A short guide on the causes, symptoms and treatment methods for skin infection

A human body plays host to a lot of living micro-organisms. When a certain kind of bacteria or virus affects the normal well-being of an individual’s skin, we call the condition a skin infection. There are many different types of skin infections out there, and each one comes with its set of symptoms and causes. Some of the most common types of infections are acne, warts, fungal infections, yeast infections, ringworm, etc. The different types of conditions have different skin infection treatment. Almost the entirety of the population is affected by some skin infection or the other at some point in their lives. While self-care can treat many common conditions, in some advanced cases, medical attention may be of necessity.


Any abnormal reaction to either external factors like pollution or internal factors like allergens can be qualified as a skin infection. In common cases, an infection is accompanied by rashes, redness and an itching sensation that can cause discomfort. Skin infection treatments are usually mild and external. In infections like athlete’s feet, due to excessive rupture, the feet develop a fungal infection that isn’t painful but hinders the individual from performing any athletic tasks. In cases of acne, due to excessive oil clogged in the pores of the skin, pimples occur on the face or any affected area of the body.


There are several different causes of skin infections that vary from individual to individual. But overall, a general view of the issue makes it possible to list the following parameters that may play an important role in the occurrence of skin infections in people:

  • Living in an unhealthy environment full of pollution.
  • Lack of proper skin care
  • Dry and itchy skin that lacks moisture.
  • Unhygienic sanitation habits.
  • An imbalanced diet that does not have rich nutrients.
  • Persistent exposure to allergens.
  • Consumption of foods that are allergic.


Adopting a healthy lifestyle is one of the most effective and easiest ways to avoid skin infections. The following are some ways to prevent infections:

  • Early diagnosis and subsequent medication help prevent flare-ups.
  • Moisturizing the skin every day and not letting it get dehydrated is key to avoiding dry skin.
  • Consumption of healthy fats makes the skin healthy too.
  • Wearing breathable clothes that aren’t too uncomfortable.
  • Maintaining a regular cleaning habit with gentle cleansers.

Our skin infection treatment methods

The skin infection treatment that we provide is effective because they are completely natural and do not use any chemical substances. Our cream is Steroids FREE i.e. no Cortisone! This helps individuals in avoiding any possible side effects.



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We are a private company with no public funds and provide an alternative to the conventional health service therefore we don’t accept any Health Insurance

Can my GP refer me here?

We are a private company with no public funds and provide an alternative to the conventional health service therefore your GP cannot refer you to us

Will you provide any personal medication should I need them?

The High Precision Dermatology Centre have its own in house Homeopathic pharmacy. Should you require any medications we can supply these immediately and will talk you through how to use them before you leave the clinic.

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