Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder of the skin that results..

Vitiligo

Vitiligo is an chronic autoimmune disorder in which the body..

Acne

A disorder resulting from the action of hormones on the skin..

Immunity

Immunity is otherwise called as disease resistance power..

Hyper pigmentation

Darkening of an area of skin caused by the overproduction ..

Eczema

Eczema or atopic dermatitis chronic condition characterized..

Fungal Infaction

Allergic skin is otherwise called as hypersensitive skin..

Dandruff

Dandruff is the shedding of dead skin cells from the scalp..

Hair Fall

Hair fall occurs majorly due to hair damage and not only due to genetics..

Dry Skin

An uncomfortable skin condition marked by scaling, itching and cracking..

Fungal Infections

WHAT IS FUNGAL INFECTIONS OF THE SKIN?
Fungal Infactions
  1. Cutaneous (Skin) fungal infections like athlete's foot (Tinea pedies), jock itch, Tinea corporis and Tinea axillaris are quite common.
  2. The main causes are a group of mould fungi and dermatophytes.
  3. The desquamated stratum corneum (top layer of skin) cells form an ideal substrate for these fungi to colonise and multiply.
WHAT HAPPENS IN FUNGAL INFECTIONS?

The fungus when colonised, releases its metabolites which elicit inflammatory and immunological response.The symptoms are

  1. Peeling, cracking, and scaling
  2. Redness, blisters or softening and breaking down of the skin
  3. Itching, burning or both
  4. Hypopigmentation

People

  1. with weak immune system due to various causes like diabetes mellitus,
  2. on immunosuppressive drugs, atopy, obesity
  3. who suffer from hyperhidrosis and menopause.

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