Doctor insights on:
Prednisone Fungal Infection
3 days only on prednisone for asthma - 40mg, 20 mg then 10mg. Feel sinus pain and fullness one side. Could prednisone cause sinus infection? Fungal?
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
Sporizole, prednisone & advantan for 5 days for blisters on palm and all cleared up. But 3 days after I stopped its back. Fungal infection or eczema?
Either: Or chemical irritation from something you're putting on your skin. Or something else entirely. Rashes can't be diagnosed accurately without actually being seen. See your doctor, and if it doesn't get better, see a dermatologist.
Can a bad fungal infection cause rash that hurts/tingle/crawly feeling? I thought scabies/derm says allergy. Prednisone made worse, miconazole helping.
Not usual: Since prednisone made it worse, I suspect that your problem may be from an anxiety reaction if there is no visible rash. If there is a rash, then one needs to consider other conditions than allergy (which usually causes itching). This is not likely from a fungal infection however. Get a 2nd opinion if needed.
Possibly: Some fungal infections (tinea, trichosporon...) can be spread by contact or through fomites (objects that may become colonized with the organisms like towels). Handwashing works. Avoid sharing towels and clothing (especially athletic types), wipe down workout equipment with antimicrobial towels. Depends on the agent, duration of contact, and your immune systems function...And good or bad luck.
Fungal infections: Depends upon whether you are referring to skin (superficial dermatomycoses), or to systemic fungal infections. The latter are often managed by our fixed tissue immune mechanisms, and may suggest immune deficiency which needs aggressive evaluation. Go see an infectious disease expert and be examined and treated. Good luck.
Fungal infection: Fungal infections can be treated with anti fungal creams, powders, or anti fungal tablets. In most cases scrapings need to be done to confirm the diagnosis before anti fungal tablets are prescribed.See 2 more doctor answers
I would think that: Most men would be concerned about any type of possible infection involving their genitalia.
Vicks vapor rub: Try applying vicks vapor rub twice daily to the affected nail for 6-12 months. You should see a clearer healthy appearing nail grow in over that time frame as the diseased nail gets pushed out. The recurrence rate with any type of treatment utilized is very high...So essentially it makes little difference in the long run how you treat it.See 1 more doctor answer
Several Types: Many types of doctors can assist you, in no particular order, find one that is a good fit for you and your schedule: podiatrists (foot and ankle specialists) dermatologists (skin specialists) primary care providers (your regular physician).See 2 more doctor answers
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
- Talk to a doctor online
- Fungal infection
- Prednisone viral infection
- Prednisone for sinus infection
- How much prednisone for a lung infection?
- Can prednisone be used for a tooth infection?
- Lamisil for fungal infection
- Terbinafine fungal nail infection
- Scrotal fungal infection
- Prednisone and ear infection