Fungal infections can affect skin, hair, nails and mucosal tissue.
The intensity of symptoms depend on the area affected and the duration of the disease. It may present as red or black rashes over skin, white lesions on tongue, abnormal vaginal discharge, deformed or discolored nails, scaling, swelling or loss of hair on scalp/beard area.
Types of Fungal infections
There are different types of fungal infections. Some of them are mentioned below:
Treatment of Fungal Infections
The treatment of fungal infections depends on the type of fungus involved. If it is a superficial fungal infection, it might take either a few days or a few months for it to heal. Deep tissue fungal infections usually take nearly two years to get treated.
Fungal infections are more prone in those with weakened immune system, elevated blood sugar levels, overuse of antibiotics, steroids and antiseptics. The fungi that cause these infections are difficult to eliminate. Prior use of topicals containing steroids will make the treatment even more difficult. Hence,it is always better to consult your dermatologist for effective treatment options.
Though not life-threatening, they can be a source of embarrassment,anxiety and distress to patients presenting with it. ABUSE OF CREAMS CONTAINING STEROID WILL MAKE THE TREATMENT DIFFICULT.
A bacterial infection is the proliferation of a harmful strain of bacteria either on or inside the body. Any part of the body can be affected by bacterial infection.
Types Of Bacteria Infections
The different types of bacteria that can cause infections are:
The common bacterial skin infections include:
Treatment of Bacterial infections
Topical, oral or intravenous antibiotics are used to treat bacterial skin infections. However, this depends on the strain that cause the infection. They disrupt the processes necessary for the growth of a bacterial cell and also its proliferation. Antibiotics have to be taken exactly as prescribed, failing which, the bacterial infection could get worse.
Note: Avoid using steroid based preparations and topical antiseptic solutions on skin to prevent worsening of the condition.
Despite all the advances in antiviral therapy and the body’s efficient immune system, the viruses that cause common skin infections continue to evade complete destruction.
Commonly encountered contagious viral infections are:
Since many presenting symptoms overlap, early diagnosis increases the chances for successful treatment, thereby arresting the spread.
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