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Fungal infections

Fungal infectionsSkin
February 12, 2017

Ditch the itch of fungal skin infections

Cracked feet? Red? Burning? Itchy? It could be a fungal infection. A fungal infection can form on different parts of your body. Fungi are reproduced by spreading microscopic spores. These spores are present in soil, air and wherever it can be inhaled or come into contact with your body, and specifically your skin or lungs. Strange marks on your feet? Talk to one of our Doctors about it – it’s completely confidential. Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that usually causes cracked, red and itchy skin between your toes. You may also develop red, dry and cracked skin and bumps…
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Fungal infectionsSkin
August 10, 2016

Fungal infection of the nails

Just as you’re about to have your nails painted a trendy new colour, your beauty therapist notices something: ”Perhaps you should let your doctor take a look at your nails,” she says. “I think you might have a fungal infection.” (more…)
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Fungal infections
March 24, 2016

Fungal infections

If you’ve been walking around the gym changing room barefoot, it’s only a matter of time before you get Athlete’s foot!  There are a variety of fungal infections, and most of them are easy to treat, as they rarely spread below the skin. Fungi live in soil, the air, on plants and in some cases, in the human body! Here’s the ABC of these infections, and what you can do to prevent and treat them. (more…)
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