How do I permanently treat fungal infections that do not resolve with oral and topical medications?

Q. How are recurrent fungal infections treated in a person taking systemic and topical antifungals?

Answered by
Dr. Thakare Sampada Avinash
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Dec 31, 2022 and last reviewed on: Jan 04, 2023

Hi doctor,

I have been suffering from a fungal infection for the past one year. And I have consulted multiple doctors, but the problem continues. As long as I take medicines, it is fine. But the infection starts again after a few weeks or months once the course of the medication is completed. I have taken tablets, ITZHH 200mg, Levocet 5 mg, and Candiforce 100 mg twice daily for 14 days. Also, I have been using the creams Lulipin and Onabet. I want a permanent remedy for this infection.

Please help.



Welcome to

I went through your query and understood your concern.

Recurrent fungal infection is due to improper hygiene or excessive sweating. And I suggest you follow a few instructions mentioned below.

1. Maintaining good hygiene will help.

2. Wash your clothes in hot water and avoid sharing clothes.

3. Keep the affected area dry.

4. Apply Miconazole (antifungal) 2 % cream once daily.

5. Apply Luliconazole (imidazole antifungal) 1 % cream once daily.

6. Continue using the creams suggested for topical application

7. You will also need oral medications to treat the condition.

8. Undergo a blood test to check your blood sugar levels.

Consult a specialist, talk with them and take the medications with their consent.

I hope this has helped you out.

Kindly follow up if you have more doubts.

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