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Chicago Medical Dermatology Conditions Fungal Infections

Tinea is a fungal infection of the superficial layer of the skin. It can occur anywhere (athlete's foot or tinea pedis, beard or tinea barbae, scalp or tinea capitis, body or tinea corporis, nails or onychomycosis). Symptoms include peeling, redness, itching, burning, or sometimes blisers. The fungus can be spread at public pools, locker room showers, and daycares. Sometimes, the characteristic "ring" with central clearing and peripheral scale is present. Othertimes, a patient may only feel a subtle itch or loss of hair in the affected area.

Treatment options
topical creams, shampoos, systemic antifungals


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