Medicines for mushrooms in the skin: creams, tablets and shampoos

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The treatment for fungi in the skin, in the nails, in the hairline, in the legs or in English is carried out with the use of antimycotics such as fluconazole, itraconazole or ketoconazole in the form of a cream, tablets or other presentations .

These medicines must be indicated by a dermatologist, it is important to attend a consultation to carry out an evaluation of the affected area and indicate the most appropriate treatment.

In general, the treatment lasts for 30 to 60 days, and it is important to comply with the period that the doctor has indicated, until the symptoms disappear, because if the treatment is interrupted, the symptoms can return, and they cannot be eliminated by complete the fun.

The treatment for fungi in the skin will depend on the region where the mycosis occurs, and the use of medicines may be indicated as follows:

1. Ointments

The ointments are generally the most recommended by the dermatologist to treat mycosis de la skin, ya sea en la ingle, candidiasis or la pitiriasis versicolor, also known as hongo de playa.

The treatment is normally carried out for 1 to 4 weeks and the medication is determined by the dermatologist depending on the type of lesion that the person has.

The ointments that are usually indicated are those that contain ketoconazole, miconazole or terbinafine in their composition. Find out which ones are the most common types of mushrooms in the skin.

2. Solutions or lotions

The solutions must contain active principles capable of eliminating fungus such as cyclopyroxolamine, miconazole, fluconazole and ketoconazole.

The solutions can be used both for the treatment of fungi in the skin and for the fungi that appear in the hair, when they are not found in shampoo.

3. Enamels

Enamels are used to treat fungi in the nails of the hands and pies, helping to combat the growth of fungi by impeding their mechanism of action and changing their structure, some commercial names are: Niogermox, Loceryl, Excilor, Excinail, Uñasán, among others.

4. Tablets

Usually the tablets are indicated by the dermatologist when the skin fungus is very extensive and the treatment with ointments or solutions is not effective.

For lo general, the doctor should advise the use of medications, such as: fluconazole 150 mg or terbinafine 250 mg.

How to cure mycosis permanently

Mycosis is a skin disease that heals, as it is caused by fungi that can be completely eliminated with the use of suitable antifungal drugs such as Isoconazole, Ketoconazole or Miconazole. However, it is important to maintain some simple hygiene precautions to avoid a new infection by the fungus.

Medications for mycosis must be prescribed by a dermatologist or general practitioner and their form of presentation can vary according to the affected place, and can be used in the form of an ointment, shampoo, spray or lotion, to facilitate their application.

Medications for mycosis are usually applied in the affected region for 3 to 4 weeks to guarantee the elimination of the fungus. However, in cases of mycosis in the skin or on the nail, the recommendation is normally to use 2 to 3 times a day, and in other cases, such as mycosis in the scalp, 2 to 3 times a week.

How to prevent mycosis from appearing again

After performing the treatment for mycosis, the fungus is eliminated and the person is cured, however, it is necessary to maintain some hygiene care to prevent the infection from recurring. Some of the most important precautions are:

  • Keep the skin always clean and dry, especially between the skin folds;
  • Do not bathe in public places barefoot;
  • Change the media and interior clothing every day;
  • Use thinly made and cotton clothing;
  • In sharing clothes, towels or soaps against other people who have mycosis.

These precautions help to prevent fungi from developing in the skin and, therefore, prevent the emergence of mycosis.

signs of improvement

Signs of improvement in the skin in the skin include the disappearance of circular, red or white skin lesions and the decrease in comezón, and in the case of mycosis in the nail, the disappearance of the yellowish color or the blando of the nail and its growth.

Signals that el hongo empeora

Signs that the skin in the skin appears when the treatment is not carried out or is carried out incorrectly and include: increase in the size of the lesion in the skin, as well as the reddening and the comezón. In the case of mycosis in the nails, the signs that they are affected are the deformity of the nail or the transmission of the infection to other nails.

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