You should take medicines for a prolonged period of time. Sometimes resistance can develop to a certain group of medicines. Then the medications can be changed. If anyone in the family has same infection
it can come back to you from them. Treatment has to be continued for a few months. Sometimes combination of medicines have to be used. Medicated soaps and powders can prevent reccurance .Also maintain good personal hygiene. Take bath twice daily. Wear loose cotton dress. Wash and iron your clothes before wearing as the fungus can remain in them.