Skin fungus: the dangerous pools and baths

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Of the existing in nature more than 80 thousand species of fungi about 500 species are able to parasitize on the human body. With them they bring a whole bunch of skin diseases: microsporia, mycosis, lichen, candidiasis. One of the most common is mycosis stop.

Fungi-dermatophytes, yeast and mold, settle first between fingers of the feet, then get to the nail plates, causing onychomycosis (fungus nails).

Most often you can catch a fungus in a bath, swimming pool and other public places where we are forced to walk barefoot.

The main risk factors for the appearance of the skin fungus

  • old age
  • Weakened immunity
  • Disturbance of blood supply to the extremities
  • Nail injuries
  • Hormonal diseases

Manifestations of foot fungus

At the beginning of the disease there is a strong itching, peeling and reddening between the toes of the feet. Soon bubbles with liquid are formed there. Shaking, they are transformed into small sores. Then they swell, turn yellow, mist on the edges and begin to split the nails.

The next stage already affects the nail bed: the nail roller is lit, grubbing, and the nail plate starts, stick out, move away from its place. In 80% of cases at this stage, the nail is also affected by bacterial infection, which causes purulent painful inflammation.

Therapy of foot fungus

Patient nails are steamed in warm water, the growths are cut off, after which antifungal cream is applied. Then we have to wait until the whole nail fails (it's about six months), otherwise the treatment will not take place.

With more severe lesions, antifungal drugs are also prescribed internally (with due consideration for all contraindications). Sometimes the doctor suggests removing the affected nail under local anesthesia. A new nail is then required to be permanently bragged with local dasgs.

Features of treatment

During the course of treatment, the obligatory treatment of shoes, towels, socks, linen. After the treatment, it is necessary to periodically pass the tests for the presence of a fungus, since the first attempt to eradicate it can not always.

Prevention of skin fungus

Doctors do not advise to wear synthetic socks and shoes from breathable materials. In no way do not wear someone else's shoes. Do not also go barefoot in the bath, public showers, solarium and even on the beach (if the scales of the skin of the patient with human mycosis in the sand, the fungus will live on them for a very long time, possessing the ability to settle into the new owner).

Antifungal creams should be used as a preventive measure.

Skin fungus: the dangerous pools and baths

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