Itraconazole (Sporanox) is a medication used to treat fungal infections such as fungal nails, aspergillosis, blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, and candidiasis, as well as HIV and non-HIV infected individuals. Side effects, warnings and precautions, drug interactions, and pregnancy safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.
Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a skin infection caused by the ringworm fungus. Symptoms include itching, burning, cracking,...learn more »
Sporotrichosis is a skin infection caused by a fungus called Sporothrix schenckii. The fungus, which may be present in sphagnum...learn more »
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- Sporotrichosis facts*
- What is sporotrichosis?
- What are symptoms and signs of sporotrichosis?
- Who gets sporotrichosis?
- How can people prevent sporotrichosis?
- What are sources of sporotrichosis?
- What tests do health-care professionals use to diagnose sporotrichosis?
- What is the treatment and prognosis of sporotrichosis?
Fungal nails (onychomycosis) may be caused by many species of fungi, but the most common is Trichophyton rubrum. Distal subungal...learn more »
Tinea versicolor is a fungus infection that mainly affects the skin of young people. Recognized by light or reddish brown spots,...learn more »
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Tinea Versicolor Article
- Tinea versicolor facts
- What is tinea versicolor? What are symptoms and signs of tinea versicolor?
- What causes tinea versicolor?
- What other conditions resemble tinea versicolor?
- How is tinea versicolor diagnosed?
- What is the treatment for tinea versicolor?
- What is the prognosis of tinea versicolor?
- Can tinea versicolor be prevented?
The term "ringworm" or "ringworms" refers to fungal infections that are on the surface of the skin. A physical examination of...learn more »