Location

Consult City's Top Doctors, The Minute You Need To

Your First consultation is
Free!

33
Dermatologists

40766
Cases done
by Dermatologists

27
Dermatologist Hospitals

Mycosis- The Fungal Infection

About

Mycosis is also known as fungal infection. It is a medical condition caused by a fungus.

Many men usually in the age of 50s and 60s are affected by Mycosis than women. [1]

Mycosis is
- Treatable by a medical professional
- Requires a medical diagnosis
- Often requires lab tests or imaging
- Resolves within weeks to months

When fungus invades a tissue, it can cause a disease that is confined to the skin and can also spread through the tissue, bones, and other organs, thereby affecting the entire body.

Symptoms

The symptoms of Mycosis completely depend on the affected area. However, the common symptoms include:
- Skin rash
- Vaginal infection
- Darkening of the skin
- Loss of color
- Small bumps
- Itching

Treatment

Self-care: The best way to prevent Mycosis is to maintain a healthy lifestyle, regular bathing, proper cleaning of private and other body parts. Also, consuming adequate amounts of vitamins, minerals, and liquids can be preferable ways to counter this disease.

Medication: Doctors may usually prescribe antifungal medicines to curb the spread of fungus to other parts of body. They may also recommend creams or ointments containing mechlorethamine, carmustine, topical steroids, topical rexinoids, and localised injection of drugs. However, it completely depends upon the intensity of the disease.

Specialists: We always advise people to seek medical assistance in severe or unique cases. mfine provides its readers wide range of information related to medical conditions. You can also come on board for a holistic treatment.

Dermatologist

Dr. Girish Panth

Dr. Girish Panth

MD- Dermatology

33+ years exp

...More

Apollo Hospitals

Bangalore

Dermatologist

Dr. D. Indira

Dr. D. Indira

MD, DVL - Dermatology (PGIMER, Chandigarh)

25+ years exp

...More

Aster Prime Hospital

Hyderabad

Dermatologist

Dr. Praveen Rodrigues

Dr. Praveen Rodrigues

MD - Dermatology

25+ years exp

...More

North Bangalore Hospital

Bangalore

Dermatologist

Dr. Syed Hidayathulla

Dr. Syed Hidayathulla

MRCGP (UK), M.B.B.S, Fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine

24+ years exp

...More

Primecare Hospital

Bangalore

Dermatologist

Dr. Sharath Gurrala

Dr. Sharath Gurrala

MS Gen.Surgery, MRCS (Edinburgh), MRCS (Ireland), MRCGP, DFFP, MCh Plastic Surge...

21+ years exp

...More

KIMS Hospital

Hyderabad

Dermatologist

Dr. Abeera Mansoor

Dr. Abeera Mansoor

MBBS, DDVL

17+ years exp

...More

Royal Bangalore Hospital

Bangalore

View More on App

Other Medical Conditions

Other Specialities

Give a missed call to 08061914343 to Download the App