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Thrush and other fungal infections

Fungal infections like thrush and tinea are easily treatable, but others can be a sign of underlying conditions that need to be managed. Learn more about the different causes and treatment of common fungal infections below.

Genital thrush in males

Thrush is a yeast infection caused by an overgrowth of a fungus called candida. Learn more about thrush in males here.

Oral thrush

Oral thrush (oral candidiasis) is an infection of the mouth caused by a yeast fungus known as candida. Learn about prevention, symptoms and treatment.

Seborrhoeic dermatitis

Seborrhoeic dermatitis can occur on the scalp, face or torso or in areas that produce an oily substance known as sebum. Learn more about it here.


Tinea is a common fungal skin infection. Learn about the causes, types - such as athlete's foot and jock itch - and tinea treatment and symptoms.

Toenail infection

Toenail infections are common but they may also be a sign of other conditions. Find out more about causes, symptoms and treatment here.

Vaginal thrush

Vaginal thrush is a common yeast infection caused by the candida species of fungus. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments here.

Antifungal medicines

Antifungal medicines come in many forms including creams and tablets. Treatment choice depends on where the infection is and how severe it is.

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