Do you have a troublesome skin rash you think might be caused by a bacterial skin infection? A fairly common occurrence, bacterial skin infections can manifest in many different forms, range in mild to severe, and affect anyone of any age.
At Brentwood Dermatology, our board-certified dermatologists are experienced in diagnosing and treating bacterial skin infections to help our patients find relief. Learn more about bacterial skin infections by reading our guide below, or get in touch with us if you have any further questions!
What are Bacterial Skin Infections?
Bacterial skin infections encompass a wide range of skin conditions caused by harmful strains of bacteria. This bacteria most often enters the skin through a break, such as a cut, scratch, wound, surgical incision, piercing, insect bite, or even a pimple.
Once the bacteria has penetrated the skin, various skin conditions can occur, including hives, a rash, redness and irritation, boils, blistering, and more. Bacteria skin infections can show up anywhere on the body and can range in severity from mild to life-threatening.
Bacterial Skin Infections FAQs
The more you know about bacterial skin infections, the better you can identify and treat them. Read our frequently asked questions guide below to better understand bacterial skin infections.
Bacterial Skin Infection Photos
Interested in seeing what a bacterial infection might look like on the body? Take a look at these helpful visuals featuring the most common types of bacterial skin infections we diagnose at Brentwood Dermatology.
Find Treatment for Bacterial Skin Infections at Brentwood Dermatology in Middle Tennessee
If you’re dealing with a troublesome rash, hives, boils, or another form of irritated skin, it might be a bacterial skin infection. Our team of experienced board-certified dermatologists are experts in examining, diagnosing, and treating many skin conditions, including bacterial skin infections.
Contact our Brentwood office to make an appointment or get in touch with us online. We look forward to helping you find relief!