About Skin Infections
The skin covers the organs, tissues, bones, and muscles of the body. Skin infections can be caused by a wide variety of germs, and symptoms can vary in severity. In some cases, infections can spread beyond the skin and into the bloodstream. There are several types of skin infection. The main causes of a skin infection are bacteria, viruses, and fungi. The type of infection often depends on the cause. Some common types of skin infections are boil cellulitis, rubella, yeast infection, ringworm etc. The symptoms of a skin infection can vary depending on the type. A common symptom includes redness of the skin, rashes and swelling also. Sores, blisters, and lesions can also be symptoms of certain skin infections. The first step in the holistic Ayurvedic approach to skin care is finding out your ayurvedic skin type. The skins are of three types vata skin, pitta skin and kabha skin. Treatment of skin infections depends on the cause.