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Skin infections

Skin infections: Introduction

Skin infections: Infection or inflammation of the skin. See detailed information below for a list of 133 causes of Skin infections, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Skin infections

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Causes of Types of Skin infections:

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Skin infections: Symptom Checker

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Skin infections Treatments

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Message Boards for Skin infections

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Skin infections: Animations

Medications or substances causing Skin infections:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Skin infections as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Skin infections: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Skin infections may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Skin infections

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Skin infections: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Skin infections

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Skin infections: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Skin infections:

The list of organs typically affected by Skin infections may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Skin infections

The list below shows some of the causes of Skin infections mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Skin infections?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Skin infections. Of the 133 causes of Skin infections that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 8 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 121 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Skin infections:

The following list of conditions have 'Skin infections' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Skin infections:

The following list of medical conditions have Skin infections or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.












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Causes of Skin infections Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Skin infections based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Skin infections?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Skin infections, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Skin infections:

    Subtypes of Skin infections:

    Recurrent skin infections (3 causes), Skin inflammation (49 causes), Eschar (7 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Skin infections:

    Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Infection (1293 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes)

    Symptoms related to Skin infections:

    Skin rash (461 causes), Skin blisters (426 causes), Skin ulcers, Skin color changes (2348 causes), Cellulitis (28 causes), Folliculitis, Carbuncle, Impetigo, Scabies, Dermatitis (116 causes), Ringworm

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Skin infections

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