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Fungal Infections: 5 Tips to Prevent Jock Itch

Tinea cruris, also known as the jock itch, is among the most common fungal infections affecting the groin area and the toes. The Trichophyton rubrum fungi that causes the jock itch thrives in the moist and warm environments. The infection is signaled by rashes and extreme itchiness. The infection ...Continue Reading

Fungal Infections: 5 Tips to Prevent Jock Itch

Tinea cruris, also known as the jock itch, is among the most common fungal infections affecting the groin area and the toes. The Trichophyton rubrum fungi that causes the jock itch thrives in the moist and warm environments. The infection is signaled by rashes and extreme itchiness. The infection ...Continue Reading

Fungal Infections: Tinea Faciei

The condition called tinea faciei is part of a range of fungal infections that affect different parts of the body. The fungus condition is named according to where it manifests on the body. Tinea faciei appears on the face, where a similar kind of fungal infection called tinea corporis appears on ...Continue Reading

Fungal Infections: Tinea Faciei

The condition called tinea faciei is part of a range of fungal infections that affect different parts of the body. The fungus condition is named according to where it manifests on the body. Tinea faciei appears on the face, where a similar kind of fungal infection called tinea corporis appears on ...Continue Reading

Fungal Infections: 5 Tips to Prevent Ringworm

The ringworm fungal infections are common, especially in children, and the infection is extremely contagious. The infection can be transmitted though direct contact with an infected person or pet or through indirect contact with contaminated soil or water. It is important to know the possible caus ...Continue Reading

Fungal Infections: 5 Tips to Prevent Ringworm

The ringworm fungal infections are common, especially in children, and the infection is extremely contagious. The infection can be transmitted though direct contact with an infected person or pet or through indirect contact with contaminated soil or water. It is important to know the possible caus ...Continue Reading

Fungal Skin Infections: Tinea Corporis

There are many different fungal skin infections, and Tinea Corporis is one of them. Tinea Corporis is more commonly known as "ringworm". It is not actually caused by worms, but refers to the circular shape of the lesions it causes. Cause of Tinea Corporis Tinea corporis is caused by fungi called ...Continue Reading

Fungal Skin Infections: Tinea Corporis

There are many different fungal skin infections, and Tinea Corporis is one of them. Tinea Corporis is more commonly known as "ringworm". It is not actually caused by worms, but refers to the circular shape of the lesions it causes. Cause of Tinea Corporis Tinea corporis is caused by fungi called ...Continue Reading

Risk factors for developing Bacterial Skin Infections

Bacterial skin infections can affect anyone at any age but imposes the highest risk when there is a break in the skin. Most bacterial skin infections occur as a result of a cut, scrape or puncture which leaves the skin open for bacteria to enter the body and cause infection. People who have certain ...Continue Reading

Risk factors for developing Bacterial Skin Infections

Bacterial skin infections can affect anyone at any age but imposes the highest risk when there is a break in the skin. Most bacterial skin infections occur as a result of a cut, scrape or puncture which leaves the skin open for bacteria to enter the body and cause infection. People who have certain ...Continue Reading

How Bacterial Skin Infections Develop

Bacterial skin infections can range from a simple rash to psoriasis or eczema, to more complex problems. There are a number of reasons a person can develop a bacterial skin infection. Most types of bacterial infections are caused by stapylococci, or staph, and strepococcus, or strep. Impetigo Po ...Continue Reading

How Bacterial Skin Infections Develop

Bacterial skin infections can range from a simple rash to psoriasis or eczema, to more complex problems. There are a number of reasons a person can develop a bacterial skin infection. Most types of bacterial infections are caused by stapylococci, or staph, and strepococcus, or strep. Impetigo Po ...Continue Reading

Fungal Skin Infections: Tinea Capitis

Among the different kinds of fungal skin infections that affect the scalp, tinea capitis is most commonly a pediatric condition, and one that merits a lot of close and careful observation. Tinea capitis may look like common “dandruff,” but there are some differences that parents should ...Continue Reading

Fungal Skin Infections: Tinea Capitis

Among the different kinds of fungal skin infections that affect the scalp, tinea capitis is most commonly a pediatric condition, and one that merits a lot of close and careful observation. Tinea capitis may look like common “dandruff,” but there are some differences that parents should ...Continue Reading

Fungal Yeast Infections: Tinea Versicolor

When it comes to fungal yeast infections, Tinea Versicolor is a fungal infection that causes a skin rash. It is caused by a yeast which is called Malassezia furfur. This yeast grows on the skin and will cause a rash when the yeast starts to overgrow. The rash is most common on the abdomen and the ...Continue Reading

Fungal Yeast Infections: Tinea Versicolor

When it comes to fungal yeast infections, Tinea Versicolor is a fungal infection that causes a skin rash. It is caused by a yeast which is called Malassezia furfur. This yeast grows on the skin and will cause a rash when the yeast starts to overgrow. The rash is most common on the abdomen and the ...Continue Reading

Fungal Yeast Infections: Intertrigo

One of the most common types of fungal yeast infections is intertrigo. It is caused by the Candida albicans. Intertrigo is a skin rash that develops in the folds of the skin. It most commonly affects the armpits, the groin area, and under heavy folds of skin such as the breasts or between the butt ...Continue Reading

Fungal Yeast Infections: Intertrigo

One of the most common types of fungal yeast infections is intertrigo. It is caused by the Candida albicans. Intertrigo is a skin rash that develops in the folds of the skin. It most commonly affects the armpits, the groin area, and under heavy folds of skin such as the breasts or between the butt ...Continue Reading

How Bacterial Skin Infections are Diagnosed

There are many types of bacterial skin infections. They are usually caused by two different types of bacteria. The first type is staphylococcus and the second is streptococcus. Not all bacteria is dangerous. There is bacteria everywhere we go. It is always trying to create problems on the skin an ...Continue Reading

How Bacterial Skin Infections are Diagnosed

There are many types of bacterial skin infections. They are usually caused by two different types of bacteria. The first type is staphylococcus and the second is streptococcus. Not all bacteria is dangerous. There is bacteria everywhere we go. It is always trying to create problems on the skin an ...Continue Reading

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