Usually, a person comes to clinic with fungal infection and has a complaint that they have been suffering from this condition for many months or years. They took some allopathic treatment, have taken multiple ointments and creams like Ring guard, Sapat lotion, Candid powder which gave temporary relief but again reappeared. This is the most common statement by patients coming to Homeo Care Clinic.
What is a Fungal Infection?
Fungal infection also is known as mycosis is caused by fungus. There are millions of species of fungi present. In humans, fungal infection happens when the immunity of the person goes down, giving the chance for fungus to invade the body and grow.
TYPES OF FUNGAL INFECTION:-
- RINGWORM INFECTION –
Fungal Infection happening of hand and limbs are known as Ringworm Infection or Tinea Corporis or Ringworm Infection.It appears ring-shaped rash with slightly raised edges. It’s highly contagious.
- TINEA CRURIS –
Fungal Infection that happens in the groin and thigh region is known as Tinea Cruris. It can extend from groin to buttocks and abdomen region. Most common in males and adolescents, also known as Jock Itch.
- TINEA CAPITIS –
Fungal Infection affecting scalp and shaft of the hair. Giving a dandruff-like appearance.
- TINEA PEDIS –
Fungal Infection affecting the skin on your feet, often between your toes. There is a burning, itching, stinging sensation. And many more types of fungal infection.
The fungal infection depends upon the type and location of the infection, but this is following symptoms,
Itching, scratching, scratching, redness around the circular patch.
Homeopathy helps to improve the immune system of a person thus helping them to identify the foreign infection (Fungal Infection) fight against the infection.
There are about more than 30 homeopathic medicines for fungal infection.
Based upon the constitution, we need to identify which medicine is useful for a patient, what are the factors which lead to a reduction in the immune system and also identifying the personality types, body nature, stress level, certain medicines are given, these medicines are constitutional medicine, they improve the overall well being and health of the person. Thus improving the immune system and helping the fight against fungal infection in the body.
While taking the medicine many things need to be taken into consideration like, how frequently the medicine needs to be repeated, which potency and many other factors.
Based on the area where fungal infection affects different medicine are given like Fungus in Ear – Merc Solubilis,
- On Beard – Thuja
- On Fingers – Phosphorous,
- The finger between toes – Silicea.
- Between Groin region – Graphites, Thuja.
- Fungal infection on Scalp (Dandruff) – Mezereum and much more medicine.
Like this, there are different types of fungal infection and different medicine can be given.
The immune system needs to improve to treat fungal infection.
It is best to see a homeopathic physician to treat your fungal infection. The doctor will examine your condition, get to the root cause, do proper case analysis, and prescribe you the medicines.