Fungal and yeast infections
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A fungal infection around your eyes can be very disturbing. Read more how to recognize and treat.
Man can get infections in the penile area. Luckily penile yeast infections can be well treated using over-the-counter antifungal creams.
Women can have very disturbing infections near the groin area. Read more about this type of infection and how to treat it.
What is the cause of yeast infections?
What are common fungal problems and can they be treated?
What is the aim of FungalPoint
Note also when applying a treatment to follow the prescription for proper use and information about possible side effects.
Can a fungal infection be deadly?
A fungal infection can be deadly, particularly for people with weakened immune systems. Fungal infections can cause a range of health problems, from minor skin irritations to life-threatening illnesses.
Some fungal infections can lead to severe systemic infections, such as cryptococcal meningitis, invasive aspergillosis, and candidemia, which can be fatal if not diagnosed and treated promptly. In addition, some types of fungi produce toxins that can cause serious illness or death. It is essential to seek medical attention promptly if you suspect you have a fungal infection, particularly if you are at risk for severe infections.
Yeast, a type of fungus, is a natural and usually harmless inhabitant of the human body. Particularly, the species Candida albicans resides in small ...