Fungal Infection

Fungal Infection Treatment

When the fungus invades the human tissues to cause a typical disease that remains confined to the skin, spreads right into the tissue, organs or bones and also affects the complete body, this is known as a fungal infection.The rashes can be irritated and can even spread from one body part to the next and starting with one individual then onto the next. So its better to Consult an Experienced Deramtologist for Fungal Infection Treatment rather trying to treat it on your own 

Types of Fungal Infection

  • Athlete’s FootTinea pedis also known as athlete’s foot is one of the most common types of fungal infection that develops in the foot region of the body. This infection is commonly found among sports person and the fungus grows well in a moist and warm environment. The fungus gets enough of this in socks, shoes and in the sports equipment. In summer, it multiplies fast. Anyone can have this infection.
  • Jock Itch: Tinea cruris, also termed as jock itch, is one form of fungal infection that develops on the skin. These fungi prefer warm and moist environment and develop on those areas of skin where sweating is maximum, for example, buttocks, groin, and also inner thighs. It’s contagious in nature and spreads with direct contact of the body of an infected individual.
  • RingwormTinea corporis, is another name of ringworm but it’s not a worm, rather a fungal infection that develops on the skin. It looks circular and red in color with a flat sore. The outer circle of sore may get raised keeping the mid area normally. It is not a serious medical condition.

Signs and Symptoms

Athlete’s Foot:

  •    Cracking, scaling and peeling of the skin of feet.
  •    Blisters, redness, and skin break down in the affected area.
  •    Burning sensation, itching or stinging feeling.

Jock Itch:

  •    A feeling of itching, burning or chafing, in the areas like groin or thigh.
  •    Raised circular and red rash having elevated edges.
  •    Peeling or cracking of the skin.
  •    Development of redness on the skin.


  •    Red, circular and flat sore on the skin.
  •    More than one such type of patch on the skin.

Fungal Infection Treatment alternatives include:

  • Topical antifungal application
  • Oral antifungal cases or tablets
  • Keeping the influenced region perfect and dry