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That's How To Get Rid Of The Mycosis Of The Skin

That's How To Get Rid Of The Mycosis Of The Skin

A fungus is an infection of the skin by a fungus that is also called fungal infection. This infection can affect many parts of the body without any serious health consequences and affects many people of all ages. It would be difficult to escape as these fungi reside in the environment. It is for this reason that it is essential to take the necessary measures to prevent and eradicate them, for our comfort and the health of our body.

However, there are serious invasive fungal infections that can be fatal. In France, this type of infection affects about 3600 people each year. These infections such as candidiasis, aspergillosis and cryptococcosis cause infectious complications, especially in people weakened by immune deficiency. Thus, according to the Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin, the mortality rate related to these infections can reach 20% in the absence of treatment.

The different types of mycoses and their symptoms

There are different types of fungal infections that can possibly be harmless. Nevertheless, when these mycoses multiply unbalanced, health problems result, such as:

Cutaneous mycosis that affects several parts of the body. Ringworm is one of those manifestations that looks like a red stain causing tingling and flaky appearance; these fungus can also affect the joint affecting the groin area which results in red and scaly lesions on the skin, especially among athletes who frequent the locker room.

Fungal infections that can be transmitted by internal or external factors characterized by fungi that proliferate in the intestines, such as Candida albicans.

Fungal infections of the fingernails such as athlete's foot that look like red and irritable skin and can also touch the soles of the feet.

Mycosis caused by parasitic yeasts including Candida albicans that develop in wetlands.

Factors causing skin mycosis

There are several factors that cause skin cancer and people who are most likely to contract fungi are:
  • People with very weak immune systems who are at increased risk of general infection of the body with fungal infections.
  • People whose sweating is excessive, as fungi proliferate in a humid environment.
  • People in direct contact with other people at risk, such as nurses, doctors, athletes, etc.
  • People who are on long-term treatment with antibiotics or immunosuppressants. Antibiotics unbalance the digestive bacterial flora thus generating fungal infections.
  • The places at risk to catch fungal infections of the feet and toes or the genitals are mainly the changing rooms of the sports halls, swimming pools and public toilets.

Treatment and prevention

In order to avoid any risk of infection by a fungus, it is advisable:

  • To avoid the synthetic materials which constitute the perfect nest of the mushrooms and to privilege rather clothes in cotton or linen.
  • To clean underwear even new at a temperature of 40 °.
  • To maintain good body hygiene especially at the toes, armpits and chest, making sure to dry these areas once washed.
  • Consume probiotics that are good bacteria to rebalance the digestive.
  • Adopt a healthy diet and include fruits, vegetables and yogurt in preference to goat's milk.
  • To be well hydrated. Thus, it is important to drink about 2 liters of water a day.
  • To avoid sugar in all its forms, because it allows to feed the mushrooms and to multiply them.
  • To increase protein and reduce carbohydrates.
  • Avoid scratching the part of the body affected by the fungus to prevent spread on the rest of the body.

To keep the skin dry and clean by using soft, clean towels

Avoid sharing intimate clothes with another person, such as toiletries, gloves, towels, etc. Indeed, it is enough that this person is infected by a fungus so that it is contagious.

In order to effectively treat these mycoses, there are many effective anti-fungal balms and creams. However, there are natural remedies just as effective. We mention, in particular, Aloe vera, which is an antifungal and antibacterial plant and which has antimycotic properties. Just apply the Aloe vera gel on the infected part of the body and let it work. Do not hesitate to repeat the operation several times, preferably in the evening, for more efficiency.

However, if you have diabetes or an immune deficiency, it would be desirable and essential to consult a specialist instead of self-medication.