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Skin

05 May 2009

Fungal infection

Fungal infections are due to microscopic organisms that live on the dead keratin on the surface of the skin, hair and nails.

Fungal infections are due to microscopic organisms that live on the dead keratin on the surface of the skin, hair and nails.

The wearing of tackies, which make the feet hot, may worsen the condition.

Self care

If any of the presumed fungal rashes persists or you suspect scalp ringworm, there is highly effective systemic treatment available. Remember that some people are particularly susceptible to re-infection, particularly of the feet.

 

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