Bacteria, viruses, and fungi are the most common skin related infections. They can occur in the skin or manifest externally on the skin as a symptom of a systemic condition. They may appear locally (one area) or generalized (allover), with or without fever, and can have many various presentations from red scaly patches to thick bumps to generalized redness or painful blisters.
What Causes Infections:
Direct contact. These include: Bacterial: Cellulitis, Folliculitis, Abscesses
Fungal: Jock Itch, Athletes Foot, Tinea
Viral: Shingles, Herpes, Molluscum, Warts