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Types of Ringworm

1 Tinea Pedis (Foot)
1 Tinea Pedis (Foot)

Tinea Pedis is caused by three types of fungi or dermatophytes. These include Epidermophyton, Microsporum and Trychophyton. The ringworm of the foot is mainly caused by T. Rubrum and T.Mentagrophytes.

Fluconazole (Diflucan)
Fluconazole (Diflucan)

Diflucan dosage ringworm - How much diflucan (fluconazole) for ringworm? Wrong drug. You don't usually treat ringworm with fluconazole. You typically use topical anti-fungal creams. If oral agents are necessary, there are better choices than fluconazole.

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Griseofulvin (Grifulvin V, Gris-PEG)
Griseofulvin (Grifulvin V, Gris-PEG)

Griseofulvin (Gris-Peg, Grifulvin V, Griseofulvin Ultramicrosize) is an antibiotic prescribed to treat fungal infections such as ringworm of the body, athlete's foot, barber's itch, and fungal or ringworm of the nails.

Itraconazole (Onmel, Sporanox)
Itraconazole (Onmel, Sporanox)

Itraconazole (Onmel, Sporanox) Fluconazole (Diflucan) You should contact your healthcare provider if: Your infection gets worse or doesn’t go away after using non-prescription medications. You or your child has ringworm on the scalp. Ringworm on the scalp needs to be treated with prescription antifungal medication.

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Terbinafine
Terbinafine

Ringworm (tinea corporis) is a fungal infection, that can appear as a red ring-shape rash. Learn more about ringworm including symptoms and treatment.

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the Feet
the Feet

Athlete's foot is caused by a fungus that grows on or in the top layer of skin. Fungi (plural of fungus) grow best in warm, wet places, such as the area between the toes. Most of the time, a doctor can tell that you have athlete's foot by looking at your feet.

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the Groin (Tinea Cruris, or "Jock Itch")
the Groin (Tinea Cruris, or "Jock Itch")

Jock itch, also called tinea cruris, is a common skin infection that is caused by a type of fungus called tinea. The fungus thrives in warm, moist areas of the body and as a result, infection can affect the genitals, inner thighs and buttocks.

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the Scalp (Tinea Capitis),
the Scalp (Tinea Capitis),

Also called Tinea capitis, this infection affects your scalp and hair shafts, causing small patches of itchy, scaly skin. Ringworm is a highly contagious infection that’s usually spread through person-to-person contact or by sharing combs, towels, hats, or pillows. Ringworm is most common in children, but can infect a person of any age.

the Skin on the Body (Tinea Corporis),
the Skin on the Body (Tinea Corporis),

Ringworm of the skin usually causes a very itchy rash. It normally appears as a scaly rash with a raised border and often makes a pattern in the shape of a ring. Sometimes it is just a red, itchy rash.

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Tinea Barbae (Beard)
Tinea Barbae (Beard)

Beard ringworm (tinea barbae), also known as tinea sycosis or barber's itch, is a fungal infection of the skin, hair, and hair follicles of the beard and mustache area. Beard ringworm may be passed to other people by direct contact with infected people or animals, with contaminated objects, or from the soil.

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Tinea Capitis (Scalp)
Tinea Capitis (Scalp)

Also called Tinea capitis, this infection affects your scalp and hair shafts, causing small patches of itchy, scaly skin. Ringworm is a highly contagious infection that’s usually spread through person-to-person contact or by sharing combs, towels, hats, or pillows. Ringworm is most common in children, but can infect a person of any age.

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Tinea Corporis (Body)
Tinea Corporis (Body)

“Ringworm” is a misnomer — the infection has nothing to do with worms. Its name comes from the small, ring- or circle-shaped rash that appears on the body due to infection. In ringworm of the body, the rashes appear on skin regions except for the scalp, groin, palms of the hand, and soles of the feet.

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Tinea Cruris (Groin)
Tinea Cruris (Groin)

Jock itch (tinea cruris) is a form of ringworm. Ringworm is not a worm at all; it is a fungal infection of the outer layers of skin, hair, or nails.

source: webmd.com
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Tinea Faciei (Face)
Tinea Faciei (Face)

Tinea infections are commonly called ringworm because some infections form a ring-like pattern on affected areas of the body. Facial ringworm (tinea faciei), also known as tinea faciale or ringworm of the face, is a common, non-cancerous (benign) fungal infection of the surface (superficial) skin of the face.

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Tinea Manuum (Hand)
Tinea Manuum (Hand)

Hand fungus is medically referred to as tinea manuum, which means “ringworm of the hand”. It is caused by a class of fungi known as dermatophytes. The literal meaning of the term dermatophyte is “skin plant”, and it refers to the tendency of these fungi to grow on the skin.

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Tinea Unguium (Nails)
Tinea Unguium (Nails)

Ringworm of the Nails – Tinea Unguium Ringworm of the nails is a fungal infection caused by a group of fungi called dermatophytes. These fungi thrive in warm and moist regions and feed on keratin, a protein found in hair, skin and nails.