Fungal infections of the hands are caused by trichophyton rubrum, a dermatophytic fungus. This infection is commonly transmitted by direct contact with infected people, animals, soil or household articles, such as towels... More »

Foot fungus photographs are available on many reputable health websites, including WebMD and Healthline. Some of the more common infections are athlete's foot and onychomycosis, which is an infection of the toenail, acco... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

Antifungal pills taken orally have the highest success rate when treating hand nail fungus, according to WebMD. Antifungal pills treat moderate-to-severe nail infections that are difficult to treat. More » Health Medications & Vitamins

There are at least four types of fungus responsible for the infection known as athlete's foot, but the most common is the organism, trichophyton rubrum. These infections thrive in warm, moist areas and feed on dead skin,... More »

Some of the causes associated with psoriasis on the hands include stress, climatic changes, certain drugs and infections. Nearly everyone can get psoriasis, but it is more common in adults, as noted by the National Insti... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

Treatments for fungal infections between the toes range from over-the-counter antifungal remedies to prescription topical or oral medication. If over-the-counter remedies do not work, the individual should seek medical a... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

Fungal infections can affect the nails of fingers and toes and are contagious, according to WebMD. An untreated infection may spread to other fingers or toes, other parts of the skin or other people. More »