Infections-Integumentary System

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Athletes Foot

-caused by fungal infection symptoms: itchy, rash/cracking in skin, burning treatment: anti-fungal cream/spray, pill

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Boils and Carbuncles

-caused by bacterial infection symptoms: raised red bump treatment: antibiotics, antibacterial cream

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Cold Sores

-caused by virus; aka herpes simplex 1 symptoms: little fluid filled blisters, itchy, painful treatment: antiviral pill, cream

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Ring Worm

-caused by fungal infection symptoms: itchy, circle, scaley treatment: anti fungal cream

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Contact Dermatitis

-exposure cause allergic reaction symptoms: itchy, raised red bumps, can blister treatment: antihistamine, Benadryl, cortisone

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Impetigo

-caused by bacterial infection symptoms: scab, itchy, usually on face treatment: antibacterial cream, antibiotics

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Psoriasis

-cause unknown, can be genetic, triggered by trauma, infection, stress symptoms: layered patches of skin, raw treatment: cream to help with soreness

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MRSA

-Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Bacterial infection medicine w/ "cillin" in it isn't effective symptoms: pimple, red around like sunburn, hot to touch, misdiagnosed as a spider bite, can make you septic treatment: special antibiotics that will kill it

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