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Oral antifungal medicines may be used to treat a fungal infection, such as
athlete's foot or a
fungal nail infection. Before you decide to take this type of medicine, you and your doctor will want to consider the risks. Some antifungal
During oral antifungal treatment, your doctor may
require blood tests to check your kidney and liver function.
Mild side effects caused by these medicines may include
stomach upset, headaches, and skin rash.
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ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerPatrice Burgess, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Current as ofFebruary 5, 2016
Current as of:
February 5, 2016
Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
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