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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Crosby
15 years experience in Dermatology
Location: Tinea cruis occurs in the groin. Tinea pedis occurs on the feet.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Dermatitis or tinea: Dermatitis is a genral term for any skin rash. It can be fungal like tinea, bacterial, viral, atopic (eczema), chemical burn, friction burn, or a simp ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Condon Hughes
40 years experience in Dermatopathology
Lots!: Vitiligo is a loss of pigment in the basal layer of the skin, while tinea versicolor is a superficial fungal infection.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Differences: Quadriderm rf contains neomycin as an antibiotic. Quadriderm nf contains gentamycin as an antibiotic.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience in Dermatology
Same drug: Same drug by different routes.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jess Crosier
30 years experience in Pathology
Fungus: All dermatomycosis are dermatophytosis, but not other way around. Dermatophytons are keratin eating fungi, think 'ring worm'. Fungi just happening ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in 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 in 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 in 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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A member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Very: Skin fungal infections are very common.
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