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

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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Yes

You do not state what type of fungal infection you're referring to but as a rule fungal infections do not induce long lived immunity to reinfection.

In brief: Yes

You do not state what type of fungal infection you're referring to but as a rule fungal infections do not induce long lived immunity to reinfection.
Dr. Michael Ein
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Dr. Joshua Davidson
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Joshua Davidson
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