Ringworm is a fungal skin infection that is prominently seen amongst active people especially wrestlers and other sports persons. Fungi needs damp conditions to thrive and this is exactly what they get in sweat soaked bodies of athletes. Though, people other than sports persons can also get infected with ringworm.
Ringworm is counted as one of the most notorious among all fungal infections. The misnomer ‘Ringworm’ was misunderstood by people to be a worm that caused the roundish itchy marks having red appearance.
Depending upon the body part affected by the fungus, ringworm is classified as:
1) Tinea barbae- It is more common in men as it infects the facial hair particularly the bearded area of men. Continue reading
Staph infections are caused due to a type of bacteria known as staphylococcus bacteria. This bacterial infection spreads when an open wound comes in contact with another staph infected object. Staphylococcus bacteria also known as staph bacteria breed on the skin, mouth and nose. These bacteria can result in minor skin infections or at times they may not cause any problems. Continue reading
Ringworm is a misnomer because it is an infection caused by fungus not by a worm. Ringworm is a skin infection caused by a fungus depending on their location on the body. It is characterized by ring-shaped red, scaly patches with clearing centers. The most commonly affected areas are the scalp, feet, nails, and groin. Continue reading
Disease causing micro-organisms are everywhere in the environment around us. In the air we breathe, in the water, on the floor, on our clothes, in marketplace. These micro-organisms are bacteria, fungi, parasites or viruses. Every minute of every day we are susceptible to these germs. Continue reading
Defense Soap is known to work wonders on bacterial and fungal skin infections. Its effectiveness is time tested and are clinically proven. But do you know it is equally efficient as a Ringworm Soap. Its effectiveness is due its all natural components which makes Continue reading
In most cases, we can treat ringworm with over the counter topical anti fungal creams or sprays such as Micatin, Clotrimazole, Ketoconazole, or Tolnaftate. While relief is often fast, treatment should be continued for the full treatment period to ensure eradication of the fungus. But however it’s better to take Continue reading
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Genital herpes is a form of viral infection caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV2). It is a painful and worrying disease more common than people believe. Genital herpes is mostly an asymptomatic disease occurring as blisters around the genital area or the rectum. The blisters disappear in around 3-4 weeks. Once the virus has entered the body it remains Continue reading
As a well established fact athletes are more prone to skin infection because they are most venerable to unhygienic conditions. Skin infections cause 10% of time-loss sport injuries and can be impediment for the heath of athletes. Skin infections spreads from Continue reading