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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Fungus: Ringworm represents a fungal infection of the skin.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
34 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, But...: Ringworm is a fungal infection of the skin, similar to the fungus that causes athlete's foot and jock itch. It can affect any skin on any part of the ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
The same: Fungal infection that causes ringworm anywhere else on the body.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
34 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, But...: Ringworm is a fungal infection of the skin, similar to the fungus that causes athlete's foot and jock itch. It can affect any skin on any part of the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
34 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, But...: Ringworm is a fungal infection of the skin, similar to the fungus that causes athlete's foot and jock itch. It can affect any skin on any part of the ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: You can get ringworm on any skin or scalp surface. See your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment if indicated. Sexual partners may need simultane ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Topical anti-fungals. The treatments labeled for jock-itch will work.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Haley
23 years experience Dermatology
Doesn't : Ringworm (fungal infection) does not typically occur on the penis. Candida or yeast may be on the glans penis but so can psoriasis and a whole array ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Don't fret: This should not interfere with the delivery of healthy sperm to their destination. You might want to treat it with topical meds and wash them off prio ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Be sure of diagnosis: There are different fungi that may be lumped under the diagnosis of ringworm. Clotrimazole or tolnaftate for 3-4 weeks is usually effective if the l ... Read More
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