Why put cortisone on a fungus infection?

Answer Some medical authorities, including the AOCD, or American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, do not recommend putting cortisone on a fungal infection. Doing such may result in growth of the fungus... Read More »

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2 weeks after cortisone shot and not much pain; just the cortisone or is it healing?

Cortisone is a steroid that inhibits the inflammation cascade IgE. Cortisone helps relieve the inflammation not heal the joint. If the pain is relieved at the time the shot is given it's because of... Read More »

How to Avoid C Gattii Fungus Infection?

Images from patients with Cryptococcus gattii infection. A Case 1: chest x-ray showing a 2 cm nodule in the peripheral, lateral segment of the right middle lobe. B Case 1: chest computed tomography... Read More »

Under toe nail fungus infection, how to fight it?

The best way to get rid of under toe nail fungus infection is to use something that will attack it at the source also known as the root cause. If you dont use something that will attack it that way... Read More »

What is the difference between a yeast infection&fungus?

Not all types of fungus are the cause of yeast infections. Yeast infections are caused by a certain type of fungus. This fungus, otherwise known as candida albicans, can cause vaginal yeast infecti... Read More »