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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Hello,

Thanks for your query.

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

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Help me!I discovered a week ago that i have a new vitiigo on my face..its redish,dry and sometimes i may have to peel them off.The worst part 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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There are red bumps in the form of a circle all over my arms.. Went to the doctor and they said it was ringworm, and they gave me treatment. Now...

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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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I thought I was having a yeast infection and was told to take monostat. Then things got worse and i got bumps that look like cold sores and itching...

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Hi, I have fungal infection on my face and am prescribed Fluka 150 and have been taking treatment for the last one month. There are two patches one...

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