top of page

Our Services

Fungal Infections

1. Scalp Fungus (Tinea Capitis): Scalp fungus is an infection that affects hair follicles. It may show symptoms such as itching, hair loss, crusting and flaking. Antifungal drugs are used in treatment.

2. Hand and Foot Fungus (Tinea Manuum and Tinea Pedis): Symptoms such as itching, redness, flaking, cracks and crusting may be observed on the hands and feet. Topical or systemic antifungal medications are used for treatment.

3. Groin Fungus (Tinea Cruris): It is a fungal infection seen around the genital area and groin. It may cause symptoms of itching, redness, irritation and crusting. Antifungal creams or ointments are used in treatment.

4. Oral and Genital Mucosal Fungus (Candidiasis): It is an infection caused by the Candida albicans yeast. Symptoms such as thrush in the mouth or itching, burning, and discharge in the genital area may be observed. Antifungal drugs are used for treatment.

5. Nail Fungus (Tinea Unguium): Fungal infection of the nails can cause nail thickening, color changes, cracks and deformities. If left untreated, it can spread. Antifungal medications or nail transplantation may be required for treatment.

6. Tinea Versicolor (Pityriasis Versicolor): The distinctive feature of this infection is that it creates color changes on the skin. Topical or oral antifungal medications are used for treatment.

Mantar Enfeksiyonları.webp

What is Fungal Infection (Fungal Disease)?


Fungal disease is a very common and contagious infectious disease among skin diseases. Fungal infection, which can occur in various parts of the body, can spread to different areas over time. Fungal disease can cause itching, redness, rash and inflammation of the skin. It can also be transmitted from items shared with infected people. Symptoms of fungal infections may vary depending on the condition of the disease and can be treated with creams, ointments and medical applications.

What are the Symptoms of Fungal Disease?


The symptoms of fungal disease can vary depending on the condition of the person and the area affected by the disease. In addition, with the appearance of symptoms, there are also changes that can be observed in the body and various complaints that the person may experience. Symptoms of fungal infection can be listed as follows: Skin Fungal Symptoms Redness, itching and irritation Scaling, crusting or peeling Blisters or red lesions (spots) Swelling and puffiness Cracks and fissures in the skin Nail Fungal Symptoms Nail deformity Nail discoloration (yellowing) Nail brittleness or flaking Nail separation Swelling and redness of the skin around the nail Foot Fungal Symptoms Itching, redness and burning Skin peeling, Scaling and crusting Bad odor Mouth Fungus (Candidiasis) Symptoms White or cream-colored lesions in the mouth Pain and burning in the mouth Changes in the sense of taste Bad odor Difficulty swallowing Vaginal Fungus Symptoms Changes in vaginal discharge Itching and redness Pain during urination or intercourse Odor Genital Pain or Burning Hair Fungus (Tinea Capitis) Symptoms Hair loss Itching and redness Pain or tenderness Crusting Scaling

What are the Types of Fungal Infections?


Ringworm (Scalp Fungus - Tinea Capitis) Ringworm is a type of fungal infection of the scalp and hair. It can damage the hair and cause hair loss in different areas of the scalp. In some cases, it may not show symptoms, but symptoms such as itching, hair loss, crusting and scaling usually occur. Antifungal medications are used to treat hair fungus.

What Causes Fungal Disease?


Humid and warm environments: Fungi can multiply faster in humid and warm environments. Such environments can increase the likelihood of fungi causing an infection. Weak immune system: People with a weak immune system may be more prone to fungal infections. A weak immune system can make it difficult to control fungi.

How to Treat Fungal Disease?

The treatment of fungal diseases varies depending on the type of fungal infection, its severity and the area it affects. Commonly used methods for the treatment of fungal diseases include the following: Topical antifungal medicines: Locally applied antifungal creams, ointments or solutions are used to treat fungal infections on the skin, nails or mucous membranes. By applying these medicines to the infected area, the growth of fungi is prevented and the infection is controlled. Systemic antifungal medicines: For more widespread or deeper fungal infections, systemic antifungal medicines that are taken orally or given intravenously can be used. These drugs help control the infection by stopping the spread of fungi in the body. Nail fungus treatment: Topical antifungal medications are often insufficient to treat nail fungus. In this case, oral antifungal medications may be prescribed. The treatment process can be long because it takes time for the nails to grow back and healthy. Personal hygiene and precautions: Personal hygiene measures are very important in the treatment of fungal infections. Measures such as cleanliness, keeping the infected area dry and ventilated and choosing suitable shoes and socks reduce the spread of the fungus and the risk of reinfection. Cleaning and disinfection of objects: Regular cleaning and disinfection of potentially infected objects is essential to reduce the risk of transmission of fungal infections.

The course of treatment depends on the type and prevalence of the infection, so it is important to use the medication as prescribed by the doctor and to follow the doctor's instructions carefully.

bottom of page