Skin infection is the major infection to the skin caused by bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses. The major skin infectious diseases are impetigo, Staph infections, cellulitis etc. Skin infections can lead to skin inflammations such as infectious dermatitis. It is also a cause of various skin diseases that can ultimately lead to leprosy.
Skin infections can be bacterial skin infections, fungal skin infections, viral skin infection etc. In case of ignorance these infections can spread from skin to blood stream.