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Fungal infection foot: How caused and how cured

The fungal infection in the foot is a very common skin condition many people will… experience, at least once during their lifetime. Occurs mainly in adolescents and in adults men. It’s not usual in women and children younger than 12 years old.
If a child displays the same symptoms, it is very likely that some other skin disease. The yeast Infection legs should not be αγνοείταιμπορεί easily be cured, but it can also withstand a lot in the treatment.
The cause is fungi, micro-organisms, that is, who they are and can be multiplied to all people. Some people have the fungus on their skin, but without showing the disease. Why others develop and others do not, this is unknown.
Appropriate conditions for fungal growth are moisture, sweat and lack of ventilation of the feet.
Why is the fungal Infection of the barriers it?
The fungi they like to grow in wet places. Feet that sweat a lot, feet that are not dried well after swimming or the bathroom in the house, tight shoes and socks, and also warm climate, all contribute to the appearance of the disease.
We normally believe that the disease is contagious. This is not true. Very often, a family member may have a fungal infection, but not to transmit it to the other.
That looks like the fungal Infection in the feet?
It can affect different people in different ways. Some of the skin between the toes (especially the last 2 small) flakes, and splits. In others, there is redness, scaling and even blistering on the soles and on the sides of the feet. These lesions may be accompanied by itching.
The toenails can also be infected with major therapeutic problems. The ονυχομυκητιάσεις have as a result of the thickening, peeling, eating of nails and even the loss.
Not all rashes on the feet fungal infection. Before you cure yourself in the foot, ask your dermatologist, who can diagnose the situation and prescribe the appropriate medicine. Using preparations from the pharmacy that are not for fungus, it will result in the deterioration of the infection. If not treated the fungal infection, results in blistering and pitting of the skin with the risk of secondary infections by microbes.
How is the diagnosis made?
Is made by the dermatologist. Sometimes, you may need examination by a microbiologist ξέσματος of the damage, to be discovered under the microscope the fungus. This will be decided by the dermatologist.
How is it treated?
Immediately after the diagnosis, you should immediately start treatment. For simple cases, it is sufficient to topical treatment with creams. The creams can relieve the symptoms fairly quickly. In more severe cases, the dermatologist will give you and pills. The mycosis of the nail, it is difficult to treat. The creams usually fail. Nevertheless three-month about treatment pills gives you good results.
It is very important to not stop the treatment just relieve the symptoms. While the skin may be improving, the infection persists and the skin condition will appear again. So continue the treatment for as long as you set up and don’t be fooled by the quick improvement.
How is the prevention?
You can avoid relapses, observing a few simple rules :
– Wash feet daily.
– Στεγνώνετέ them carefully, especially between toes.
– Avoid tight and closed shoes, especially in the summer. Wear shoes that let your foot to “breathe”, ie. leather rather than rubber. The sports shoes are the worst thing for the case.
– Wear cotton socks. Keep your feet clean, cool and dry. Just get wet from sweat, change your socks. Do not wear synthetic socks.
– Avoid walking barefoot, especially in bathrooms, gyms, mats, etc. Always wear slippers or sit in a towel or a piece of paper.
– Cut regularly the nails of the feet and εξετάζετέ the often for lesions on their surface. If there are such, consult your dermatologist and until then, don’t cut the healthy and suspicious nails with the same scissors or nail clippers.
– The members of your family, but also the persons with whom you come in close personal contact, you will need to treat any fungal infections.
– Do not share your footwear with others.
– Ask for a special powder from the doctor and use it daily in the summer.
– If your feet sweat excessively, have the doctor give you any anti-perspirant spray.

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