Any disease caused by fungus is called fungal infection.
Hence it is also called mycosis.
Have you ever seen fungi?
Then go and keep a bread for few days.
You’ll see bread mold.
Those bread molds are the fungi that develop on it.
So lets spy some information about it.
Basically a fungus grows under favorable environmental conditions.
The fungi reproduce by spores.
However, the spores disperse through the wind, water, or animals.
Typically they grow if they are landed on a suitable food source.
Since fungi thrive in warm, moist environments.
FUNGAL SKIN INFECTION
The microscopic organisms don’t cause any problem unless they multiply faster than the normal rate.
Then they penetrate into the skin through a cut or lesion.
TYPES OF FUNGAL SKIN INFECTION
- RINGWORM OF THE BODY (TINEA CORPORIS)
Contrary to its name, ringworm is caused by a fungus, not by a warm.
It basically occurs on limbs and torso.
- ATHLETE’S FOOT (TINEA PEDIS)
It’s a fungal infection that occurs on the skin of feet.
Typically between toes.
- JOCK ITCH (TINEA CRURIS)
It’s a fungal infection that occurs in the groin and thighs.
Especially in men and adolescent boys.
- RINGWORM OF THE SCALP (TINEA CAPITIS)
It affects the skin of the scalp
Especially in young children.
- CUTANEOUS CANDIDIASIS
It is a skin infection occurring mostly in moist areas.
For instance – Under the breasts, in the fold of buttocks.
- Poor hygiene
- Direct contact with the infected person
- Diaphoresis ( which means excessive sweating)
- Wearing tight clothes
- Coming in contact with animals having fungal infection.
How will you know?
SIGN AND SYMPTOMS
- The scaly appearance of the skin
- Cracked or blistered skin
- Bald patches on the skin
- Tenderness or pain
How to get rid of this?
So let’s have a glimpse of its prevention!
1- Maintain proper hygiene.
2- Avoid close contact with the infected person or animal.
3- Wear clean clothes.
4- Chose clothing and shoes that breath well.
5- Avoid walking bare feet.
6- Keep your skin dry.
7- Apply powder to keep your skin dry.
Finally when to see a doctor?
- If the infection gets worse.
- Suffering from diabetes.
- Have patches and scaly skin.
- Weakened immune system.
#In addition if you have pus formation than better visit the doctor.
#Undoubtedly if the infection persists for too long then it’s a serious matter.
#In that case consult a doctor.
In short fungal infection can be drastic if it’s not treated on time.
Hence, my dear ones go through this information and increase your knowledge.
Similarly, you can cure your fungal infection.
Even so, you can also prevent yourself from it.
So now you know enough about fungal infection.
Have a look at your body.
Are you also suffering from the same?
Now you know what to do.
So get rid of this instantly!
In other words, be healthy and be safe!