Diseases produced by microscopical fungus located on the skin surfaces or internal organs. Usually the required treatment to get rid of them is long with frequent failures.
Candidiasis are produced by fungi of the Candida species usually C. albicans. It’s a yeast that inhabits naturally the mouth, digestive tract and the genital area. The fungi proliferates during treatment with antibiotics or during periods of impaired resistance of an infected organ.
Dermatofites that invade the skin, scalp and nails are responsible of Tinea corporis, T. capitis and T. ungium.
The infection may be direct, from an infected human or animal, or indirect trough the soil, water of the swimming pool, shower or infected bath towels.