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Doctor insights on: What Kills Fungus On Skin

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Fungus (Definition)

Consisting of a florid overgrowth due to exposure to ...Read more


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Is sulphur effective in killing fungus infection on skin?

Is sulphur effective in killing fungus infection on skin?

No: You need an anti-fungal medication to treat a fungus, and since fungal spores live for 30 days, you need to treat any fungal infection for at least 30 days. ...Read more

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Dermatology, how does selinium sulfide kill fungus?

Unknown: The real answer is that it is not known at this time how selinium sulfide kills fungus. It is known that it does have antimitotic action, resulting in a reduction in the turnover of epidermal cells though. ...Read more

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How to kill toe nail fungus?

How to kill toe nail fungus?

Fungus B Gone: Try tea tree oil 1-2 x daily under nail or vicks vaporub at night. Dr. Haley suggests otc urea cream to soften the nail. May take 2-4 months before you notice normal nail by your cuticle. Treatment applied to your nail often doesn't work as well as prescription pills. Your toenail must be tested for fungus before pills can be prescribed. Also, treat any lurking athlete's foot. Slow going. ...Read more

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What kind of cleaning products kill athlete's foot fungus in the gym?

What kind of cleaning products kill athlete's foot fungus in the gym?

Standard likely.: Anything with bleach in it should kill athlete's foot fungus. The problem is that people who have it do not always treat it, and they can pass it on to others. People should wash and dry thoroughly, and change socks/clothes dailty. ...Read more

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Ringworm seems to be persisting and spreading with help from a teddy bear. Teddy is old and fragile. Can I freeze him to kill the fungus & spores?

Possibly: Freezing may not kill all the spores. better choice is to isolate the teddy bear and replace it with a new one. treat the ringworm simply with pure organic unsweetened grape juice topically for several days. ringworm will clear. Hydrocortisone will suppress symptoms but will not kill fungals. Food allergy and gut cleanup for the dermatitis may help. ...Read more

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My doctor gave me fluconazole against fungus. I am terrifyed to take it, because im scared it will hurt me, or even kill me. I have health anxiety. ?

Unnecessary Phobias: I do not know what you would have us say here. You state your problem and already have your answer. You can always live with your infection if you do not want to take the medication (a medication that is used by millions of people every day without trouble.). ...Read more