The skin protects the body from germs, but sometimes can get infected by them. Common types of skin infections are:
- bacterial - cellulitis and impetigo
- viral - shingles, warts and herpes simplex
- fungal - athlete's foot and yeast infections
- parasitic - body lice, head lice and scabies
Programs + Services
The Medical Dermatology Clinic at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston evaluates and manages a broad range of dermatologic conditions that require medical care.
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