Skin Infections

Your skin helps protect you from germs, but sometimes it can get infected by them. Some common types of skin infections are

·         Bacterial: Cellulitis and impetigoStaphylococcal infections can also affect the skin.

·         Viral: Shingleswarts, and herpes simplex

·         Fungal: Athlete's foot and yeast infections

·         Parasitic: Body licehead lice, and scabies

Treatment of skin infections depends on the cause.

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