Common "Fungal Infection" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq

Fungal Infection

Fungal infections are caused by fungi living on dead tissues of the body namely skin, hair and nails. There are different types of fungi causing infections, rashes and other specific symptoms at different sites in the body. They are treated by the use of anti-fungal medication.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published on this website are written by verified Native and Traditional Care Experts. The Content has been moderated by the iCliniq Content Review Team before publication. Post your health questions on iCliniq-Native Care by choosing the right Native Care Specialty and get them answered. Your queries will be answered 24/7 by top Native Care Experts from iCliniq-Native Care.

I have recurrent itching and bumps on my wrist. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I had what I believe was an ant bite or some bite. I noticed it two and a half weeks ago, midday. The previous day, I had nothing. It was on my wrist, and it was itchy. It looked like a pimple with a white head, almost two next to each other, and it seemed to have a red, irritated bor...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. Thanks for sharing your wonderful history. It was a lesion of Tinea corporis, but the application of steroids made it tinea incognito. The steroid is contraindicated in fungal infection. I suggest you take capsule Spo...  Read Full »

I am suffering from a fungal infection on my skin that has made my skin itchy. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from a fungal infection on my skin due to which I am having itching on my skin. I am using Candid cream for that but it does not work. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. I suggest you follow the instructions mentioned below. Keep the area clean and dry. Wear loose cotton garments. Do not take bath with too hot or too cold water. Take any good Ayurvedic medicine after food for ...  Read Full »

I am suffering from itching all over the body and skin flakes fall during combing. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from itching all over the body wherever there is hair in the body like in the private parts hands, leg, thighs, stomach, and back, and in the scalp hair quickly falls out when I scratch wherever it itches, and skin flakes fall like rain when I comb my hair. Suffering fro...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Sweat glands help to regulate body temperature and moisturize skin. In hair areas, due to sweat, there is a possibility to develop a fungal or bacterial infection. So keep clean and dry that area and apply Mahamarichyadi oil (Maricha, Piper nigrum, Nishoth, Operculin...  Read Full »

I have been diagnosed with advanced onychomycosis of the hand and feet. What would be the best homeopathic treatment for me?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with an advanced onychomycosis fungal infection in the hands and feet. What would be the best homeopathic treatment for this? Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Dass

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From the image provided (image removed to protect the patient's identity), I would suggest you consult your doctor and then have these medicines. The medications are, Thuja 30c dilution once daily for three days only. Dosage - five drops of medicine to be mixed with ...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

Choose a Specialty
* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.