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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

How Fungal Infections Develop

Fungal infections are caused by fungi, a type of microorganism. These microorganisms can be found on the skin, hair, nails and the internal organs. Fungal infections develop by exposure to the fungus. This usually happens by touching someone or something that has already been infected, breathing i ...Continue Reading

How Fungal Infections Develop

Fungal infections are caused by fungi, a type of microorganism. These microorganisms can be found on the skin, hair, nails and the internal organs. Fungal infections develop by exposure to the fungus. This usually happens by touching someone or something that has already been infected, breathing i ...Continue Reading

How to Prevent Recurring Infections and Spread of Pubic Lice

Pubic lice is a growing threat among those who have multiple sexual partners. While the disease is fairly innocuous and does not cause long term damage, if left untreated, it can spread to other sexual partners. By learning how to prevent recurring infections and to stop the spread of pubic lice, ...Continue Reading

How to Prevent Recurring Infections and Spread of Pubic Lice

Pubic lice is a growing threat among those who have multiple sexual partners. While the disease is fairly innocuous and does not cause long term damage, if left untreated, it can spread to other sexual partners. By learning how to prevent recurring infections and to stop the spread of pubic lice, ...Continue Reading

Living with Fungal Infections

Fungal infections, also known as mycosis, occur when fungi pass the barriers of resistance in a living body to create an infection. Athletes are usually susceptible to fungi since most of them sweat profusely. Fungi may infect any part of the body and may be difficult to treat. Fungi that are only ...Continue Reading

Living with Fungal Infections

Fungal infections, also known as mycosis, occur when fungi pass the barriers of resistance in a living body to create an infection. Athletes are usually susceptible to fungi since most of them sweat profusely. Fungi may infect any part of the body and may be difficult to treat. Fungi that are only ...Continue Reading

Living with Bacterial Skin Infections

Bacterial skin infections are caused by the presence or the growth of bacteria on broken skin and on wounds. Bacteria, such as certain strains of Staphylococcus, Corynebacterium spp., Brevibacterium spp and Acinetobacter, thrive on normal skin. These are usually safe and harmless. Propionibacteria ...Continue Reading

Living with Bacterial Skin Infections

Bacterial skin infections are caused by the presence or the growth of bacteria on broken skin and on wounds. Bacteria, such as certain strains of Staphylococcus, Corynebacterium spp., Brevibacterium spp and Acinetobacter, thrive on normal skin. These are usually safe and harmless. Propionibacteria ...Continue Reading

Myths and Facts about Bacterial Skin Infections

Understanding the truth behind what causes bacterial skin infections and how they are spread can help you better protect yourself against contamination. The following are some common myths about bacterial skin infections uncovered: Myth: Cellulitis is Contagious Fact: Because cellulitis infects th ...Continue Reading

Myths and Facts about Bacterial Skin Infections

Understanding the truth behind what causes bacterial skin infections and how they are spread can help you better protect yourself against contamination. The following are some common myths about bacterial skin infections uncovered: Myth: Cellulitis is Contagious Fact: Because cellulitis infects th ...Continue Reading

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