Fungal Diseases



Fungal Diseases

What is Fungal Diseases

There are various ailments like skin infections, urinary tract infections and other infections for which the fungi are the reason. The diseases occurring due to fungi are categorized as fungal diseases or fungal infections. These infections sometimes result into severe health complications so it is very important that everyone must have knowledge about the fungal infections and symptoms associated with these.

Symptoms caused due to aspergillus fungus infection

• Fever
• Cough with blood
• Wheezing
• Weight loss
• Chills
• Chest pain
• Phlegm
• Shortness of breath
• Skin sores

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What are Fungi?

A fungus (plural….fungi is any member of the group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds, as well as the more familiar mushrooms.
Fungal diseases are caused by fungi which are present everywhere on this earth. There are around 1.5 millions different species of fungi but only about 300 of those are pathogenic.
Fungi which are dangerous to human beings, few of them are listed below:

1.Aspergillus

Aspergillosis is caused by the fungus Aspergillus. This fungus is commonly found in stored grain, dead leaves, and decaying vegetation. Aspergillosis occurs in the people who are exposed to this fungus and these infections rarely occur in the people who have a healthy immune system.

Complicatory effects

• It results in the allergic pulmonary aspergillosis which is developed in the people who are already suffering from lungs complications like cystic fibrosis or asthma.
• Aspergilloma is also due to this fungal diseases and develops in the people who have lungs abscess and tuberculosis.
• Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis is a severe infection in association with pneumonia. And mostly occur in the people with weakened immune system.

2.Candidiasis

Candidiasis is a fungal disease due to any type of Candida (a type of yeast). When it affects the mouth, it is commonly called thrush. Signs and Symptoms include white patches on the tongue or other areas of the mouth and throat. Other symptoms may include soreness and problems swallowing. When it affects the vagina, it is commonly called a yeast infection. Signs and symptoms include genital itching, burning, and sometimes a white “cottage cheese-like” discharge from the vagina. Less commonly the penis may be affected, resulting in itchiness. Very rarely, the infection may become invasive, spreading to other parts of the body. This may result in fevers along with other symptoms depending on the parts involved.
There are approximately 20 species of candida yeast but the most common species is Candida albicans. Candida normally is present on the skin, mucous membrane but overgrowth of these microorganisms results in the infections.
Oral candidiasis is the yeast infection of the mouth or oral thrush. This type of infection is mostly seen in the people who take antibiotics, diabetic people and people with weakened immune system.

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2 to 3 teaspoonful 3 to 4 times a day with clean potable water for 50 to 90 days for oral as well as dermal and mucoid fungus infections as synergistic support.

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Other symptoms are present due to candidiasis

• White spots in the tongue area.
• Redness in the mouth area.
• Difficulty in swallowing
• Sore throat.
• Cracks at the corner of mouth.

Urinary tract infection (UTI) – Candidiasis also results in the urinary tract infection both in the male and female.

Symptoms in women:

• Itching in the vaginal area .
• Redness and soreness in the vaginal area.
• Vaginal discharge which has appearance like cottage cheese.
• Pain during sexual intercourse.
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Symptoms in men:

• Red rash on penis
• Itching on penis.
• Burning sensation on penis.
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Skin infections – Candidiasis results in the skin infections depicting red patches on skin, cracks in skin, redness on skin and shedding of skin.

3. Cryptococcus Neoformans

Cryptococcus neoformans is fungal diseases which mainly affects the lungs and central nervous system and skin.These infections mostly occur in the people who have HIV/AIDS.

Cryptococcus Neoformans

Cryptococcus Neoformans

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