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What is difference between tinea

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Dermatology 16 years experience
Location: Tinea cruis occurs in the groin. Tinea pedis occurs on the feet.
Dr. Joseph Newman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Only location: Tinea refers to the fungal infection of skin. Tinea pedis (pedis=foot) is athlete's foot, and tinea cruris (cruris=crotch) is jock itch. They differ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Condon Hughes
Dermatopathology 41 years experience
Lots!: Vitiligo is a loss of pigment in the basal layer of the skin, while tinea versicolor is a superficial fungal infection.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Differences: Quadriderm rf contains neomycin as an antibiotic. Quadriderm nf contains gentamycin as an antibiotic.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
Dermatology 37 years experience
Same drug: Same drug by different routes.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jess Crosier
Pathology 31 years experience
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
Pathology 49 years experience
Not likely: Tinea is the general term for superficial skin infection with fungus. In the absence of other health issues, tinea will not kill.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
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
Family Medicine 24 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Very: Skin fungal infections are very common.

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