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How To Treat a Fungal Disease

Introduction

Diseases either internal or external both are a source of discomfort and distress to ourselves. Usually the bacterial and fungal disease is caused because of the carelessness in the matters of personal hygiene and health. Following some basic rules regarding health will help us a lot to avoid several diseases especially those that are caused because of germs and other microorganisms. These microorganisms on one hand are the reason for the initiation of diseases and are on the other hand a vital cause of the spread of the disease as well. This spread of diseases could be from humans to humans and other vertebrates.

Step 1

Fungal disease is usually spread by a biological microorganism called fungus. This is a microorganism belongs to a special kingdom of species that is separate from all plants, animals and bacteria. The kingdom to which this microorganism belongs is called fungi.

Step 2

All fungi are usually very small in size i.e. Microscopic in nature and are good hosts for the fungal disease as they let the germs of the fungal disease to grow on them and get nourishment from the fungi and when they make contact with human body, they simply transfer this guest to them. It is therefore very important to be careful about the diseases spread by the fungi.

Step 3

Once you have been attacked by a fungal disease, you must know how to cure yourself and what immediate measures you must take to avoid it. Usually the fungal disease are caused by the two fungal infections which are Tinea and yeast. These most commonly cause the epidermal diseases in skin, nails or hair.

Step 4

To avoid the culmination of such diseases it is a must to be careful about your hygiene. To avoid making your body the host of the fungal disease, you must wash yourself daily and take special care to clean between the toes and fingers thoroughly. Make sure you use a towel of your own all the time. When taking a bath, make sure you have cleaned the bathing tub once. Wash your personal clothing with hot water up to 60C which must include your socks, undergarments, towels, napkins and hankies. If you walk barefooted in any part of your house, make sure to clean the floor regularly as these fungi are most likely to attack from the feet. Also use some antiseptic agents to keep your house clean. Wash the pots and pans properly. Cook the meat thoroughly, do not take it in raw form to prevent a fungal disease.

Step 5

When taking a bath, make sure you have cleaned the bathing tub once. Wash your personal clothing with hot water up to 60C which must include your socks, undergarments, towels, napkins and hankies. If you walk barefooted in any part of your house, make sure to clean the floor regularly as these fungi are most likely to attack from the feet. Also use some antiseptic agents to keep your house clean. Wash the pots and pans properly. Cook the meat thoroughly, do not take it in raw form to prevent a fungal disease.

Tips

If you have been attacked by some fungal disease, it is your duty to save others from its attack. Follow some basic guidelines to keep your disease to yourself rather than spreading it to the whole world. First and foremost rule is not to share your personal stuff, keep your towels separate, and keep a hand on your mouth while sneezing or coughing. Try not to walk barefooted a lot. Try wearing some open sandals as much as possible. Use some antifungal skin creams and powders to avoid re-growth of the fungal disease. Prevent the causes of  the fungal disease will sure help preventing the fingal disease itself.

By stephanie ann zambrano, published at 02/09/2012
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