Skin diseases are the diseases that affects the skin. There are many skin infections. Skin infections are caused by bacteria,fungi and virus. The symptoms of a skin infection also vary depending on the type. Common symptoms include redness of the skin and a rash.
According to Healthline, the following are the symptoms of skin infection:
1. Skin irritation
4. Skin discoloration
Who is more likely to get a skin infection?
You are more likely to get a skin infection if you:
1. Have poor circulation
2. Have diabetes
3. Are older
4. Have an immune system disease , such as HIV
5. Have a weakened immune system
6. Have to stay in one position for a long time, such as if you are sick and have to stay in bed for a long time or you are paralyzed
7. Are malnourished
Seek the attention of a medical personnel for counseling and treatment to avoid further infections.
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