General Dermatology

Skin Infections

Skin Infections Are Common

They can have a number of causes as well as a number of options for treatment. Prompt diagnosis and treatment of skin infections are important as they can often spread quickly.

Types of Skin Infections

Bacterial Skin Infections:

Common bacterial skin infections include cellulitis, impetigo, and boils.

Viral Skin Infections:

These infections include shingles, molluscum contagiosum, warts, cold sores, and chicken pox.

Fungal Skin Infections:

These infections include athlete's foot, jock itch, yeast infections, ringworm, tinea versicolor, and nail fungus.

Parasitic Skin Infections:

These include lice, scabies, and larva migrans.


Treatment depends on the cause and severity of the skin infection. If you feel like you may have a skin infection, please book an appointment with Dr. Liu today.

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