Skin is the largest sensory organ of a body, so when it develops a bacterial or fungal infection, it’s incredibly serious. When the infection goes uncared for, the case can become even worse.

Bacterial and fungal infections, when left uncared for, can become extremely serious, especially when the infection is on your skin. With how sensitive skin can be, the sooner that bacterial and fungal infections are treated, the better.

Most Common Types of Bacterial & Fungal Infections

There are quite a few different diagnosis of bacterial and fungal infections. Because of how different symptoms are for each of these bacterial and fungal infections, it’s best to speak with your dermatologist before proceeding with treatments.

  • Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Folliculitis
  • Furunculosis
  • Impetigo
  • Ecthyma
  • Cellulitis
  • Erysipelas

Signs & Symptoms of Bacterial & Fungal Infections

  • Splotchy redness
  • Skin is warm to the touch
  • Swollen lumps
  • Boils
  • Rash like spots

Treatment Options for These Infections

The options for fungal and bacterial skin infections will vary on the severity and location of the infection. Certain infections will be treated with creams while others may require more serious prescriptions taken orally. Before you go diagnosing yourself and trying to self treat, stop in to Azeal Dermatology Institute. We will provide you with a professional diagnosis and the appropriate forms of treatment, schedule your appointment today.