know if the med is working? Any changes I should see on my nails?

Fungal infection: A week is pretty soon to see much change. It depends on how quickly your nails grow and how infected they are. Your prescribing physician can help you best ...Read more

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Both positive for oral gonorrhoea, not on gentials. No oral sex on its own. I had bacterial and fungal infections on throat. So from him or false +?

Both positive for oral gonorrhoea, not on gentials. No oral sex on its own. I had bacterial and fungal infections on throat. So from him or false +?

Here are some...: Asking the ordering doc is the most direct way to have answer to this Q. But clinically if having no significant symptoms especially no fever or general tiredness, it is logical to repeat culture as soon as possible or just empirically treated for both. Certainly, the reported scenario is not an every-day case. How to Handle Sickness? To http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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For 6 days I have been treated with oral Flucanasol for fungal infection - started under picc line dressing. Now L arm aches with Left jaw & ear pain?

For 6 days I have been treated with oral Flucanasol for fungal infection - started under picc line dressing. Now L arm aches with Left jaw & ear pain?

Get medical help: Is your arm, jaw and ear pain on the left side? The pain you are having may be due to blood clots that occurred due to PICC line. It is also possible that you developed vein infection called phlebitis. At any rate you need to see a doctor quickly. ...Read more

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Iam male received oral and rubbing 95% of time was protected there were fungal infection and some scratches on thigh and testicles, after 50 days hiv ab/ag negative result took 24 hours only, is it accurate or it was rushed with cheap testing method?

Iam male received oral and rubbing 95% of time was protected there were fungal infection and some scratches on thigh and testicles, after 50 days hiv ab/ag negative result took 24 hours only, is it accurate or it was rushed with cheap testing method?

Low risk, valid test: There is no such thing as a "cheap" Ag/Ab test that is less reliable than others. And all the HIV blood tests are highly automated; they are almost impossible to screw up by lab error. Anyway, you had a zero risk exposure. You definitely did not catch HIV. ...Read more

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Could oral thrush or fungal infection in mouth cause bad breath?

Could oral thrush or fungal infection in mouth cause bad breath?

YES...,: It hurts, gives an uneasy sensation in the mouth. Treatment is simple. There are many other causes of bad breath, e.g. Poor oral hygiene, less fluid intake, sinusitis, strep/viral pharyngitis, tonsillitis, unhealthy gums, gingivitis, dental caries/cavities, crowded teeth, stomach infection (h. Pylori), etc. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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After using a flavored condom on my penis to get a bit or oral & vaginal sex, got a bladder & fungal infection. Why? Is my immune system weak?

After using a flavored condom on my penis to get a bit or oral & vaginal sex, got a bladder & fungal infection. Why? Is my immune system weak?

Contact allergy?: Good morning, you are likely allergic to one of the components used. Avoid them. Having an allergic reaction to contact allergens does not suggest that there is anything wrong with your immune system: it is telling that the substance in it is not suitable for you. That is what your immune system is supposed to do. ...Read more

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Can I put ketoconazole on a fungal infection?

Generally yes: Fungal infections of the skin are very common. They are sometimes referred to a 'ring worm', even though worms and not involved. Ketoconazole is a commonly used anti-fungal medication which may be effective. However, topical medications are not effective for scalp infection; an oral medication is needed. See your doctor if the rash persists. ...Read more

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Advice? I need to be rid of a fungal infection?

Fungal infection: Typically, for the majority of people, it is relatively easy to treat 'fungal infections' using both over-the-counter medications, or medications that only we can provide you. However, there are a variety of factors that determine how 'easy' it is to treat including where it is located, your present medical problems and medications that you are presently taking. Thus, follow up with pcp. ...Read more

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Can I get fungal infection by sharing emory board?

Yes.: That is why it is illegal, in many states, for nail salons to reuse emery boards - they are required to throw them out after one use. Never use someone's used emery board. ...Read more

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Can I become re-infected once I've had a fungal infection?

Unfortunately, yes: Yes, it is possible. The skin infections often recur in the same patient. Athlete's foot, for example, is a common type of fungal infection that may occur many times in a patient's life. Other types of fungal infections can occur on multiple occasions as well. They are typically not like a stable virus or bacteria that one can receive a vaccine for. Fortunately most fungal infections are benign. ...Read more

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I have vaginal fungal infection what could be the possible causes?

I have vaginal fungal infection what could be the possible causes?

See below: Factors that disrupt the natural balance of microorganisms that live in the vagina predispose you to this. Examples include: antibiotic use; douches/feminine sprays; scratches in the vagina (from tampons); tight clothing or underwear (hot, moist, irritating); hormonal changes; birth control pills. I assume you are healthy and therefore I will not go into the other more rare causes. ...Read more

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I have regular skin fungal infection, can you please tell me one time solution to stop this?

Depends: If you typically have athlete's foot or jock itch using powders to keep the area dry may help.

If you haven't already, consider talking to your doctor to check to see if you have diabetes if you have a family history for it as this can be associated with fungal infections. ...Read more

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I've got a fungal infection around the back passage how does this happen if I'm very hygienic?

Not sure: One can get a fungal infection in the rectal area if you are an individual that is active and involved in sports. If you sweat a lot it is not uncommon and does not have to do if you are very hygienic as you say. If you are having rectal intercourse this might be one reason. The other thing that comes to mind is if you are a diabetic this might occur. If this continues see your doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of ointment? For fungus? I have 1for inflamations, if I had a fungal infection it would itch right!

What kind of ointment? For fungus? I have 1for inflamations, if I had a fungal infection it would itch right!

Hard to say?: A proper diagnosis is always the most important thing. Otherwise it is just guesswork. Fungal skin infections for the most part will have itching. It can be flat and scaly or raised, red and scaly. It may have a bulls eye appearance or be flat and flaky. A good topical otc anti-fungal is terbinafine (lamisil). If used for a couple of weeks and no progress, you must be seen. Again, guesswork! ...Read more

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I am suffering from fungal infection in my genetial area. The infection keeps spreading, what are it's cures?

I am suffering from fungal infection in my genetial area. The infection keeps spreading, what are it's cures?

Dermatomycoses: This needs to be seen to be properly assessed and managed. Generally superficial fungal skin infections of this nature are managed well with topical antifungal medications, but occasionally may require systemic therapy. See your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a bad skin fungal infection for about a month, barely started medicating correcly. How long will it clear up, and what meds most effective?

Depends: If the fungal infection is tinea - like ringworm and it has been there for a month then the best treatment would likely be topical terbinafine AND oral terbinafine for at least 14 days. If it is in the scalp then treatment takes longer. If it is more of a yeast infection - like jock itch - then fluconazole might be more effective. That would be treated for 2 - 10 days depending on severity. ...Read more

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I have fungal infection on gorin. I consulted dermotologist and used medicines. Infection reduced but not completely. After that I had consulted many?

Call them back: If the medicines worked a bit, then there was some response, suggesting they were on the right track. Often there are escalating forms of treatment, more intense medications, etc. You should contact the doctor who was on the right track, and see what he wants to try next. There might be a stronger medication or a consideration of why this isn't better and something you can do to help. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Dugan
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Fungal Infection (Definition)

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