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Secura Antifungal Extra Thick Medication
Not necessary: Yes, but why would you want to. ...Read more
Yes but why: Yes but why.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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 used antifungal cream for jock itch it irrated me.Can the jock itch go away without medication ?If so how long does it usually take?
Most likely yes: It take few days to a week. ...Read more
Yes: Yes but i would take them 12 hours apart. ...Read more
Pls can u advice of name of a 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
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
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?
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 . 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
Is any oral antifungal medication exist for yeast overgrowth on scalp seb der and for candidiasis which has no side effect ???
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
I am taking a toe antifungal medication terbinafine. What does that do to the effectiveness of my birth control?
See below: It should have no effect but i would use back up to make sure. ...Read more
Is there a good antifungal over-the-counter medication? It for his toe nails it seems the big toe nail is infected it has a yellowish color and black
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
What would happen if I use vaginal antifungal medication and i'm not sure if I have a yeast infection? I can't afford to go to my obgyn. Or doctor.
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
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
Tea: It should have no effect on your antifungals but I would suggest you do not take them together ...Read more
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
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
Will i need oral antifungal drugs to treat candidiasis intertrigo, which is a yeast skin infection of skin folds?
Maybe: There are topical medications that are effective for treating that condition as well. ...Read more