There are many types of skin infections that require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Bacterial Infections of the Skin

Cellulitis

Folliculitis, Boils, and Carbuncles

Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome

Other Bacterial Skin Infections

Fungal Infections of the Skin

Candidiasis (Yeast Infection)

Tinea Infections (Ringworm)

Tinea Versicolor

Viral Infections of the Skin

Cold Sores

Molluscum Contagiosum

Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

Warts

Parasitic Infections of the Skin

Creeping Eruption

Lice

Scabies

Medical Reviewer: [Foster, Sara RN MPH, Jenkins, Lee] Last Annual Review Date: 2011-05-10T00:00:00-06:00 Copyright: Copyright © 2007 Staywell Content Services, Inc. except where otherwise noted.


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