Can Fungal Infections Cause Hair Loss?

Can Fungal Infections Cause Hair Loss?

May 22

Hair loss is global concern that can affect all people at some point of their lives. There’re a number of causes of hair loss including genetic and environmental factors. Most people associate with mild thinning and hair loss in their 30s and 40s because of genetics. However, many of them experience the condition due to stress, medication, poor diet and other infections. Fungal infections...

How Does Toenail Fungus Spread?

How Does Toenail Fungus Spread?

May 09

Toenail fungus is also known as onychomycosis or tinea unguium. It’s a medical condition in which fungi infect the nails, leading to nail discoloration. The infection is not dangerous, but can cause changes and itchiness to your nails. Doctors recommend using an over-the-counter antifungal cream for treatment. If left untreated, toenail fungus can lead to foot odor, foot pain or even loss of...

10 Common Reasons for Recurrent Yeast Infections

10 Common Reasons for Recurrent Yeast Infections

Apr 21

Yeast infections are one of the annoying problems that most women have in their lives.  These are not dangerous but can cause itching and irritation to the sufferers. Most yeast infections are treated easily with medications and creams, like Fugacil. But sometimes, they can become persistent and occur 4 or more times per year. So, it’s essential to know the reasons why yeast infections keep...

What Happens if You Don’t Change Your Underwear Enough?

What Happens if You Don’t Change Your Underwear Enough?

Apr 07

Wearing clean underwear daily is necessary as this prevents from getting some health problems. However, it may lead to unwanted consequences if you don’t change it every day. Bacteria are the reason causing severe consequences. They like living in the wet and humid environment while unclean underwear creates good condition for them to thrive. How you often change your underwear can tell about...

Fungal Infections on Face- What Do You Know About Them?

Fungal Infections on Face- What Do You Know About Them?

Mar 23

While the first impression is really important, a person’s face is what people look at first. Moreover, a good- looking face sometimes brings more benefits than another. If you experience a facial skin condition, it’s obviously troublesome. In fact, people in all ages may have at least one skin condition at some point in their lifetime. Fungal infections are common skin problems you may suffer....

How Does Ringworm Affect a Child?

How Does Ringworm Affect a Child?

Mar 09

Ringworm or tinea is a contagious fungal infection that mostly affects the skin. Anyone can have chance of catching the condition, especially children. In fact, ringworm is more common in children aged 2 or older. Often, they pick up the fungus from animals, soil or other people. A baby can also get ringworm if they contact with an infected person. Ringworm is not painful or dangerous, but it’s...

Tips to Prevent the Spread of a Fungal Infection

Tips to Prevent the Spread of a Fungal Infection

Feb 25

Fungal infections are too common to people of all ages have chances to get them. There’re lots of causes of a fungal infection. Poor personal hygiene, weakened immune system can be seen the common factors of an infection. While most of them can be treated easily, others are quite difficult to cure. Moreover, they especially get worse if you leave untreated. So, the best way to beat fungal...

What Are the Most Effective Treatments for Toenail Fungus?

What Are the Most Effective Treatments for Toenail Fungus?

Feb 02

Toenail fungus is a common skin infection caused by the fungus dermatophyte. People often pick it up from swimming pool, locker rooms and shower rooms. It is because the fungus usually survives and multiples in the warm, moist conditions. People who have a weakened immune system or medical illness are especially vulnerable. In this condition, the fungus often attacks the nail and causes it to...