What if the fungus come back?
Be ill fungus is always unpleasant, and even hurt again – and even insulting. Like so much time is spent on treatment and here you are familiar symptoms. Studies show that almost a third of people, once infected by a fungus, after 2-5 years of ill re fungal infektsiey.1 But, again found some time after the treatment, the symptoms of the fungus, it is not necessary to record the disease in incurable and take drugs useless – have a recurrence of the infection there are many reasons. First, it can be re-infestation at home or in public places. Moist environment and constant high temperature – that favorable conditions for the development of fungal infection, which is why most often become infected by the disease in the summer, when amplified potlivost.2 At risk are not only those who have access to the pool, sauna and gym, but also those who simply spends a long time in a closed shoe. p>
Secondly, there are certain factors that contribute to the incidence of fungus: patients age and general health. According to various experts, the prevalence of fungal infections covers 10-20% of the adult population and increases significantly in older age groups. And older people, in turn, become a source of infection of intra – currently, according to research, as 28% of patients infected with the young and middle-aged. Moreover, in recent years there has been a tendency to increase the incidence of fungal infections, not only in adults but also in detey.3 The introduction of a fungal infection in the nail plate and the skin contribute to a variety of chronic diseases, reduces the activity of the metabolic processes of immune responses and the intensity of blood flow. These include, for example, varicose veins, flat feet, arthritis, arthrosis, excessive sweating, weight gain and diabetes diabet.4 p>
Third, the particular risk, according to experts, are members of certain professions. For example, because of tight shoes are more likely to suffer from fungus military. And athletes often injure nails, spend much time in the gym locker rooms and showers, easily infected and infecting others. Cooks and doctors frequently wash their hands, thus damaging the protective skin at the base of the nails, it can also contribute to the development of fungal infection.
Fourth, many patients do not take into account the persistence of the fungus: in a few months, he may remain in all touch anything sore foot, and putting on an old shoe in six months or a year after the treatment, you can again get a fungus.
And fifth, the fungus may return because of incomplete treatment. Not seeing the results in the first weeks of treatment, patients often stop it, not to its logical conclusion. And that, perhaps, the main reason for recurrence of fungal infection.