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...

5 Most Common Symptoms of Vaginal Yeast Infections

5 Most Common Symptoms of Vaginal Yeast Infections

Jan 20

Most women will have at least one form of vaginal infections in their lifetime. These vaginal infections may include: Vaginal Yeast infections Bacterial Vaginosis Trichomoniosis Urinary Tract Infections Sexually Transmitted Infections Vaginal yeast infection is the 2nd most common type that affects 75% of women worldwide. And, half of those women will have at least one recurrent infection. This...

How to Treat Ringworm Scars

How to Treat Ringworm Scars

Jan 05

As a fungal infection, ringworm shows red circular patches on your skin. It’s a contagious infection, so you can get it from pets or other infected people. The infection also occurs in many parts of the body from head to foot. It’s very itchy and makes you scratch. But, when scratched, the infection gets worse and results to scarring. This isn’t thing you want after a battle with the fungal...

Using Yogurt to Cure Vaginal Yeast Infection

Using Yogurt to Cure Vaginal Yeast Infection

Dec 23

Vaginal yeast infection is caused by a type of fungus called yeast or Candida albicans. This fungus is naturally a part of human body and causes no harms. But when candida grows out of control, it can cause infection of the vagina. Vaginal infections commonly affect the young girls and middle age women. It’s estimated that almost every woman might get this infection at least once in her life....

6 Signs You Have Candida and How to Fight It

6 Signs You Have Candida and How to Fight It

Dec 12

We all have both good and bad bacteria inside and all around our body. Normally, these bacteria coexist peacefully on our body and cause no harm. For example, candida is a fungus that commonly lives in the mouths or in the intestines. The fungus lives harmlessly because it helps digestion and nutrient absorption. But when candida grows out of control, it can cause many health problems. If the...

7 Tips for Getting Rid of Vaginal Odor Fast

7 Tips for Getting Rid of Vaginal Odor Fast

Nov 29

Vaginal odor is an embarrassing topic to discuss, but you shouldn’t be shy to talk about it. It can be a symptom of health issues or other problems. Slight odor is normal for your vagina. However, if your vagina has strong odor like a fishy or yeasty smell, you may get vaginal infections or other issues. The odor often accompanies with other symptoms such as burning, itching, and vaginal...