Fungi usually make their homes in moist areas of the body where skin surfaces
meet: between the toes, in the genital area, and under the breasts. Common ...
Learn about symptoms, causes, and treatments for common fungal infections,
including athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and yeast infections.
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Sep 1, 2016 ... 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 ...
We'll tell you about some common skin disorders, explain some treatment ... Skin
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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 system or take ...
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 ...
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
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
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.