Have mosquitoes been crashing your summer fun lately? For many in Central Florida, insect bites and other skin traumas like cuts and abrasions have led to secondary skin infections. Centra Care physicians treated nearly 300 patients last week for skin infections.
The skin is the first barrier from bacterial infections. Anything that compromises that barrier, like an insect bite, scrape or ingrown hair, can result in an infection.
The bacteria Staphylococcus and Streptococcus cause the majority ...Continue Reading →