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How To Identify Human Fungal Diseases

Introduction

Human fungal diseases are causes by fungi organisms in the body. They can cause minor skin diseases. There are different types of fungus which in turn cause different kinds of diseases. Human fugal diseases have contributed in deaths and disabling of human beings. Fungi exist in two forms yeast and molds. Yeast infections are commonly found in the vaginal area of the body and cannot be seen by the naked human eye. On the other hand molds are seen as growths that create spores. Fungi can be difficult to kill but you can take oral antifungal medicine or apply medicine directly if it is an exposed area.

Step 1

One can do a blood culture test to be able to identify human fungal diseases in the body. These are used to detect any bacteria or yeasts in the blood. If one has an increased number o white blood cells it goes to show that one has human fungal diseases and that the immune system is trying to fight it hence the increase it white blood cells.

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Step 2

One can also undertake a fungal test. This is used to detect and diagnose human fungal diseases. This test which is also referred to as a fungal culture help in identifying the specific infection that the patient is infected by.

Step 3

If you notice the presence of some weird looking rashes or a mold with spores o your skin that possibly means that you have human fungal diseases and it would be better to go see a doctor and get some tests done to confirm and get started on the required treatment.

Step 4

If you notice that you have itchy, red and scaly areas of skin, nails that are thickened brittle and/or deformed, white patches in the mouth, vaginal itching and discharge then you do have a human fungal disease and you should get tested and seek treatment for it. Professional help will help you a great deal and get you on the road to recovery.

Step 5

If you notice a blister like regions on the skin or on the webs of your toes or fingers that is a human disease. This can be caused by water and warms which encourage survival of fungus. If your nails are separated from the nail bed or are discolored, crumbly or are jagged edged you could have a human fungal infection.

Tips

If you notice that you have some kind of pimple or rashes and other changes do not be quick to assume that you have human fungal diseases instead you should visit a doctor or a dermatologist to run tests on you and tell you how to hand your situation. Avoid wearing wet shoes or gloves as this create a really good environment for fungus to grow in. since it takes time for molds to develop you can get regular check ups because fungus such as yeasts cannot be seen by the naked human eye. If you are already infected see a doctor and be sure to follow the instructions for your treatment to be will effective.

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By emma Wanjiku, published at 04/03/2012
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