David Gruby: Skin Infection

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A man named David Gruby discovered skin infection in 1841. He didn 't specifically discover skin infection itself, but fungal skin infections and their causes in general. He took the fungus from people infected and grew it on slices of potatoes to discover it. The fungus skin infection is caused by the fungus Trichophyton rubrum, which spreads from one person to another or one animal to the next. It tends to affect the moistest parts of the skin. The signs of skin infections usually begins as a flat scaly area on the skin, which may be red and itchy. This patch develops an (a) little raised border that expands outwards forming about a circular ring. It can also be spreaded from doing nasty things such as using others brush, or sitting on nasty…show more content…
You will begin to (see/hear/become aware of) red or brown sores around the groin area, usually affecting the bottom and the inner thighs, though usually it will not affect your (sex organs). In order to treat skin infection you may need a prescription according to the (seriousness/ level). Prescriptions such as strength (drug that fights fungus infections) medicines- such as; creams or lotions that you apply to the affected skin, or (drug that fights fungus infections) pills. t other times, however, skin infection can be very hard to (identify a disease or its cause). Certain types of skin infection are especially resistant to (identification of a disease or problem, or its cause), such as skin infection of the face and hands. In these cases, the fungus can cause infections that look like many other common skin sicknesses. If a skin doctor has trouble (identifying a disease or its cause) skin infection, a small scraping of the skin is usually taken. That scraping can then be cultured in a laboratory or studied under a microscope to confirm what has caused the infection in the first place. In many cases, your doctor may recommend an over-the-counter medicine you can get at the drugstore. If the skin infection is on your skin, an OTC (drug that fights fungus infections) cream, lotion, or powder may work just fine. Some of the most popular ones are clotrimazole (Lotrimin, Mycelex) and…show more content…
Skin infection, which isn 't a worm at all, can affect not only the skin, but also the nails and scalp. Skin infection of the skin starts as a red, scaly patch or bump. Skin infection tends to be very itchy and uncomfortable. Over time, it may begin to look like a ring or a series of rings with raised, bumpy, scaly borders (the center is often clear). This ring pattern gave skin infection its name, but not every person who 's infected develops the rings. When skin infection affects the feet it 's known as athlete 's foot, and the rash, which is usually between a person 's toes, appears patchy. In fact, the rashes a person gets with athlete 's foot and jock itch may not look like rings at all -- they may be red, scaly patches. Skin infection of the scalp may start as a small sore that looks like a pimple before becoming patchy, flaky, or scaly. It may cause some hair to fall out or break into stubbles. It can also cause the place where the infection is to become swollen, tender, and red.Ringworm of the nails may affect one or more nails on a person 's hands or feet. The nails may become thick, white or yellowish, and easily broken. Skin infection of the nails is not too common before (the age at which a person can make a baby),

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