Dermatology - diseases of the skin

Fungus on the skin


Fungus on the skin

Fungal diseases (mycoses) occur during the reproduction of specific fungi in the human body. Most often affects the nails and skin of the feet. If you suspect a fungus it is best to consult a dermatologist who will be able to make an accurate diagnosis and prescribe treatment. If self-medicate or even to leave the disease the fungus can move from the nail on the patient’s healthy, and then spread to nearby skin or fingernails. To avoid this, be appointed as external means (special paints, ointments, patches) and internal antifungal drugs.

Some fungi can infect the deep layers of the skin and to penetrate into the body, causing deep mycoses. These diseases occur, usually in people with reduced immunity and suffer from chronic diseases, and chronic administration of antibiotics. To deep mycosis is candidiasis and the diseases caused by fungi, particularly Aspergillus.

The fungus can be transmitted from animals and. Ringworm, for example, you can pick up from stray cats and dogs, rarely the source of infection is other people. When the disease occurs on the skin one or more round pink spots, covered with scales and crusts. It is also possible defeat of the hair and scalp. Treatment of ringworm is engaged dermatologist.

Fungus on the skin - symptoms, causes and treatment of fungal diseasesDandruff can occur in both men and women and children. According to statistics, 30% of the population has dandruff, and 50% once in his life suffered from it. Direct cause of dandruff in most cases is a fungus, but the factors causing it enhanced reproduction can be quite diverse. This is a seborrhea and a reduced immune system, and chronic infections, hormonal disorders, and even improper hair care. To find the cause of dandruff and prescribe optimal treatment can trichologist – a specialist in the problems of hair.