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Can you die from tinea

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely: Tinea is the general term for superficial skin infection with fungus. In the absence of other health issues, tinea will not kill.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
You mean tinea cruri: You mean tinea cruris.It causes rash and itching in the groin area and is also called jock itch it is caused by fungus infection of the skin.
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Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
Many options: There are multiple options of medication. It depends on where the tinea is. Can be creams, shampoos or pills.
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Very: Skin fungal infections are very common.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Impetigo, contact : Often timea barbae will get crusts and scabs in addition to being red and itchy, and can be easily confused with impetigo, which is a bacterial infec ... Read More
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Dr. Timothy Rodgers
18 years experience Dermatology
Common infection: Tinea is a common fungal infection of the skin. It can be transferred from surfaces (showers, floors, towels) or from one place on your skin to anoth ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
You need a: prescription antifungal cream for several months.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Dermatomycosis: Tinea capitis (scalp ringworm) is a superficial fungal infection (dermatomcosis) of the scalp.The majority are caused by trichophyton and microsporum ... Read More
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Dr. PHILLIP KIM
14 years experience General Practice
Different: Tineas are usually caused by dermatophytes or fungi while a granuloma is a inflammatory response.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danielle DeHoratius
18 years experience Dermatology
Weeks: It can take a few weeks assuming you're using the appropriate medication. It is also important to treat for a little while after the rash clears.
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