Fungal Infection Treatment

Fungal Infection Treatment Chandigarh

Got attacked by fungus once, and now you see it growing every now and then?

Scientifically known as mycosis, the fungal disease on the skin is hard to handle by your immune system; its impact is often seen for years to come if proper treatment is not initiated early.

Going through it? Stop deferring the treatment and contact Dr. Harmandeep Sidhu now!

What is a Fungal Infection?

Admitting you’ve got a fungal infection is difficult because we often believe it gets to our body if hygiene is not maintained. Well, it is true to some extent.

But as it lives nearly everywhere on soil, in-air, on-plants, and even on our daily-use surfaces, you cannot avoid it altogether. The reaction you can get with the fungal attack is rashes and bumps. But the severity level varies and depends upon the nature of the fungus and the attack’s effectiveness.


Causes of Fungal Infection

You might be wondering how you can get a fungal infection or what you should be cautious of to avoid fungal infection.

It is essential to understand that not every fungus is dangerous. But a few can create health problems. Some fungi might create skin problems, while others might be problematic for the lungs once it gets into the air path while breathing.

One of the deadliest fungal infections is fungal meningitis. Similarly, fungi can get into the bloodstream posing a life threat.


Symptoms of Fungal Infection

Below are the main symptoms of fungal infection which must compel you to visit the doctor as soon as possible:

  • Irritation
  • Redness
  • Itchiness
  • Blisters
  • Swelling
  • Scaly skin

Types of Fungal Diseases

Millions of fungal species exist in this world, so the attack of different species can cause various diseases. Here are a few prominent skin fungal illnesses you might get in your daily routine.

It is one of the common diseases caused by fungus. It can be transmitted through human-to-human skin contact, interaction with the affected animals, or other infected objects. The disease got its name from the wound it creates. It is in the shape of a ring and looks like a worm. Treatment includes medication and ointments prescribed for this fungal disease.

Another fungal disease commonly found is the athlete’s foot. It lives on the dead tissues of the skin and hair. Blisters, itching, burning, and redness are the main symptoms. You’ll have to visit the doctor to confirm the disease and medical treatment.

One of the other common skin fungal infection diseases so the yeast infection. It occurs in a moist and warm environment and often affects the body parts with higher temperatures and moisture. Rashes, itchiness, and burning sensations are among the common symptoms. Prescribed medicines are essential for complete treatment, so you must visit the doctor.

There is no specific reason for getting a fungal infection. As the fungus is everywhere, so anyone can get it. However, people with a weak immune system are specifically prone to fungal attacks. Lower resistance to fight the germs can lead to more infections.

Before the doctor can treat the fungal infection, she must be sure that the symptoms, which might look like a fungal infection, are really because by a fungus.

In some cases, bacterial and viral fungus might show the same signs as the fungal infection, so the doctors usually confirm it through lab tests. Once confirmed, Dr. Harmandeep Sidhu can provide the specialized treatment.

Keep one thing in mind, getting treatment for fungal infections on time is essential, or they can prove to be more hazardous over time.

Moreover, if you have a fungal infection, you’ll be spreading it unknowingly; thus, it is better to get checked for such issues at your earliest.


Here is why you should contact Dr. Harmandeep Sidhu for fungal treatment:

  • She is a professional who understands skin problems in great detail, so she is the right person to help you with your disease.
  • With her professional experience, you can rely on her and expect a great treatment
  • The latest technology and up-to-date clinic setup can offer you all the services under one roof

Dr. Harmandeep Sidhu can help with other dermatological treatments like Mole or Wart Removal, Cryosurgery and Psoriasis Treatment.