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Importance of skin care in daily human life

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As we all know the human skin is the largest organ of human body. It protects us from the microbes and the elements, helps regulate body temperature and permits the sensation of touch, cold and heat. The three layers of its form the barrier and other functional environment for the body. So, keeping this layer strong and healthy is very important. Ignoring the proper care of the skin or using too much harsh cleansers can damage it by stripping essential lipids and moistures and makes a person more prone to infection. Thus, to enhance the personal health, taking care of the skin and developing a skin care routine is very much required.

About fungal skin infection

The skin infections are caused by a wide variety of reasons like bacterial or fungal etc and the symptoms can vary from mild to serious. The fungal type of skin infections are caused by a fungus and are most likely to develop in the damp areas of the body such as feet or armpit or even the skin beneath the hair. Though these infections are non-contagious and non life threatening, if ignored they can cause serious harm to the body and thus needs essential medical attention at that time.

Use of Keto creams

The keto creams or to be specific, the ketoconazole creams have been proved very effective dealing with these skin infections which include athlete’s foot, jock itch, ring worm, seborrhea (dry, flaky skin) etc. Generally this keto fungal cream is used as an antifungal medication that prevents fungus from growing on the skin.It also treats a skin condition known as pityriasis, a condition where the skin of the neck, chest, arms or legs gets lightened or darkened. Ketoconazole cream 2%, for topical use only, contains ketoconazole 2% which is a broad spectrum synthetic antifungal agent, formulated in an aqueous cream vehicle consisting of propylene glycol, stearyl and cetyl alcohols, purified water and some others which are considered to be the appropriate in such various skin conditions.

Factors to be considered

These creams can only be used on the thoroughly cleaned and dried area of the skin. The direction of the doctors should be followed in case of how to use, where to use and in what amount. The dosage and tenure of the treatment depends upon the type and the severity of the infection. Some side effects might occur like hives, difficult breathing, swelling of face, lips, throats or tongues and in those cases use of the cream should be stopped immediately and a doctor to be consulted as soon as possible. Also skipping the doses may increase the risk of further infection that is resistant to antifungal medication. Also bandages or dressing over the treated areas should be avoided.


Considering all its functionalities over the infections, many brands have stepped forward with the several keto skin creams but one must always understand the fact that before applying it on the skin, a little consultation with the doctor is very much needed.

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