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mushroom skin infection

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Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Break in skin: Any break in the skin can allow bacteria in. Why do you ask?
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A female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Desquamation of skin: Often occurs in the resolution of skin infections.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends on bug and: Location of infection. In general bacterial infections cause pus forming lesions, e.g., boils, cellulitis, skin abscess, infection of burns and other ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
36 years experience Wound care
See a doctor: Need to see a doctor and get on the right type of antibiotics and or incision and drainage.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Skin infection: Damage to the outermost layer of tissue covering the body by a pathogen.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends on bug and: Location of infection. In general bacterial infections cause pus forming lesions, e.g., boils, cellulitis, skin abscess, infection of burns and other ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
19 years experience Dermatology
Depends: Skin healing times vary not only by person, but also the location of the body with the infection, the type and severity of the infection, and what you ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Sporotrichosis: There are number of infections you could get, but one of the most important ones to know about is sporotrichosis, a fungal infection often associated ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
If it is an: Infection, it could be fungal, viral, or bacterial. If it is inflammation, it could be allergic or irritation. Treatment really depends on maing cor ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
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Yes: Herpes itself is usually a skin infection. There are many bacteria that can cause skin infection as there are viruses. Fungal infections are also skin ... Read More

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