As seems to be a fungus on the foot?

One of the most common disorders of the foot is a foot fungus, or as it is called athlete's foot. According to the statistics, medical studies, it has been revealed different types of this defeat of the skin and the nail plate.

The fungus in the foot

Especially when you see the fungus, immediately consult a doctor to have time to protect the body against the bacteria and all the others.

As seems to be a fungus at the foot

Many people have heard that there is such a disease, such as athlete's foot, and can be seen almost 80% of the population, but rarely anyone has encountered this problem live. There are cases that infected only not to betray the values of the symptoms may not start treatment in time, which leads to bad consequences. But a part of the body infected, they can suffer, and the people around him.

More detail study phase of localization of the bacteria to the foot of the man is possible with the help of photos, but you must take into account, besides the visual effects, are the symptoms, which will also vary the degree of contamination of the body.

The initial phase of the development of foot fungus leak is not very noticeable, but the feeling of burning, itching, and a small outbreak of redness may already indicate that the fungus has begun its activity.

The next stage is more serious, and concerned, is already a foot, and the nail plate. The nail begins to change (yellowing, become thicker). Also nails can reveal small white stripes and spots, which is already a good reason to consult a doctor for the diagnosis.

Foot fungus

The most recent phase of strong scaling of the skin, the nail slowly begins to withdraw from the hole, they may appear sores and ulcers. All of this leads to the complete destruction of the top layer of the epidermis, the internal cracks begin to disrobe.

So that appears to be fungal infection of the foot in each of the stages of development. And as you can see from the photos, the consequences can be disastrous, subsequently, defeat of by a fungus the nail plate and the foot.

The fungus on your toes

The fungal infection of the skin between the fingers, it is called epidermofitia, and the fungus — Tinea pedum. Generated by this fungus, thanks to the contact with an already infected person, or when you use foreign products for the hygiene.

The symptoms of the disease

  • The skin between the toes becomes very dry and vulnerable, appear in small scales;
  • The appearance on the skin of small bubbles of pus with the liquid, and if it erupts, one of them, and the skin appears a feeling of discomfort;
  • The nail plate may change, the structure becomes more fragile;
  • On socks and shoes can be a bad smell from the manifestation of the fungus, it is strong enough and specific.

According to the degree of development of fungi and bacteria, epidermofitia can flow into four phases:

  • Mild stage. When the first signs of peeling to walk, just go to see a dermatologist. These are the first signs of mold. Further, the development of bacteria takes place at the level of the hand, between the fingers and nails. The following symptoms: reddening of the skin, cracks on the heels and feet, itching, and burning in the place of greater localization of the disease.
  • The squamous hyperkeratotic. The squamous hyperkeratotic phase percolation illness caused by the small edema of the skin of the foot, which also causes a strong desquamation of the stop and the skin between the fingers. Severe itching and burning are distributed over the entire surface of the foot, by grasping and nails. The nail plate color becomes light yellow to grey, which involves the destruction of the top layer of plaque. The Hyperkeratotic phase of the fungus has the following symptoms: rash on the skin of the foot, that has red-to-blue-colored bubbles, which will then be so much disconnect and bring the feeling of pain when you walk. When you talk to a doctor, skin rash cooperate and it turns into a serious outbreak of infection. This process accompanies the bad smell of the feet.
  • Fungus on the nails
  • Intertriginosny phase is characterized by the appearance in the wake of deep cracks, accompanied by sensations of pain, and the advent of erosive ulcers. The pain is greatly increased, which prevents a person of normal to become in the leg.
  • Disgidroticheskaya phase characterized by small bubbles of pus, that with great speed they grow, covering in a few days the whole surface of the foot and of the toes. Abscesses can auto-open, thus pushing the manifestation of the erosion of the red color. After the skin dries a bit, it can be a small amount of liquid with wounds.

Especially, when the manifestation of the fungus on the legs, once you understand the symptoms, and timely consult a dermatologist. The symptoms of the fungus and the visual inspection should give a certain image of what is happening process on the legs. But should not start self-medication, as this usually translates to ineffective consequences that generates even stronger the position of the disease.

To assign true to the course of treatment, the doctor needs to know the phase of development of the fungus and identify the type of pathogen. But before this, the patient must necessarily pass through the diagnosis, which should then be already clear the whole picture of the incidence of the disease.

To treat the fungus in the foot

It should be remembered that depending on the stage of the incidence of the disease, it will be assigned the treatment, which must be global. Before starting the local treatment of drugs, it is necessary to remove the inflammatory processes and phenomena keratinization.

To help you get rid of unwanted fungi and bacteria, it is necessary to know the correct performance of the procedures:

    The fungus in the foot
  • For external use, it is necessary to use creams, ointments, mortars, paints;
  • Mandatory course intake of medicines antimycotic exposure;
  • In the case of strong has used and itching, you need to buy sedatives to relieve the symptoms of pain;
  • As well as the immune system in the fight against the fungus weakened, you will need to drink at a rate of vitamins and minerals, which help the body to fight the infection with more force;
  • The manifestation of concomitant diseases infectious nature, the dermatologist will prescribe a course of antibiotics.

For the definition of specific medications, the dermatologist needs to know the complete picture of the flow of athlete's foot, be sure to take into account the age of the infected, the reaction of the fungus on these or other medications, but also the degree of contamination phases of the foot.

Most of the physicians manual can show all of the stages of loss of foot fungus in the form of photos with the description of the symptoms, men can own their to determine. After the visual inspection and comparison with the photo leaks of athlete's foot, the patient should immediately seek for medical help from a specialist.