Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Can nail fungus cause yeast infection?


Looking at the question the topic of this article which says can nail fungus cause yeast infection what we should know according to the name fungus infection and yeast infection they are not same but the agent that causes or encourages the growth of this infection are the same.

Moist and dirty environment is one of the main causative of this infection working on bare foot without protective ware such as shoe on an environment  that is prone to fungus and yeast infection one can easily contact the diseases,  shoes and socks that have moisture content are all agent of nail fungus infection .

Using public manicure is also another means in which an individual can easily get infected because you do not know who have used that instrument, it might be that that an infected person have made use of it without proper sterilization you in turn make use of it there is higher possibility of getting infected of the infection.

Different ways of treating nail fungus infection
There are many ways that can be use in the treatment of finger nail fungus infection ranging from powder, gel, cream, oil and many more. Depending on the case. But most of the time the use of gel powder or spray are meant for just temporary measures they don’t result to total elimination of the infection

Other very important method that is for the treatment of fungus and yeast infection is the use of drugs. This methods prove very effective both for acute case of infection in which the use of gel or cream cannot deal with. But lots of people discredit this method for the fear of health hazards associated with it. Should in case you have make use of drugs and you feel unusual changes in your body quickly report to your doctor for examination he then will give you drugs to neutralize it’s effects.

Oral medication such has Griseofulvin, Sporanox, and Lamisil are used for the treatment of fungus infection while Diflucan and Nizoral are used for yeast infection.

Medications such as drugs gel, spray and creams may take months or even years to be totally effective, but the patient should follow product directions and make regular doctor's visits to have their infected area monitored.