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What are differences between a fungal skin condition and a parasitic one?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Fungi & Parasites

A parasitic organism is one that obtains nourishment from its host, which has to be another living organism. Though a fungi can be a parasitic organism, it is not true that all fungi are parasitic.
In fact, many fungi survive perfectly well by living off the decaying organic material that has accumulated along the forest floor.

In brief: Fungi & Parasites

A parasitic organism is one that obtains nourishment from its host, which has to be another living organism. Though a fungi can be a parasitic organism, it is not true that all fungi are parasitic.
In fact, many fungi survive perfectly well by living off the decaying organic material that has accumulated along the forest floor.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Border

A fungus infection will have a scaly border in the groin trunk and neck.
Parasites is more like insect bite reactions.They need to diagnosed and treated effectively.

In brief: Border

A fungus infection will have a scaly border in the groin trunk and neck.
Parasites is more like insect bite reactions.They need to diagnosed and treated effectively.
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