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What sort of disorder is a fungal infection?
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Bryan Levey
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Great answer. Wishing you'all the best.
Dr. George Klauber
Good answer. Also occasional patient can have fungus infection in kidney or bladder.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: Fungal pathogen
Pathogens that cause human illness typically fall into three categories: bacterial, viral or fungal.
A fungus infection is an illness that results from a fungal pathogen.

In brief: Fungal pathogen
Pathogens that cause human illness typically fall into three categories: bacterial, viral or fungal.
A fungus infection is an illness that results from a fungal pathogen.
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