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Caused by a mite that burros into the skin and lays eggs that hatch in 3 to 5 days.
Topical antifungal and keep all skin folds dry.
Tinea Cruris or Jocks itch
Treat with oral griseofulvin, wash sheets and clothes in hot water and avoid contact with others for 1 week after initiating treatment.
Tinea Capitis or Ring worm
Zostavac is recommended for adults over 60 years of age.
Herpes Zoster or Shingles
Typically treated with topical corticosteriods and measures to relieve dry skin.
Atopic Dermatitis or Eczema
Viral infection of skin and mucous membrane that is transmitted by physical contact, oral sex, and kissing
Symptoms may worsen before improving after starting treatment
Treatment includes antihistamines to avoid contact with allergens
Fungal infections that present as large cirular patches with red, raised borders.
Use pediculicide shampoo and retreat in 7 to 10 days
Pediculosis Capitits or Lice
Although self limiting, oral antiviral medications may be used
Apply Topical antifungal cream and avoid contact with others prior to treatment
Disorder of pilosebaceous or hair and sebaceous gland structure
Treated with lindane lotion which is applied to surface of skin for 12 hours
Chronic inflammatory condition in which lesions typically occur on hands, feet, and flexor surfaces of arms and legs
Atopic Dermatitis Eczema
Fungal infection of the feet commonly referred to as athelete's foot
Need to wash face twice a day with mild soap, use oil-free and non alcohol containing products, and eat a regular, well balanced diet
Caused by human papillomavirus and appear anywhere on the skin and mucous membrane of body but most commonly found on finger.
Viral infection of dermatone section of skin and is caused by varicella zoster
Topical antifungal is typical treatment and to avoid wearing rubber or plastic soled shoes
Inflammation of skin caused by hypersensitivity response or chemical irritation which results in itching and redness of skin
Fungal infection which is contagious, that appears as scaling patches on the scalp
Virus can result in postherpetic neuralgia and permanent vision loss
Wash clothes, Sheets, and hair accessories using hot water and dry items on a hot cycle. Seal personal items in plastic bags for ten days.
Caused by human papillomavirus that occurs at pressure points on the soles of the feet and are usually painful
Pregnant women and children should be avoided until crusts have formed over the blistered area.
Fungal infection commonly associated with individuals who are physically active, obese, and wear tight underclothing
Lesions typically appear unilaterally on face, trunk, and thorax and pain can be experienced up to 48 hours prior to eruption of lesions.
Red-brown burrows that appear as a rash between the webs of fingers and inner surfaces of wrist and elbow that causes itching
Caused by the human papillomavirus usually found on forehead or dorsum of hand
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