Fungal Infection Treatment in Borivali, Mumbai

B.A.E Skin Clinic, is a dedicated destination for comprehensive and effective fungal infection treatment in Borivali.

With a team of experienced dermatologists and modern facilities, B.A.E Skin Clinic is committed to providing personalized and advanced solutions to address various fungal skin conditions.

Fungal skin infections might cause irritation, scaly skin, redness, itching, swelling, blisters, etc., anywhere on the body. Many types of over-the-counter medications can help treat fungal skin infections. However, you need to visit a doctor if infection does not improve, worsens, or recurs.

Types Of Fungal Infections


It is also called tinea corporis. Occurs as a red, circular, flat sore, with scaly skin, and a winding, worm-like edge. It can spread through direct contact with infected people or animals or objects. Heat and humidity aggravates it.

Yeast Infection

It is a non-contagious infection, caused by Candida species. Most common in warm, moist, creased areas, including armpits and groin, and common in obese or diabetic individuals. It can cause infections in nails, vagina, or mouth (oral thrush). Signs of yeast infection of the skin include rashes, patches oozing clear fluid, pimples, itching, and burning; of the nails include painful swelling of nail beds and a white or yellow nail; of the mouth include white painful patches on the tongue and inside cheeks; and of the vaginal skin include white or yellow vaginal discharge, itching, redness, and burning sensation.

Athlete's Foot

It is also called tinea pedis, and involves the foot. They grow best in warm, moist areas such as shoes, socks, swimming pools, locker rooms, and public showers. Is more common in people who wear tight shoes, do not change sweaty socks, and use public baths/pools. Signs include peeling, cracking, and scaly feet; blisters; redness; itching; and burning.

Jock Itch

It is a red, itchy rash, often ring-shaped. Occurs in warm, moist areas such as genitals, inner thighs, and buttocks. It is mildly contagious and can spread through direct or indirect contact. Symptoms include itching, chafing, burning, redness, flaking, peeling, or cracking of skin on the groin or thigh.


Your doctor might suspect a fungal infection if a red, irritated, or scaly rash is noted in one of the commonly affected areas. Microscopy or microbiological culture of skin scrapings might be recommended.


  • Athlete’s Foot:

    Your doctor may scrape off a bit of skin and look at it under a microscope to check for a different condition.

  • Jock Itch:

    Usually diagnosed by what it looks like and where it is on your body, followed by microscopic examination of skin samples.

  • Ringworm:

    Diagnosed based on symptoms and microscopic examination of skin sample. You might be asked if you’ve come into contact with infected people or animals.

  • Yeast Infection:

    Medical history and physical examination will often be the primary step, followed by microscopic examination of skin samples.


Fungal infection treatment in Borivali at B.A.E Skin Clinic, typically treated with antifungal drugs, usually with topical drugs or pills to be consumed by mouth. Antifungal drugs are available as over-the-counter treatments or prescription medications, as creams or ointments, pills, powders, sprays, and shampoos. Corticosteroids might be prescribed to relieve inflammation and itching.

You have to keep the affected areas dry, by wearing loose clothes, applying powder, or wearing open-toed shoes.

Different types of fungal infections might be treated as follows:


  • Athlete’s Foot:

    Antifungal medicine to apply on skin or, in severe cases, to consume

  • Jock Itch:

    Over-the-counter antifungal medicines; prescription cream in severe cases

  • Ringworm:

    Antifungal medications for topical application (clotrimazole and miconazole); prescription cream in severe cases.

  • Medicated creams for most skin yeast infections:

    medicated suppositories, for vaginal infections; and medicated mouthwash or lozenges, for oral thrush.

Risk Factor

  • Obese people, anyone consuming antibiotics or with a weakened immune system or cancer or diabetes or HIV, organ or stem cell transplant patients, and hospitalized patients are at higher risk of developing this infection.
  • Several lifestyle factors increase the risk of fungal infections: warm or wet surroundings; excessive sweating; sharing clothing, shoes, towels, or bedding; ill hygiene; wearing unclean clothes, in particular socks/undergarments; wearing tight clothing or footwear; activities involving frequent skin-to-skin contact; and contact with infected animals.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a fungal infection take to heal?

  • The symptoms of a fungal infection, such as itchiness, may go away after a few days of treatment.
  • Skin discoloration and scaliness may take up to a few weeks to completely heal.

Will fungal infection go away on its own?

Fungal infections usually don’t go away if left untreated. In fact, leaving them untreated may cause them to spread or worsen.