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Where Am I More Likely To Contract A Fungal Infection
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
Why are people with ketoacidosis associated with diabetes especially likely to get to fungal infections?
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My 5 1/2 yrs.as daughter often wipes backwards & has a constant red, irritated vagina and anus, not fungal infection,what is the most likely culprit,?
By catching one: An infection is a condition in which a germ enters your body and causes it harm. There are three main categories of germs: viruses, bacteria, and fungi. Fungi are full single cells that can join together into threads. If these enter your body, you can get a fungal infection. You get them by contact with someone who has a fungal infection or just fungus on their skin. ...Read more
Infection: Fungal infections can occur on the skin (ringworm, some diaper rashes, athlete's foot, others), on nails, in the genitals (yeast infections), in the mouth (thrush), or less commonly internal organs. Different fungi come from different places, they have different symptoms, and are treated different ways. Some require only a cream, some oral medication, and some IV medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foot fungus: Fungus occurs commonly in humid, warm regions.. It may be athletes feet & toe nails, or jock itch or on the body, face and scalp. There are some fungus germs that attack people and some attack dogs and cats, and some both. Some people have a family tendency to get foot fungus. Some fungi, called yeast, can grow in the vagina and come from taking antibiotics or birth control pills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Depends which area of the body gets infected, it may take weeks or as early as few days. ...Read more
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