Fungal diseases of the skin

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Fungal diseases (fungal infections) occur during the multiplication of specific fungi in the human body. Most often affects nails and skin stop. If you suspect afungusit is best to consult a dermatologist who will be able to make an accurate diagnosis and treatment. If self-medicate or even leave disease without attention fungus can go from healthy to sick nail, then spread to nearby skin or fingernails. To avoid this, be appointed as external agents (special paints, ointments, patches) and internal antifungals.

Some fungi can affect the deeper layers of the skin and penetrate into the body, causing deep mycoses. These diseases occur, usually in people with reduced immunity and chronic diseases as well as chronic administration of antibiotics. It is a deep fungal infections candidiasis and diseases caused by mold fungi, particularly aspergillosis.

You can get infected by fungus and animals. Ringworm, for example, you can pick up of stray cats and dogs, less likely source of infection is other people. When the disease occurs in the skin, one or more rounded pink spots, covered with scales and crusts. It is also possible loss of hair and scalp. Treatment of ringworm has been dermatologist.

Dandruff can arise both men and women and children. According to statistics, 30% of the world population have dandruff, and 50% at least once in their lives suffered from it. The immediate cause of dandruff is in most cases fungus, however, the factors that cause it enhanced reproduction can be quite varied. This seborrhea, and lowered immunity, and chronic infections, and hormonal disorders, and even improper hair care. Find the cause of dandruff and assign the optimal treatment may trichologist — an expert on the hair.


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