Bacterial skin infection

What Is The Main Cause Of Candida?

By Dr. Abhigyan Mukherjee, Dermatology Some micro-organisms that live on the body are capable of causing long term complications from infections. One of these micro-organisms is a type of fungus known as Candida. Overgrowth of this fungus leads to an infection known as -cutaneous candidiasis or simply, candidiasis of the skin. The rapid…

MRSA – Know How To Treat It!

By Dr. R.S. Rengan, General Surgery MRSA or Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus is a bacterial infection caused by a type of staph bacteria which is now popularly referred to as ‘Super Bug’ because of its strong resistance against antibiotics. MRSA is associated with severe skin infections and can also lead to harmful infections…

MRSA – Know Signs Of It!

By Dr. Om Prakash Prajapati, General Surgery MRSA or Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus is a bacterial infection caused by a type of staph bacteria which is now popularly referred to as ‘Super Bug’ because of its strong resistance against antibiotics. MRSA is associated with severe skin infections and can also lead to harmful…

MRSA – Know Its Causes, Symptoms and Prevention!

By Dr. Preetham Raj , General Surgery MRSA or Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus is a bacterial infection caused by a type of staph bacteria which is now popularly referred to as ‘Super Bug’ because of its strong resistance against antibiotics. MRSA is associated with severe skin infections and can also lead to harmful…

Causes and Symptoms of Necrotizing Fasciitis

By Dr Amit Seth , Dermatology Also called flesh-eating bacteria, necrotizing fasciitis is a very rare but serious infection caused by bacteria which is capable of destroying fat, skin and the tissues covering the muscles in a very short duration. Fournier gangrene occurs when it affects the genitals. Necrotizing fasciitis, when it…

All About Cellulitis

By Dr Bincy Varghese , Dermatology A common and yet potentially serious skin infection, Cellulitis is generally associated with red, swollen patches on the skin caused by a bacterial infection of the soft tissues beneath it, particularly the dermis and subcutaneous fat. What appears as a harmless, hot and tender area of…