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The bladder gets infected when bacteria gets into the urethra. The presence of the bacteria leads to body-immune reaction to flush out the foreign body. However, bacteria can attach itself to the bladder wall and if that happens, they will multiply rapidly, which causes bladder infections.
Skin tags are small flaps of skin, usually smaller than the size of a pencil eraser. They often match a person’s skin tone. On pale people, they can also be a dark brown color. While skin tags aren’t harmful, they can be cosmetically appealing. However, they may begin to hurt if they are agitated (rubbed against). When you have skin tags around the eyes, the pain and irritation can become annoying.
Not all bacteria are harmful. They are present everywhere in the body and are necessary for various body processes. In the body, there is a balance in place to keep the activities of the bad bacteria in check. However, when this balance is tipped, infections set in. Bacterial Vaginosis simply means that there are more harmful bacteria in the vagina than good ones. It is a type of vaginitis, leading to vaginal inflammation.
Nearly everyone will have a canker sore at some point in their life. Canker sores are a type of small ulcer that forms inside of the mouth, usually on the insides of the cheeks or under the tongue; they can appear anywhere on the gums. Unlike cold sores, which appear on the outside of the mouth, canker sores are not contagious.
Atopic dermatitis is a skin disease that causes chronic inflammation with complex etiology. The name is said to originate from “atopy,” a hereditary condition that predisposes a person to multiple allergic disorders, including asthma, food allergies, and hay fever. If you or any member of your family has an allergy, you may be at increased risk of developing atopic dermatitis.
Athlete’s foot, or tinea pedis, is a very contagious fungal infection caused by dermatophyte fungus. The term “athlete’s foot” shows that this condition is commonly seen on an athlete’s feet because shoes are worn for long periods of time. Other factors that can contribute to fungal infection includes going barefoot in public places, poor circulation, and immune deficiency.