Sep 21, 2014 ... Fungal infections of the skin are very common and include athlete's foot, jock itch,
ringworm, and yeast infections.
Sep 26, 2015 ... Candida is a strain of fungus that can cause an infection in your skin, among
other locations. In normal conditions, your skin may host small ...
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Jul 1, 2016 ... As a result, fungal infections often start in the lungs or on the skin. You are more
likely to get a fungal infection if you have a weakened immune ...
The body normally hosts a variety of germs, including bacteria and fungi. Some of
these are useful to the body, some produce no harm or benefit, and some can ...
Tinea (say: TIH-nee-uh) is a type of fungal infection of the hair, skin, or nails.
When it's on the skin, tinea usually begins as a small red area the size of a pea.
The most common fungi to cause skin infections are the tinea group of fungi. For
example, athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a common fungal infection of the toes and
Rather, this superficial skin infection, also known as tinea, is caused by fungi
called dermatophytes. Fungi are microscopic organisms that can live off the dead
Some common types of fungal infections are athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm
that can affect any part of the skin as well as scalp, onychomycosis that affects the