Tinea faciei

What is Tinea faciei?

Tinea faciei is a fungal infection of the face.

It generally appears as a red rash on the face, followed by patches of small, raised bumps. The skin may peel while it is being treated.

Tinea faciei is contagious just by touch and can spread easily to all regions of skin.

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My daughter had one small circular patch of itchy skin on an elbow . It was originally diagnosed as ringworm and treated with an antifungal. It...

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Hi...dear Bright .,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Circular patches with rash and itching, spreading .,
like bugs...could be Tinea corporis..,
It is...

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I started getting this rash yesterday, today it is larger and itches more. I just put pramoxine XXXXXXX 1% and zinc acetate .1% cream that i got at...

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Photo reporting tinea faciei...

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Hi my dear,

I saw your photo, and could say that the itching rash you are...

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Hi Doctor, and thank you for your help.
I believe I had 3 ringworms on my face, or either some type of bacteria fungus. I went to the barber shop...

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Thanks for your query.

Yes, Tinea Faciei a superficial dermatophyte fungal infection can cause similar itchy lesions. The usual presentation...

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