Fungus in Palm Beach Gardens & Stuart, FL

Fungal infections can cause a range of unwanted symptoms, but fortunately, they can be treated quickly and effectively with the right approach. At Florida Dermatology Services, we offer treatment for fungus and other skin health concerns to help patients achieve and maintain healthy skin, hair and nails. We welcome patients from Palm Beach Gardens, Stuart and Palm City, FL.

Fungus in Palm Beach Gardens & Stuart, FL

What Causes Fungal Infections?

Fungal infections are diseases caused by fungi, which can include a wide range of presentations. They most often affect the skin, hair, and/or the nails, with symptoms that can sometimes even spread across the body. These symptoms can include rashes, itching, hair loss, discomfort, discoloration and more. The most common types of fungal infections include:

  • Athlete’s foot
  • Yeast infection
  • Ringworm
  • Jock itch

How is Fungus Treated?

Fungus and fungal infections first require a diagnosis, as there are many variations of fungi that can cause diseases in the body. Diagnosis is sometimes accomplished using a fungal culture test, which will use various samples from the body to identify the type of fungus responsible for a given infection. After diagnosis, an appropriate treatment method can be identified. Treatment usually includes the use of antifungal medications.

How Much Does Fungus Treatment Cost?

The cost of fungus treatment at Florida Dermatology Specialists can vary depending on the strategies involved and the extent of treatment needed. In most cases, your treatment may be eligible for coverage by health insurance. During your initial consultation, we will develop a personalized treatment plan and assess your insurance coverage to determine the exact cost of treatment that you will be responsible for.

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"Dr. Krathen is the most professional, caring, friendly and skilled dermatologist I’ve ever had. He is patient in answering all your questions. I highly recommend him to all my family and friends." - ES

What Can I Expect from Fungus Treatment?

After diagnosing the cause of a fungal infection, treatment is fairly straightforward. We will then prescribe the appropriate antifungal medication, which is most often a topical solution. After beginning treatment, most patients find full relief from their fungal infection as early as a few days, although others may need to continue treatment for a few weeks.

Why Choose Florida Dermatology Specialists for Fungus Treatment?

Florida Dermatology Specialists is the premier practice for fungal infection treatments. Our team of dermatologists specialize in diagnosing and treating all diseases of the hair, skin, and nails. Led by Dr. Richard Krathen, board-certified Dermatologist, board-certified Micrographic Dermatologic Surgeon, and fellowship-trained Mohs Surgeon, we offer the most effective solutions for managing fungal infections and their underlying causes.

Patients struggling with fungus are encouraged to contact us today to schedule a consultation and get started with treatment. Florida Dermatology Specialists has office locations in Palm Beach Gardens and Stuart, where we welcome patients living in and around Hobe Sound, Port St. Lucie, and Loxahatchee, FL.