Skin Ailment: Fungal Infection And Its Associates

One cannot just predict when a fungal infection would attack you and it can occur to anyone at any point in time. You must note that fungi do not only harvest in the air, soil, water, and plants but also can be found in the human body. They get attracted towards a human body and once it attacks it, it becomes a difficult task to control the infection and the body becomes a host for them. A human body immediately becomes the victim of fungal infection causing myriads of problem.

In the race of fungal infections, Asia bags the 1st place followed by the USA as a 1st runner-up and UAE the third runner-up.

Let us learn more about fungi, starting with the two types of Fungi:

• Harmful fungi.
• Helpful fungi.

As the name suggests, the harmful fungi are very difficult to defeat. It is hard to deal with it and to tackle them takes a lot of efforts. The worst part is, it keeps on infecting the person who even tries to get better, you might consider them like a possessed body and the doctors are as prone to danger as an exorcist would be in front of the possessed body.

Locations where Fungi prefers to attack

You would find fungal attacks majorly on feet or armpit. The majority of the fungal infection is not contagious and the best part is the infections are not at all life-threatening. You must know about the important types of fungal infections like:

• Athlete’s foot
• Diaper rash
• Nail fungus
• Oral thrush
• Yeast infection
• Ringworm

What Are The Symptoms Of Fungal Infections?

When we are looking for the symptoms of Fungal Infections, there are some significant signs and one can easily mark out the difference in the kind of infection. Usually, you will find:

• Itching on the affected area
• Soreness
• Redness of the affected area
• Rashes
• Burning sensation
• Swelling

You might end up spending a lot of money on a various kind of ointment and medicines but to treat a fungal infection you need a more effective treatment than just to focus on the inflammation of the skin. Why hurt your pocket by spending on medications and doctors fees, if Dr. Nature is available with us. Nature has gifted us with some natural home remedies that can help to get rid of fungal fissures with effectiveness.

• Apple Cider Vinegar

One of the most preferred treatments around the world where it’s anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties with its acidic nature of ACV helps in prevention of infection to spread and kills the fungus causing agent and gives you a speeding the recovery process.

• Usage

1. Get a ½ cup of Apple Cider Vinegar with an equal amount of water
2. Get a dipped washcloth in the mixture
3. Apply it on the general affected area
4. Keep it there for 30-35 minutes
5. Then remove the washcloth and sponge the skin with dry cloth or towel.
Repeat the process for at least 2-3 times a day to get an effective result.

• Aloe Vera

In many studies, it was found that the Aloe gel that is taken from the plants and is grown in a greenhouse can be used to treat a fungal infection. When it was applied to Petri dishes with three different growths of fungus, it was found that the pasteurized Aloe gel significantly inhibited the fungi’s ability to spread.

This proves that Aloe Vera carries an antiseptic characteristic and makes it a perfect home remedy for any type of skin ailment, especially fungal infection. It naturally soothes the affected area. With its non-acidic properties, it offers you a cooling effect that helps to reduce itching as well as burnings sensation.

• Usage

You would need to cut the Aloe Vera to get the gel out of it. Before you start its application, you would need to clean the area of application on the skin. Now apply the gel to the affected area and keep it on the affected area for some time like 5-10 minutes and repeat the process for 2-3 times a day to get the desired results.

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