Skin infections are a common and often painful dermatologic problem. At Academic Alliance in Dermatology, we are dedicated to providing the latest and most effective treatments for a wide range of skin infections. Whether you are dealing with a bacterial, viral, or fungal infection, we are here to help you achieve healthy and beautiful skin. With our comprehensive approach to care, we can help you manage your symptoms and prevent future infections.
Types of Skin Infections and Their Symptoms
There are various types of skin infections, each with its own set of symptoms and causes.
Bacterial skin infections, also known as pyoderma, are generally caused by a type of bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus. These infections can range from mild to severe and can cause rashes, blisters, and crusting or pus-filled lesions on the skin. Common bacterial skin infections include impetigo and folliculitis.
Viral skin infections are caused by a variety of viruses and can also range from mild to severe. Common viral skin infections include herpes, molluscum contagiosum, and shingles. Symptoms may include rashes, blisters, itching, burning, redness or swelling on the skin.
Fungal skin infections are caused by various fungi and can present as rashes, redness, or scaling on the skin. Common fungal skin infections include:
- Athlete’s foot
- Jock itch
Treatments for Skin Infections at Academic Alliance in Dermatology
At Academic Alliance in Dermatology, we are experts in treating a wide range of skin infections. Our team takes a comprehensive approach to care and uses the latest technologies and treatments to help you receive the best possible outcome.
Treatments for Bacterial Infections
For bacterial skin infections, we offer several treatments, including antibiotics, topical creams, and other medications. We also provide in-office procedures such as laser therapy and cryosurgery to help reduce the severity of symptoms.
Treatments for Viral Infections
For viral skin infections, we offer antiviral medications and supportive treatments such as light therapy and photodynamic therapy. We also provide options for relieving the pain and discomfort associated with viral skin infections.
Treatments for Fungal Infections
For fungal skin infections, we offer topical antifungal medications, oral antifungals, and in-office treatments such as laser therapy and cryosurgery. We also provide a variety of products to help you keep the infection under control and prevent recurrence.