A Fungal skin infection is a skin infection caused by fungus. Excessive growth of harmless fungus and other types of fungus causes fungal skin infections.
Fungus in skin affects your skin because it lives in the keratin, a protein that composes your hair, skin and nails .The name of the infection is derived in the body part where it confides.
Fungus is generally present and lives on all of us. Fungus is harmless most of time,but sometimes fungus cause a problem called a fungal infection.Fungus rarely spreads below the skin in normal healthy indivisual.
Candidasis is a fungal infection caused by Candida species or all yeasts. Among the Candida species, Candida albicans is the common .It is also referred as yeast infection, moniliasis, candidosis and odimoycosis. Candida albicans is a type of yeast that lives in all of us. When our immune system is working properly, the amount of Candida in our body is kept in balance.
Symptoms vary depending on the affected area. -
If fungal infection of the body covers a large area, is severe or doesn’t respond to over-the-counter medicine,you may need a prescription-strength topical medication(lotion,cream or ointment) or an oral medication(pill,capsule or tablet).Prevention
Oral Medication - These include itraconazole,fluconazole and terbinfina.