Invasive fungal disease IFD represents a major complication in hematological patients. Adjuvant corticosteroid therapy for chronic disseminated candidiasis Clin Infect Dis 46 5 — Because the initiation of an antifungal agent is driven by diagnostic tests, some authors prefer to call diagnostic driven antifungal therapy 3. Side-effects of antifungal medicines Interactions with antifungal medicines Considerations of antifungal medicines What are antifungal medicines? Some antifungal medicines can be used on children and babies — for example, miconazole oral gel can be used to treat oral thrush in babies. Ask a pharmacist or speak to your GP for more advice. One trial showed a reduction in the incidence of IFD in itraconazole recipients 21, while the other showed a reduction in the incidence of invasive mould disease Yes No.
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Fungal infections are caused by fungi that commonly exist in the environment. Infections are usually at superficial layer and often involve the nails, hair and skin. The symptoms of fungal infection depend on the type of infection and location within the body. Common types of fungal infection and associated symptoms are: 1. There may be symptoms of blisters or peeling off of dry and cracked skin, resulting in strong itchiness at the infected sites. Fungal nail infection — which causes the toenails or fingernails to become thickened, discolored, curled, crumbly and sometimes brittle, with pieces of nail breaking off. Ringworm — which causes a ring-shaped red rash on the skin of the body or scalp.