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Skin fungus Candidiasis

Skin fungus Candidiasis

Reviewed by Dr John Pillinger, GP What is it? An infection of the skin by the yeast-like fungus Candida albicans . What causes it? The human body contains a vast number of different micro-organisms, including fungi, both on the inside and on the outside. Some of these micro-organisms are beneficial. Others have no effect until either there is a change in their nature or there is a decrease in the body s resistance to them. This allows one type to …

Treating skin fungus

Treating skin fungus

1. ECONAZOLE (e KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin. More » 2. KETOCONAZOLE (kee toe KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections. More » 3. miconazole 4. NYSTATIN (nye STAT in) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin. More » 5. OXICONAZOLE (ox i KON …

Skin Fungus Tinea pedis

Skin Fungus Tinea pedis

Athlete’s Foot ( tinea pedis ) Athlete’s foot, or tinea pedis , is an infection of the skin and feet that can be caused by a variety of different fungi. Although tinea pedis can affect any portion of the foot, the infection most often affects the space between the toes. Athlete’s foot is typically characterized by skin fissures or scales that can be red and itchy. Tinea pedis is spread through contact with infected skin scales or contact with fungi …

Typical skin Fungus

Typical skin Fungus

Loading By | January 18, 2010 Fungal infections are among the most common kind of skin infections that affect people. These infections are rather contagious, spreading easily from one body part to another and from person to person too. In a fungal infection of the skin, the affected area typically becomes itchy, red, thick, scaly and dry. The common kinds of skin fungus that affect people are athlete’s foot (infection between the toes), jock itch …

Skin Fungus in elderly

Skin Fungus in elderly

Fungal infections of both the skin and nails of the feet are caused by microscopic organisms only in this case, they are fungi, and like their counterparts, bacteria and viruses, are invisible to the naked eye. They exist everywhere, in the atmosphere and environment, though they do prefer somewhere dark, moist and warm in order to flourish. They attack human skin and nails, particularly at times of mild debility or when the skin is damaged and therefore …

Skin fungus zinc

Skin fungus zinc

The condition of skin fungus and white spots is called tinea versicolor. This article lists the symptoms, causes and treatment for this condition. Tinea versicolor, fungal infection can interfere with the normal pigmentation of the skin and create small spots which give a patchy appearance to the skin. This skin infection is quite common in hot and humid areas. Teens and young adults seem to be more prone to this infection. The condition can be prevented …

Skin Cancer is a fungus

Skin Cancer is a fungus

Eliminating These Fungal Infections Is Vital For Getting Rid Of Cancer Fungus and Cancer - The Candida Fungus Some doctors theorize that candida or other systemic fungal infectionscause or at the very least contribute to the development of cancer. When you examine the link between fungus and cancer further,this makes sense. A body wide candida infection plays havoc on the immune system. Not only does the immune system become overwhelmed and worn out …

Foot skin fungus Remedies

Foot skin fungus Remedies

Home Blog advertisement Whether you play sport or simply walk around in flip flops, you can be affected by athelete’s foot if you do not maintain proper hygiene or come in contact with some contaminated objects. The parasitic fungi, Dermatophytes, that feeds on other organisms causes athelete’s foot . Since the area around your feet is warm and humid, the fungus spreads faster and could even spread all over your body if neglected. It is therefore …