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Warning Signs Of Skin Infection

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

2. Itching

3. Pain

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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