Concerns

Infectious Skin Disease

Just cause you caught it, doesn't mean you have to keep it.

Fungus
Fungus

Fungus

Fungal infections are very common superficial skin infections that typically result in itchy, red, scaly, ring-shaped rashes. For this reason it has been poorly nicknamed “ringworm.” Commonly affected areas include the feet (“athlete’s foot”), groin (“jock itch”), nails, scalp (more common in children), and can also occur anywhere on the body or face.

Herpes Simplex Virus
Herpes Simplex Virus

Herpes Simplex Virus

There are two types of Herpes Simplex viruses. HSV-1 causes the common cold sore while HSV-2 causes most cases of genital herpes. One can have herpes simplex and not show any signs of the virus, but one can still spread the virus even if they do not have any visible sores.

Molluscum Contagiosum
Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum Contagiosum presents as flesh-colored or pink bumps that can appear anywhere on the skin. One can spread the virus to other parts of their body from scratching or touching the bumps and touching areas of the skin that are not affected.

Shingles
Shingles

Shingles

Herpes zoster which is known as shingles happens when the dormant chickenpox virus becomes active and presents as a painful rash with blisters. Shingles is more common in older adults and those with weakened immune systems.

Warts
Warts

Warts

Warts (verruca vulgaris) are caused by the human papillomavirus (hpv) and look like hard typically flesh colored piece of skin, but they can be flat and dark. Warts are contagious and are spread by touching the wart. Warts can appear anywhere on ones body including hands, feet, and genitals.