Causes of skin infections include viruses, bacteria and fungi, according to Healthline. Viruses that cause most skin infections include human papillomavirus, herpes simplex virus and poxvirus. The bacteria that cause ski... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection is a skin condition that occurs due to a strain of staphylococcus aureus and tends to be resistant to antibiotic treatment. This infection can affect any part ... More »

Treatment for group A streptococcal skin infections varies depending on the specific type of infection, which includes cellulitis, erysipelas, scarlet fever and necrotizing fasciitis. Treatments for these infections may ... More »

Causes of skin discoloration include sun overexposure, certain medications, an overload of iron, certain fungal infections, or a history of skin inflammation, according to MedlinePlus. The condition of having dark blotch... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

Cellulitis results from an infection from a bacteria when it enters the skin through a crack or a cut, according to Healthline. People suffer from cellulitis due to injuries that tear the skin, entry of foreign objects i... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

Infectious diseases are infections transmitted by organisms such as viruses, bacteria, parasites or fungi. These organisms live on or in the human body, where some have beneficial roles, while others cause diseases, acco... More »

Causes of itchy scalp include infections, allergies, dandruff, head lice and medical conditions, such as hypothyroidism, according to Healthgrades. Dandruff is the most common cause of itchy scalp. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions