SKIN INFECTIONS

As a dermatology clinic our specialists’ goals are to diagnose, treat and educate patients in regards to a broad range of skin problems. Our commitment to you is superior and ethical dermatological medical care with state-of-the-art technology ensures all of our patients are given access to the best solutions for their specific skin conditions.

A wide range of skin infections are treated at Ocean Skin and Vein Institute:

  • Bacterial Infections
  • Fungal Infections
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Tinea Versicolor

Bacterial Infections

Bacterial skin infections develop when bacteria enters through small breaks in the skin or hair follicles, which are the result of punctures, surgeries, scrapes, insect bites, wounds, preexisting skin disorders, or scrapes. Treatment for bacterial infections can be from the use of topical ointments and antibiotics.

Fungal Infections

Fungal infection can occur anywhere on the body, these infections can cause uncomfortable symptoms such as itchy rashes, or peeling skin.

Herpes

Herpes is a common viral infection, many people that get the virus that causes herpes may not see or feel anything. If you have ever had a fever blister or cold sore, you have picked up the herpes simplex virus.

Herpes Zoster

Herpes Zoster (also known as Shingles) is a painful rash that has developed on one side of the body or face. This rash consists of blisters which usually scab over 7 to 10 days and clears up within 2 to 4 weeks. Early treatment of shingles can result in a shorter course of the condition.