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Why Use Fluconazole Treatment

One of the nastiest types of infection is fungal infection.  Although they are more likely to grow on the skin, there are more serious ones though that develops in the respiratory system and infect not just the lungs, but also the blood and other parts of the body’s internal structure.  When you develop a fungal infection, it is vital that you treat the infection as soon as possible to prevent further growth, development, and spread of the infection.  Failure to do so may mean longer and costlier treatment.  Fluconazole treatment is needed for treating fungal infection.  Fluconazole treatment is an antifungal medication treatment that you take orally.

Most antifungals are applied on the skin directly to where the infection has developed.  However, if the infection has buried further or deeper in to the skin, or the infection has developed inside of the body, such topical type of antifungal will not work on such.  For cases like this, fluconazole treatment is necessary as fluconazole treatment comes in pill form which you take orally.  The treatment process in using fluconazole treatment is the purging of the infection from the inside of your body.  This effectively gets rid of the infection from your system.

For antifungal fluconazole treatment, it is necessary that you use fluconazole treatment for a course of several days.  The number of days you need to use fluconazole treatment depends on the type of infection that you have developed and the severity that it has.  Course treatment is necessary in completely getting rid of an infection from the body.  This is the very reason why doctors prescribe patients with several days of use of fluconazole treatment when they have a fungal infection.  By completing the course of fluconazole treatment, you will be able to completely purge the fungal infection out of the body. Read more…

Jeffrey Turnbull to be acclaimed CMA president-elect

The deadline has come and gone for a challenge to be mounted against Ottawa physician Jeffrey Turnbull's nomination to be the Canadian Medical Association's next president.

Under CMA election rules, a member could have chosen to mount a challenge from the floor of the General Council assembly. No challenges have been attempted since Dr Jack Burak attempted but failed to defeat BC nominee Dr Brian Day in 2006.

Dr Turnbull is an internist and chief of staff at the Ottawa Hospital. He has been the medical director of the Ottawa Inner City Health Project, which provides not only medical care but also doses of alcohol, to homeless men in the city.

The campaign Dr Turnbull ran for the presidential nomination made clear that his politics differs from those of Drs Brian Day and Robert Ouellet, who have both urged loosening restrictions on private healthcare funding in the Canada Health Act.

You can read more about Dr Turnbull and his nomination in this Canadian Medicine piece from March.

Dr Turnbull will serve as the organization's president for one year, beginning next August, after Saskatoon FP Anne Doig's term ends.

Photo: Dr Jeffrey Turnbull

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