Most fungal skin infections respond well to antifungal creams or shampoos, according to KidsHealth. To determine the appropriate medication, the doctor may scrape some of the irritated skin for microscopic examination or... More »

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To get rid of nail fungus quickly at home, use a combination of over-the-counter antifungal treatments and chest vapor rubs, thin your nails, and trim them. These processes usually eliminate fungal infections in the nail... More »

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Oral antifungal drugs, medicated nail polish and medicated nail cream effectively treat nail fungus, according to Mayo Clinic. Extremely painful or severe fungal infections sometimes require surgical removal of the affec... More »

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Ringworm is a fungal infection that begins as a raised area about the size of a pea but grows to a ring-like structure under the skin, according to KidsHealth. It looks like a worm under the skin. Athlete's foot, Candida... More »

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Foot fungus treatments include antifungal creams, powders or pills, depending on whether the fungus infects just the skin of the foot or is also infecting the toenails, says Cleveland Clinic. When the infection is only i... More »

Facial pimples form when the sebaceous glands overproduce oil, known as sebum, causing skin inflammation as the pores become clogged with oil and dead skin cells, according to KidsHealth. The pore wall opens and releases... More »

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While there are many types of fungal skin infections, they rarely cause serious danger unless the patient has a compromised immune system that allows infection of the internal organs, according to the Merck Manual. Most ... More »

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