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Can you get tinea capitis from sitting on the sofa after a infected person sat there?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology

In brief: No.

Infection is at head/scalp, not body or buttock.
Besides, fungus has to directly closely contact with the skin, otherwise would not cause infection.

In brief: No.

Infection is at head/scalp, not body or buttock.
Besides, fungus has to directly closely contact with the skin, otherwise would not cause infection.
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
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