CategoryFungal Infections

Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Nail Fungus

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Nail fungus is fingernail or toenail that is infected by bacteria due to fungus growth, the medical community calls it tinea unguium or onychomycosis. Currently about 30 million Americans are affected by nail fungus. Fungi tend to grow on dead organic materials – such as skin and hair, it can also thrive on nails. Toenails are more vulnerable, because they are located in a closed environment, for...

Treatment for Candida Albicans

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First, understanding your enemy is half of winning the battle. If you feel some uncomfortable symptoms, make sure you schedule an appointment with a doctor. Consequently, you can make sure whether you really have a yeast infection. It is insensible to cure a disease if you’re not sure what you have in the first place. Yeast infection shares some of its symptoms with parasitic or bacterial...

How to Do a Candida Cleanse

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Candida albicans is a form of yeast fungus that is found in the human body in healthy individuals, but that requires a bacterial balance in the body to prevent uncontrolled growth. It exists in the intestines, genital tract and throat and is normally kept in check by other bacteria. In the correct quantities it is in fact good for us and can help with things such as destroying other harmful...

What Is Thrush?

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Thrush, or Candidaisis, is a fungal infection caused by the fungus Candida (otherwise known as yeast). Thrush is commonly associated with the female genitals, but in fact thrush is a much more common problem and can affect both men and women. Thrush can also affect different areas of the body aside from the genitals, including the skin. Candida, or yeast, normally exists in the body naturally...

Jock Itch

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A ‘jock itch’, ‘gym itch’, ‘crotch rot’, ‘ringworm of the groin’ or more technically ‘tinea cruris’ is a common fungal infection of the groin that can occur in either sex but is more common in males. A jock itch essentially causes itching and burning in the groin area, the top of the thigh, the area around the genitals and the perineum and perianial areas. These areas may then also appear reddish...

Curanail Nail Fungus Treatment

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Curanail is a renowned prescription available for the cure of nail fungus. It’s widely available over the counter in most of the stores out there. Despite being a chemical component, it has gathered widespread acceptability from people across the world. As a matter of fact, it’s estimated that curanail has a success rate of more than 85%. These statistics speak volume about the effectiveness of...

Home Remedies for Ringworm

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Ringworm is a contagious disease. It is a kind of infection that can be found on the body including the scalp. It can spread deep into the skin. You get infected by it through direct skin contact and also using contaminated things like comb, towels and others by a person infected with it. Fortunately, there are many home remedies that can help cure this infection. You can use raw papaya to treat...

Oregano Oil and Toenail Fungus

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Toenail fungus is also called as Onychomycosis; it is considered as one of the most common fungal infections affecting the nails. The nails affected by this infection appear cloudy and also grow thicker as compared to the other nails. At one point, the nails might also start to crumble and get separated from the nail bed. One of the most common cures for toenail fungi is the oregano oil. The...

Yeast Infection Causes

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Yeast infection or most commonly known as Candidiasis is caused by fungus. These fungus lives within the body on web surfaces such as mouth and vaginal area. Yeast infections commonly occurred when the immunity balance of the body is disrupted and gets lower. The good bacteria are being fought by the bad ones, when this happens infections occur. There are lots of causes of infections such as...

Listerine for Toenail Fungus – Does it Work?

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Fungal infection of nails is quiet common and is seen in many who spend a great amount of time working with water. The water that gets trapped in the small gaps attracts dirt which in turn forms an effective media for fungal growth. Other causes include injury to the nail that exposes the nail bed and provides an easy entry for the fungus, wearing sweaty socks and other poor hygienic conditions...

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