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I want to ask about a yeast infection that keeps recurring

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Abdullah Al-Badri

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what is the treatment of recurrent fungal infection ?
  • if the infection is recurrent then an inspection of the patient habits might be important for the doctor 
  • the treatment is usually via antifungal agents such as clatrimazole that might be appied orally or topically or in some cases using the iv root of adminstration adnn the drug is chosen after doing a culture exam for the fungal infection site 

what are the causes of recurrent fungal infection ?
  • having a house pet or living in a pharm ( simply if the infection is recurrent then the patient migh be in recurrent contact with a source of an infection ) 
  • playing sport with team ( skin touches or clothes exchange or even towels or hats ) 
  • having another person in the house living with the patient who isnt treated for the infection 
  • havin a low immune systemm such as diabetic patients or patients with HIV 
  • recurrent contact with pharm amnimals or poultry or birds 

what are the diagnositc mesures ?
  • clinical examination and thourough medical and social history 
  • sample from the infection site to conferm the diagnosis 
  • sample for the culture of the fungus ( causetive agent of the infection ) 

what is the advice ?
  • we advice you to visit a family doctor for the rught diagnosis and the correct treatment or for reffering you to the right speciality accordingly  ( i.e dermatologist, obs and gyn doctor, internist e.t.c ) 

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