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Pet Diseases That Affect Humans (Dogs, Cats, Birds)

Humans have co-existed with animals for millenia. Pets primarily provide companionship and the dog, cat and bird are by far the most common pets for these reasons. Despite the fact that we live so closely with these animals, it is not entirely without any health risk. There are several infectious diseases that humans can >> Read More ...

Skin Yeast Infections (Candidiasis) Pictures, Causes, Symptoms

Human skin is prone to many types of infections from a range of microorganisms. Fungal infections of the skin are common but most are due to a type of fungus known as a dermatophyte. Yeasts are a different type of fungus that also causes infections in humans, but usually of the inner parts of the body. However, it can also >> Read More ...

Ways To Get Rid Of Groin Ringworm (Fungus)

Fungal infections of the skin are common dermatological problems throughout the world. Most skin fungal infections are superficial with the fungi never consuming more than a few layers of the outer skin (epidermis). Although it does not pose a serious health risk, a fungal infection of the skin can lead to significant >> Read More ...

Tinea Corporis (Ringworm of the Body) Information and Pictures

What is tinea corporis? Tinea corporis is a fungal infection of the skin anywhere on body except the areas such as the palms, soles, scalp and groin. Other terms may specifically refer to a fungal infection on these areas, such as tinea capitis (scalp), tinea cruris (groin), tinea barbae (mustache and beard area) and tinea >> Read More ...

Armpit Fungus – Sweat, Irritation & Perfume Allergy

An armpit fungus is a ringworm infection which occurs on the skin of the axilla (armpit) causing itching, burning and darkening of the skin under the arms. Similar to fungal infections on other areas of the body, an armpit fungus can be persistent given the high moisture content (due to armpit sweat), low light (covered by >> Read More ...

Itchy Feet, Ankles and Toes (With or Without Rash)

Athlete’s Foot (Tinea Pedis, Ringworm of the Foot) Athlete’s foot refers to infection of the foot by different fungi commonly called Tinea pedis. Skin between toes, on soles,┬ásides or upper part of the foot is usually itchy, sore, reddened, damp, and may peel off and crack (Picture 1). Athlete’s foot is >> Read More ...