Fungal, Bacterial, and Viral Skin Infections

Fungal, bacterial, and viral skin infections can range from minor to more serious. Learn about symptoms and treatments that can address these concerns.

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itchy skin
Ringworm: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
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What You Need to Know About Flagyl
Female doctor examining senior patients hands
Paronychia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Microbiologist examining an MRSA bacteria on plate
MRSA: Overview and More
A young Southeast Asian woman is applying moisturizing lotion on hands
9 Common Bacterial Skin Infections
scalp ringworm microsporum canis
Ringworm: Overview and More
Toe and nail fungus. Woman at a dermatologist.
Athlete's Foot Types and Treatments
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Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment of Intertrigo
The fungus that causes jock itch.
Jock Itch Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments
A female doctor sits at her desk and chats to an elderly female patient while looking at her test results
Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Beauty is as beauty does
Best Treatments for Tinea Versicolor Skin Infection
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Skin Infection Around Fingernails and Toenails
Woman applying cream to her arm
Interface Dermatitis (ID) Reaction: Overview and More
Washing hands.
Abscess: Symptoms, Causes, Photos, and Treatment
A culture of E. coli bacteria.
Types of Cultures Used to Diagnosis Ailments
Doctor comforting patient in office
Anal or Rectal Abscess: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
The doctor is examining the patient's feet Doctor dermatologist
How Fungal Nail Infections Are Treated and Diagnosed
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KOH Prep Test: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
How Ringworm Is Treated
Surgeon operating on a patient's toe
Ingrown Nail Surgery: Preparation, Procedure, Recovery
Ill hospital patient
Septicemia Infection Symptoms and Risks
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Symptoms of Fungal and Yeast Infections
Woman relaxing in a hot tub pool during weekend days of relax and spa in a luxury place during travel vacations.
Folliculitis, Furuncles, and Carbuncles Skin Infections
Microscopic image of thrush infection of candidiasis
Candida and Candidiasis
Female dermatologist Inspecting patient skin moles at clinic
Skin Ulcers: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Woman scratching arm
Tinea Versicolor: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Doctor looking at a woman's skin
Pityriasis Rosea Appearance and Causes
Empty hot tub.
Hot Tub Folliculitis: Overview and more
Woman touching her underarm
Erythrasma Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Physical therapists are checking patients elbows at the clinic office room.
Carbuncles: Causes and Risk Factors
Healthcare and medical concept. Female scratching the itch on her hand, cause of itching from Allergy, chemical, allergic to detergent or dishwashing liquid and dermatitis, insect bites, burned, drug, skin diseases. Health problem.
Cellulitis: Overview and More
American Dog Tick, Dermacentor variabilis, on skin. Found after walking through tall grass in spring, Saskatchewan, Canada
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Facts and Symptoms
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Causes and Treatment of Erysipelas (St. Anthony's Fire)
Woman applying oil on her legs at the poolside
The 7 Best Toenail Fungus Treatments of 2021
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Candida: What to Eat for Better Management
MRSA bacterial colonies in a petri dish.
Staph and MRSA Infections in Athletes
Young doctor examining a senior patient
Ramsay Hunt Syndrome (Type II): Symptoms and Treatment
Ringworm Causes
Ringworm: Causes and Risk Factors
Growing old and getting healthy together
Shingles: Coping, Support, and Living Well
A sleeping child with chickenpox
Prevalence of Immunocompromised Kids
Getting flu vaccine
Preventing Shingles: Avoidance and Vaccination
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Shingles: Causes and Risk Factors
Older couple relaxing on bed
Caregiving for Someone With Shingles
Senior African American man covering his face
Shingles: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
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How Shingles Is Diagnosed
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An Overview of Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus
A doctor discusses a new diagnosis with an older male patient.
How Shingles Is Treated