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What does nail fungus infection look like?

What does nail fungus infection look like?

Nail fungus: A common description of nail fungus is that the nail becomes either yellow or white. There can be separation from the nail and the underlying nailbed as well as thickening of the nails overall. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Does this look like toenail fungus?

Does this look like toenail fungus?

No: But to determine fungus you really need to send a nail sample to the lab for examination ...Read more

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What does a manicure infection look like?

What does a manicure infection look like?

Paronychia: You are probably thinking about paronychia. Wikipedia has a good picture: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/paronychia. ...Read more

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What does a skin bacterial infection look like?

What does a skin bacterial infection look like?

Bacterial infection: This will vary with the type of infection. Cellulitis or infection of the skin will usually show redness, induration (hard swelling), warmth of the area, tenderness, sometimes discharge which may be purulent, and occasionally there will be pain out of proportion to the clinical appearance if the infection has progressed beneath the skin and is producing fasciiitis. ...Read more

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What does staph infection look like?

What does staph infection look like?

Many shapes: Skin infections with staph can take many shapes. It could be flat redness or a pus filled boil or just a red bump. ...Read more

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What does toenail cancer look like?

What does toenail cancer look like?

Different : Appearances. Sometimes pigmented, other times not. If you suspect it..See podiatrist or dermatologist. You may need a biopsy. ...Read more

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What does a leg staph infection look like?

What does a leg staph infection look like?

Red pustule : Staph anywhere on the body can present as pustules or abscesses. ...Read more

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What does a yeast infection look like?

What does a yeast infection look like?

Yeast: Symptoms of a yeast infection in a woman may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. ...Read more

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What does a foot fungus actually look like?

What does a foot fungus actually look like?

Several ways: It can look dry and scaly. It can look red and white with maceration of the skin it could be bleeding and cracking. ...Read more

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What does bone infection look like?

What does bone infection look like?

Osteomyelitis: This usually produces pain over the area of bone involved, often fever and other signs and symptoms of inflammation. Diagnosis is best made by biopsy and culture, but the presence of osteomyelitis (bone infection) may be suspected clinically and supported by imaging studies, including ct, MRI and nuclear scans. ...Read more

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What does a paronychia look like when it's healing?

What does a paronychia look like when it's healing?

Paronychia: As a paronychia resolves there is less tenderness, redness and swelling. ...Read more

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What does staph infection look like on the leg?

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What does staph infection look like on the leg?

Varies: It can look like anything from a folliculitis (inflamed hair follicles) to cellulitis (inflamed skin/soft tissue) to an abscess (painful lump with overlying inflamed skin, may be draining pus). This is common with all bacterial skin infections, not just staph, however. See a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What does fungal dermatitis look like?

What does fungal dermatitis look like?

red and scaly: If a fungal dermatitis is present in your groin or under your breasts it is red and flaky although sometimes you may also get blisters. If it is on other parts of your body it may appear as a red and flaky circle. ...Read more

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What can look like yeast infection or bacteria infection but really isn't?

What can look like yeast infection or bacteria infection but really isn't?

Varies: Some std's can mimic the symptoms of yeast or BV - such as chlamydia, trichomoniasis, gonorrhea, etc. Some pelvic, vaginal, cervical, or uterine cancers could present with similar symptoms as well. ...Read more

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Yeast infection what does it look and feel like ?

Yeast infection what does it look and feel like ?

Yeast infection: Genital yeast infection gives itching, burning, thick white discharge and some time pain with urination or intercourse. Most likely secondary. ...Read more

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What does yeast infection look like in your unmentionables?

White discharge: It's usually a thick white discharge that is different from the usual white secretions. ...Read more

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What is a yeast infection look like on your tongue?

What is a yeast infection look like on your tongue?

Yeast infection: On the tongue, yeast infections can look like cottage cheese curds. When these are removed or scraped off, the underlying mucous membranes are intensely red. The tongue can also be uniformly red or look like it has folds on it without the white curds. ...Read more

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What does a yeast infection look like on a guy?

Yeast infection male: A yeast infection on a man's penis, called candida balanitis, is usually red, irritated patches of skin with occasional pustules. The infections seems to be almost always confined to the glans and corona. It is most commonly seen in men whose partners have yeast infections, in people with diabetes, and those that took antibiotics recently. ...Read more

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What does a sinus infection look like?

What does a sinus infection look like?

Sinusitis: Often presents with nasal speech, congestion, swelling and pain over the face, dental pain, purulent nasal discharge, occasionally fever and headache. ...Read more

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Toenail Fungus (Definition)

Described as having a microscopic mushroom infection of any one of the ten toenails. This infection can lead to the nail becoming extremely thickened ...Read more


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Fungus (Definition)

Consisting of a florid overgrowth due to exposure to ...Read more