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What is difference between tinea pedis and tinea cruris?
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In brief: 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 only in location, and are treated the same way.

In brief: 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 only in location, and are treated the same way.
Dr. Joseph Newman
Dr. Joseph Newman
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In brief: Location
Tinea cruis occurs in the groin.
Tinea pedis occurs on the feet.

In brief: Location
Tinea cruis occurs in the groin.
Tinea pedis occurs on the feet.
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Dr. Christopher Crosby
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