Presentation on theme: "SeLF-CARE MANAGEMENT:FUNGAL INFECTIONs"— Presentation transcript:
1 SeLF-CARE MANAGEMENT:FUNGAL INFECTIONs Jovan Miles, Pharm.D., RPh.SeLF-CARE MANAGEMENT:FUNGAL INFECTIONs
2 Objectives Causes and Symptoms: OTC Products Tinea Corporis Capitis CrurisPedisVersicolorOTC Products
3 TINEA Transmission Higher Risk Animal→ Person Person →Person Sharing Personal ItemsHigher RiskDark moist areasPublic Locker RoomsShower stallsSwimming poolsHot and Humid areasTowels hats combs Shoes
4 RINGWORM TINEA CORPORIS TINEA CAPITIS PRESENTATION: Arms, legs, face, or other exposed body areasRaised Scaly RashItchingPRESESNTATION:ScalpBald areas with small black dotsLow-grade fever or swollen lymph nodes in the neckItchingsmall red, raised spots and pimples. The border may look scaly…….USUALLY CHILDREN SUBSIDE IN PUBERTY
20 TREATMENT DURATION CAPITIS ONYCHOMYCOSIS SEE MD Up to 8 weeks 3-6 MONTHS
21 PATIENT TIPS Stay Clean and Dry Feet Post Exercise/Physical ActivityBathingElderlyAmbulateFeetChange socks(Cotton or Wool) & Wash qdDry in between toes wellTalcum powder Wear sandals, canvas tennis shoes, or go barefoot during treatment Blisters- soak in an astringent x 20 to 30 minutes BIDAvoid infected clothes and personal itemsTreat even after burning/irritation stops
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