What is a fungal infection? A fungal infection is caused by fungus that live in the air, water or soil. When a fungus attacks our body and our immune system finds difficult to cope with it then we can have fungal infections. Some fungi lives in our body naturally. As microbe can be harmful and useful so a fungi can also be harmful as well as useful. Furthermore, the harmful fungus can return again and again. Besides there are different creams and lotions available in the market. Also you can find best cream for fungal infections in India.
What are the symptoms of fungal infection?
The symptoms of fungal infection can be itching, peeling or cracking, discoloration of the skin. For example, the skin becomes red due to itching.
The different types of fungal infection are:
- Tinea pedis or Athlete’s foot
As the name suggests this fungal infection occurs mainly in the foot.The symptoms are burning and itching sensation on the toes or on the soles of the foot. The skin can become scaly and flaky and can have cracks and blisters.
Remedy- There are various creams, ointments and lotions available for athletes’ foot in the market. Besides you can use home remedies such as washing your foot with warm water and soap and apply tea tree oil on the affected area.
Ringworm is a common fungal infection of the scalp. It causes itching, flaky scalp and redness of the scalp. You can also experience severe hair loss that leads to baldness and also excessive dandruff due to ringworm. Ringworm can also happen in the feat.
Remedy- Ringworm can be treated by anti-fungal or medicated shampoos available in the market. Also, it can be cured by various home remedies such as keeping your scalp clean by washing it regularly with a good shampoo that contains ketoconazole, selenium sulfide, and pyrithione zinc. To treat ringworm on the feet, try to keep your feet as dry as possible. Bathing with an antifungal soap and then applying anti-fungal lotion or powder on the area may help relieve symptoms of ringworm.
Onychomycosis is a fungal infection that affects the fingernails or toenails of a person. It mainly occurs in the toe nails that symptoms are brittle or yellow nails that breaks down easily. Also, the toe nails can have a slightly foul smell.
Remedy- There are many prescribed oral anti-fungal for onychomycosis like fluconazole or Lamisil but it can cause severe side effects like dizziness or stomach problems.
The best remedies are using anti-fungal powder on the toe nails after cleaning it with a soap. There are also numerous home remedies that are quite effective. For example, application of tea tree oil, oregano oil, olive oil, Listerine, vinegar or even Vicks VapoRub.
Therefore, we have seen the various treatments for fungal infections. Besides ketomac shampoo contains ketoconazole that is a broad spectrum anti-fungal agent. Ketoconazole is an active ingredient that helps to prevent fungus growth. The ketomac products contain ketoconazole in various, creams, shampoos and lotions that are highly effective in treating fungal infections on different parts of the body. Also ketomac has the best anti-fungal lotion in India.