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Fungal and Yeast Infections

Also known as Antifungal Medication, Aspergillosis, Athlete's Foot, Clotrimazole, Econazole, Fluconazole, Isoconazole, Ketoconazole, Miconazole, Nystatin, Ringworm, Terbinafine, Tinea, Yeast Infections

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  • Terbinafine Loss of taste

    I had taken terbinafine for about six weeks for a toenail infection when my sense of taste pretty much completely disappeared over the course of 3-4 days.  I have a vague salty/bitter taste in my mouth, but nothing tastes of anything....sweet, salt, bitter...all gone.  I can put pure sugar...

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  • Yeast Infection Question

    Hello So I have been suffering with frequent urination for the past couple weeks. I didn’t have discharge or really any itching. I literally have been to urolgost, my urine tested and tested over again for UTi all of which comes back negative. I went to gyno this week and turns out I have a yeast infection....

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  • Taking antidepressants with candida

    I suspect I may have candida as I display some of the symptoms, especially depression, but I can't get a GP appointment for a while and considered taking the SSRI's I got previously. But is taking antidepressants while suspecting I have candida overgrowth a good idea? ps. its citalopram 10 mgs

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  • Recurring vaginal yeast infection

    Has anyone suffered from recurring vaginal yeast infections.  Diflucan did not help me.  I used boric acid suppositories for a month and it cleared up.  10 days later another yeast infection.  Has anyone continually used boric acid suppositories? I see the Dr. tomorrow to get checked....

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  • Needle pain

    My girlfriend has been complaining about a sharp needle like pain in her vaginal area. What can it be ?

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  • How long does Terbinafine take to work

    Hi everybody, I've been taking Terbinafine now for three weeks (eight week course) for a skin infection but i am yet to see any improvement. Is this normal only i expected to see some signs by now. Just wondering if i should visit the docs again. No side effects for me fortunately after what i've...

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  • I have Ringworm infection for 2 months....

    I have Ringworm infection for 2 months.... Once I went to see dermatologist and he prescribed terbinaforce cream and  fluconazole 250mg only Tuesday and Thursday per week for 2 week.(that means only 4 tablet). But my ringworm was spreaded .  Then again I went to see another dermatologist...

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  • Terbinafine not working for fungal infection

    I have jock itch nd fungal infection on the back and neck also.I was prescribed with terbinafine for 42 days along with ketoconazole 2% cream.I m on 23rd pill now but yet to see any significant improvement.The bump in the groin area goes down a little but no major improvement.It is now started to spread.What...

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  • Fungal infection on my face?

    Hello, I really need some help. I have an accumulation of.. something that builds up. I've removed it several times with a moisturizer + Aquaphor which softens it up and it comes off in the shower but a week later it's back and spreading again. It's all over my forehead, my nose, between...

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  • Infection on my penis or STI??

    I've had this infection on my penis for the last 3-4 months. I've tried everything from over the counter medicine to home remedies but it just won't go away. I applied the cream for 2-3 weeks, two times a day regularly. It felt normal during that time but the infection came back the minute...

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  • My son has kerion of the scalp. Need some advice

    Hi guys. I've joined the forums in a hope someone has been through something similar and can put my mind at ease. In December my 8 year old son was diagnosed with alopecia which at the time was devastating. It got worse and a month or so later I took him back and was told it was in fact ringworm...

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  • I’m scared I have a serious vaginal infection or is it just yeast?

    Hi, I’m experiening thick white discharge that does not smell foul. I put a flash light to see if something was wrong & there are dry small balls of discharge, It kind of burns right now. I don’t know if this has anything to do with it but I have small bumps under my  tongue. I get cold sore...

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  • What do these sores look like to you...

    I wore a thong the other day under my leggings on a very hot day. (Mind you I’ve been walking around outside all day) didn’t really think nothing of it. The next day I had sort of an itch. It wasn’t too bad, just felt as if it was a little rug burn, which happens regularly if I wear a thong too long...

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  • Terbinafine will taste return

    Have been on 250mg for 5 weeks for skin infection. Have now lost all sense of taste and miserable as choosing not to eat as dull and boring. I am choosing to stop medication now as nothing is worse than this and i fly on holiday tomorrow. Does anyone know if my taste will return to normal and how long...

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  • Terbinafine

    I have stopped taking Terbinafine over 18 days ago after taking it for 5 weeks after I noticed loss of taste. I am amazed at the lack of knowledge on this drug. I called my Dr's office only to find out that she had never heard of this side affect and really had no advise for me. I also called 3 pharmacists...

