Fungal Infections

Color-enhanced scanning electron micrograph of Candida albicans, a yeast that inhabits the mouth, throat, intestines and urinary tract of humans. C. albicans recognize and destroy harmful bacteria. The growth of C. albicans is usually controlled by the immune system and friendly bacteria.

Yeast Infections

Yeast infections are the most common gynecological complaint in the United States each year, but they can also affect children, men and immunocompromised patients, as well as other areas of the body. Easily treatable symptoms, including redness, itching and discomfort, are characteristic of typical yeast infections; however, more severe infections can be fatal if left…

Stubborn onychomycosis

My patient’s onychomycosis is responding poorly despite treatment with terbinafine and itraconazole. What do you suggest I do next?

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