Antibiotics from fungus: in which case are appointed and how they are to be treated?
Hello, dear readers. Antibiotics from the fungus are assigned in an extreme case, if the form of the disease became heavy. Take these drugs only after consulting your doctor. The self is not only discouraged, but strictly prohibited!
The above medications are not effective against all fungi. In addition, they weaken the body, which after ingestion can develop various diseases of a systemic nature.
Let’s see in which cases are assigned to antibiotic medications and what can happen if you take them incorrectly.
Fungal skin and nails is called superficial. Often for the treatment of such lesions drugs used for local effects — ointments, creams, solutions.
But if the disease is not treated for a long time and became running, you may need more serious treatment. Why is it possible? It all depends on the condition of the patient.
Serious antibiotic drugs can be prescribed only by a doctor after a thorough medical examination. It is understood that they are very dangerous.
They adversely affect intestinal microflora, which can affect the condition of internal organs.
Deep fungal disease
Fungal infection can appear not only on the nail plate and the epidermis, but also inside the body. Lesions of the internal organs are called deep. The microbial pathogens can affect almost all organs and tissues in the human body.
Fungal diseases are infected, not all. A healthy body enough to successfully resist these infections. But if the immune system is weakened, the body resistance is greatly reduced. Most susceptible to fungal infections people:
- with a weakened immune system;
- with chronic diseases;
- with diabetes;
- with inflammatory diseases of the genitourinary system.
Often become infected and those with a weakened immune system after taking serious medications, including antibiotics or surgery.
The most common cause of the weakening of the immune system is prolonged use of antibiotics.
In order not to hurt yourself with these drugs, need to be treated properly. Are you curious how is antibiotic treatment of fungal infections? Then read carefully.
Principles of antibiotic treatment of fungal infections
First of all ill should consult a doctor and determine what type of fungus provoked mycosis. Only a doctor can answer the question: which antibiotics are required by a specific patient?
If you decide to choose a drug, you can get instead of healing the opposite effect.
At the present time against the fungal infections on the feet and hands, and also against deep fungal infections pulse therapy is used. What is it?
This is when antibiotic medications taken by shock doses of short time, and then make long breaks.
During the taking of the medication accumulates in the body, and then continues to operate throughout the break.
Therefore, the active components of antibiotics continue to fight fungus even when a cure is no longer possible.
Antibiotic medicines are often recommended to drink 7 days, then there is a 3-week break. Duration of therapy is 3-6 months. During this time, you can not only get rid of the running athlete’s foot, but more serious (deep) fungal infections.
The most popular drugs
The most popular and effective antibiotics with antifungal activity to date are: Orungal and lamisil.
These medicines are prescribed in the vast majority of cases. The main contra-indication for which the medication can be released, is idiosyncrasy.
Fungus after antibiotics: can it be?
Antibiotic drugs long-term use inhibit the growth of natural microflora. Because of this the body’s defenses are weakened.
The microorganisms that are impervious to standard antibiotics, are beginning to attack the body. Such microorganisms include yeasts of the genus Candida.
Standard antibiotic medications not only kill the Candida, but also contribute to its reproduction. As a result of developing disease «candidiasis», can attack various tissues and organs.
Candidiasis or thrush (in common) known to many women. It can appear in the mouth, in the groin, and even in such unnatural places, such as inside the ear.
Thus, it is safe to say that the fungus after antibiotics is a real and understandable phenomenon.
Candidiasis often starts in the mucous membranes in the mouth, on the genitals, and intestines. If you do not start treatment in time, it can spread to the internal organs: liver, kidneys and even the brain.
What if after treatment, there was a candidiasis?
First and foremost, you should clarify the diagnosis, and help make this special laboratory tests. If the diagnosis is confirmed, there shall be special medicines against fungi Candida. Among them there are also special antibiotics:
These drugs are appointed only for moderate and severe disease. If candidiasis develops in a mild form, its cure local drugs: vaginal candles, ointments, creams, etc.
That’s all the information regarding the antibiotic treatment of fungal infections. I hope I answered all the questions. Share read on social networks and subscribe to site updates, if you stay here you have been nice and interesting. Up to new meetings!
The author: Elena Smirnova (dermatologist)