Tip & How-To about Health & Beauty
Everyone has some kind of fungal germs living around them harmlessly, but some of them thrive on the surface of the obdy and lead to fungal infections in areas such as; nails, mouth and ******.
There are several different types of medications that are used to treat fungal infections. It really depends on the type of infection and severity as to which one is appropriate.
The medications work by causing damage to the cell wall of the fungus which in turn causes the cells to die.
Antifungal creams and pessaries:
Most commonly used to treat skin and ******* fungal infections. Some doctors also prescribe a mild steroid cream at the same time to reduce any inflammation.
Antifungal medications taken orally:
As these medications don't absorb into the body, they are the choice of drug for mouth and throat infections.
This is not a common form of treatment for antifungal infections and will only be used if the infection is very serious.
Alot of antifungal medications can be bought over the counter at a pharmacy.
Just check with your pharmacist if you are taking any other medications to make sure that there isnt' a problem with them interacting.
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