The skin and hair are very important parts of the body. If not taken
well care off, it can lead to many rashes, infections, diseases and even
funguses. Having healthy skin and hair, focuses a lot on practicing good
hygiene. Not having good hygiene can lead to Trichomycosis,
which is a bacterial infection of the underarm hairs. If not treated
immediately or in a short amount of time, trichomycosis can affect the pubic
hair. To treat Trichomycosis a physician must prescribe Antibiotics. The two typical antibiotics that doctors provide for
the condition, are clindamycin or erythromycin lotion. Those two antibiotics help clear
the infections. Bad hygiene can cause most of the Tinea infections. Two of the
Tinea infections are the Tinea capitis and the Tinea Pedis. The Tinea capitis is a fungal infection
of the scalp, eyebrows, and eyelashes which mainly focuses on the hair shafts
and hair follicles. Tinea Capitis is a form of Mycosis.
Mycosis being any type of disease that is caused by any type of fungus.
Tinea Pedis is also considered a form of Mycosis because it is too a disease
caused by a fungus. Tinea Pedis is different from Tinea Capitis because the
Tinea Pedis is the infection of the foot due to a Dermatophtosis
fungus. A Dermatophyte fungus is part of the three main funguses that causes
skin diseases in human skin or animal skin. There are three main types of Tinea
Pedis, one of which most of us have heard about, Athletes foot. Athletes foot
is mostly found in warm, hot places. Examples would be, the shower, pool or
floors. Bad hygiene ties into some of the causes of attracting Athletes foot
because if you have sweaty feet it increases your risk of having it. Athletes
foot symptoms may be, itching, blisters and irritable skin in between the toes.
Onychomycosis is also a foot fungal infection.
Onychomycosis involves the toenails and any part of them, including the matrix,
bed or plate. Like Athletes foot, it is also found in warm, moist environments.
Onychomycosis causes the nail to be thicker than usual, and be yellow. It can
also be found in the finger nails, but is most common infection in the toe
nails. All those diseases I mentioned, have one main thing in common. They are
all caused by a type of fungus. Now, Tinea Pedis and onychomycosis are both
infections of the foot. Although they have the similarity of being infections
of the foot, they affect two different parts of the foot. Tinea pedis (sole, in
between toes) and Onychomycosis (toe nails). Tine Capitis, Tinea Pedis,
Onychomycosis and Trichomycosis can all be cured and treated with Antifungals. Antifungal drugs can treat and
prevent Mycosis which is all the diseases listed above that are caused by
funguses. There are many Antifungal drugs, they can be in forms of creams,
lotions and pills. They all help with the treatment and prevention of the
infections. Pediculosis and Scabies are very well related, but have many
differences. Both are an infestation of some sort of parasite. Pediculosis is
the infestation of lice. Lice is a parasite that feeds on the human blood. Lice
are easily exposed to people with direct contact. They are very easy to obtain
and can be very hard to treat if not treated correctly and in time. Some of the
symptoms will take up to 3 weeks to appear, The symptoms can be itching and scratching
in the affected area. Scabies is also an infestation of a parasite. Scabies is
the infestation of sarcoptes scabiei, which is a tiny mite. This infestation
can also be transferred person to person by physical contact. Scabies causes
rashes and itchiness through out the body. Pediculosis and Scabies can both be
treated with antiparasitic drugs. Aniparasitic drugs focuses on treated a
parasite disease. Antiparasitic drugs can stop the growth of the parasite and
can kill the parasite. Then drugs can come in any form, from shampoo, pills and
creams. All the bacterias/infections/infestations tie in together one way or


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