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A potentially lethal fungal disease is creeping into recovering Covid-19 patients, and the prognosis is not good

Disclaimer: This should not be considered medical advice. Please check with your doctor on medica…

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A man thought he had COVID. It turned out to be a deadly fungal infection that spreads through dust.

Jose Leon was fatigued, achey, and losing weight. About a month later, he was diagnosed with Valley…

Anna Medaris   


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A 33-year-old's back pain and weight loss were symptoms of a deadly fungal infection that spreads through dust

In late 2020, Desiree Chan developed back pain, fatigue, night sweats, and a cough. After a month o…

Anna Medaris   


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3 people have died from a fungal disease after traveling to Mexico for cosmetic procedures, and hundreds more could be at risk

Three Americans have died after getting fungal meningitis linked to cosmetic procedures in Mexico. …

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A 29-year-old woman found a mark on her head and was diagnosed with a fungal infection. It turned out to be invasive skin cancer.

Sarah Lee said the melanoma was a "terrifying surprise" — she didn't use sunbeds, wore SPF 30…

Dr. Catherine Schuster-Bruce   


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Black fungus: Maharashtra health department to make separate database for cases found in COVID-19 patients

On Wednesday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said as many as 111 patients, al…

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Fungal acne looks like normal acne, but requires completely different products to treat here's how to tell if you have it

Here's how to spot folliculitis, often referred to as "fungal acne." It can resemble pimples, but i…

Julia Pugachevsky   


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8 reasons your dog is sneezing a lot, from nasal infections to tumors, and when to take them to the vet

Dog sneezes often aren't serious. But it's best to take your pup to the vet if they won't stop snee…

Emily Swaim,Sorin McKnight   


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A yeast infection can cause a fever in the rare case of invasive candidiasis - here's what to know about it

Yeast infections don't usually cause fevers, but if you are immunocompromised you may be at risk fo…

Ashley Laderer,G. Thomas Ruiz, MD   


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A fungus known for killing trees has infected a human for the first time, causing a pus-filled abscess to grow in his throat

Doctors in India warned that the worsening of global warming "opens Pandora's Box for newer fungal …

Andrea Michelson   


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Covid-related black fungus has claimed 52 lives in Maharashtra so far, according to official data

All of them were COVID-19 survivors, but succumbed to the black fungus infection.

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7 home remedies to get rid of a yeast infection — and 5 unsafe remedies to avoid

One of the most effective home remedies for treating a yeast infection naturally is to insert a cap…

Callie Tansill-Suddath,Olivia P. Myrick   


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Almost 100 Michigan paper mill workers are sick from a rare fungus spread by mold spores in the air — and climate change could make this more common

A blastomycosis outbreak in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has sickened dozens of paper mill workers. T…

Andrea Michelson,Hilary Brueck   


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Yeast infections aren't contagious - here's what causes them and how to avoid getting one

Yeast infections, an overgrowth of yeast in the body, are rarely contagious. However, they can make…

Carla Delgado,Lauren Demosthenes   


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Covid-19 cases linked 'black fungus infection' appears across Delhi hospitals

The cases of rare black fungus infection linked with Covid-19 have started to appear across the hos…

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What diabetics should know about the deadly 'black fungus' infections affecting India's COVID-19 patients

Diabetes, COVID-19, and medicines like steroids, used to treat COVID-19, all dampen the immune syst…

Kelsie Sandoval   


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COVID-19 patients in India are developing deadly 'black fungus' infections that can lead to blindness

Doctors say steroids, which have proved effective for those severely ill with COVID-19, may inadver…

Kelsie Sandoval   


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How long a yeast infection lasts and the best ways to treat your symptoms

Many yeast infections clear up in about a week on their own, but more serious infections can last l…

Madeline Kennedy,Irena Cabrera   


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How to tell the difference between a yeast infection and UTI

Yeast infections and UTIs are hard to tell apart because they exhibit similar symptoms. But it's im…

Jocelyn Solis-Moreira