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  • How bad is your thrush during a yeast infection? *Graphic*

    I had bacterial vaginosis followed by a yeast infection last year and it wasn't as bad.. the yeast infection was noticeable by a cottage cheese like discharge with no smell. This time... same thing happen bacterial vaginosis and soon after I am noticing yeast infection symptons. But, this time it...

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  • suspected bacterial/ fungal infection

    Hi guys,  As briefly as possible.... I have had on an off theletes foot forever. I also have seb derm on my scalp. Recently I've developed gum problems and very recently I've developed a rash on my penis which is now smelling mildly fishy.  In the past I've also had jock itch...

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  • Foot Injury Questions

    I went to the emergency room a week ago and they told me it was just a contusion (deep bruising) but it was still hurting after a few days so I went to an orthopedics and he said I had a minor dislocation and should rest 1 day and then I can run again. But the area around my arch hurts when I bend it...

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  • IBS on anticandida diet? Food or die-off?

    Hi! I've been following anticandida diet for cca 2 months. After die-off which occured a month ago and lasted for about 1 week, my symptoms got better but the new issue started to bother me: digestive issues. I have frequent stomach cramps, nausea and frequent soft stool (3-5 times a day). I feel...

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  • UTIs and Yeast Infections Once a Month??

    I am 18 years old and for the past year, I experience a week or two of pure pain when having to use the restroom. It burns when I pee and at times it has itched, stung, and I've had thicker discolored discharge. I am sexually active, and I have been for a long time, at least since I was 13. I thought...

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  • Hair like fungus on my Back

    - Today I found hair like fungus on my back. As reported by my room-mate, it was there for more than a month but he thought it was hair growth only (please see the picture). - Features : Hair like strands embedded in skin, black in color, no allergy or itching, no rashes, can be pulled from skin very...

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  • Fungal Infection? and Dermal

    Hello, I though that I might have a fungal infection in the genital area. I had some Dermol lotion in the bathroom and decided to try it. It seems to be working. I know that it contains a chloride and hexidine based products, which are antiseptics, but can it also have anti-fungal effects?. I know...

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  • Tinea advice

    Hello been told I have TV, been given nizoral 2% shampoo to use for 5 days; I'm confused how I will know it's worked though as everywhere says the lighter patches stay for months. Is there anyway to tell the treatment is working?

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  • Voriconizole and alcohol

    Hi guys, This is my first post so hopefully I can get some advice. I have been taking Voriconizole 200mg for 8 weeks twice a day and though i know I'm not to drink alcohol with it, I decided to the other night when catching up with a friend whom I haven't seen in a while. Long story short,...

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  • How can I be sure that my ringworm is gone? Tinea Manuum

    I've been suffering from ringworm on my left index finger for a little over a month now and have been taking Terbinafine pills ever since July 5th. I went to the doctor again on August 2nd, who then did a KOH test and said he did not find any fungus under the microscope. I asked if I could still...

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  • What to do now to prevent a bacterial/yeast infection *tips*

    I am finally cleared from my bacterial/yeast infection. Thrust and symptoms are practically gone. Now, is the time to take the steps to avoid it from coming back. I still don't know what is the true cause(s) yet, so I am going to assume it's some where along the lines due to my period,sex,lack...

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  • Weekly Yeast Infection!

    For the past 2 months I have a vaginal thrush infection weekly! Driving me insane been to the doctors and was tested for yeast and Bv. They said it was just candida. I have one 'sore' it's a white lump on the side that won't go. The doc has given me weekly pessarys but they return. I...

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  • I have an issue with my vagina.. herpe?

    Hey so  a month ago after a painful intercourse, my boyfriend notice this thin at the entrance of my vagina. It looked like a sore or cut! I looked it up on the web they were talking of yeast infection or herpes. None of the pictures actually looked like it except for a cut... so I went to my doctor...

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  • Taste loss ongoing with terbinafine

    Hi I am female 50 years old and 7stone 12lbs.  I took terbinafine with no problems for 4 weeks but then my taste distorted.  I stopped this drug 5 weeks ago and I still cannot taste much apart from coffee and celery!  I am becoming depressed and now have stomach pain due to me not eating...

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  • Headache for 4 months - ear and sinus pressure (Candida?)

    Hi! I'm a 26 year old female with no serious health issues until recently. It all started 4-5 months ago. I was constantly sick, had 3 flues in 1,5 month and normally have them once or twice a year. For my first flu I took antibiotic and for the other didn't take any medicine. My blood results...

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  • Recurrent yeast infection or herpes?

    Hello all, For the past three months I've been having what appears to be a recurrent years infection. The symptoms will go away with my period only to return a few days after it is over. I have taken monistat 1 and monistat 3 which appeared to work for a week but again the symptoms returned. I was...

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