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Tinea is the name of a group of diseases caused by a fungus. Types of tinea include ringworm, athlete's foot and jock itch. These infections are usually not serious, but they can be uncomfortable. You can get them by touching an infected person, from damp surfaces such as shower floors, or even from a pet.

Symptoms depend on the affected area of the body:

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  1. Tinea Infections (National Library of Medicine)  
    Tinea is the name of a group of diseases caused by a fungus. Types of tinea include ringworm, athlete's foot and jock itch. These infections are ... depend on the affected area of the body: Ringworm is a red skin rash that forms a ...
  2. Athlete's Foot (National Library of Medicine)  
    Athlete's foot is a common infection caused by a fungus. It most often affects the space between the toes. Symptoms include itching, burning, and cracked, scaly ...
  3. Fungal infection - body; Infection - fungal - body; Tinea of the body; Tinea circinata; Ringworm - body ... of the hair, nails, and outer skin layers. Tinea corporis is caused by mold-like fungi called ...
  4. Fungal infection - scalp; Infection - fungal - scalp; Tinea of the scalp; Ringworm - scalp ... of the hair, nails, and outer skin layers. Tinea capitis is caused by mold-like fungi called ...
  5. ... groin; Infection - fungal - groin; Itching in the groin; Ringworm - groin; Tinea cruris; Tinea of the groin ... have this infection also have athlete's foot and ringworm.The fungus that causes jock itch thrives in ...
  6. Tinea pedis; Fungal infection - feet; Tinea of the foot; Infection - fungal - feet; Ringworm - foot ... Athlete's foot is the most common type of tinea fungal infection. The fungus thrives in warm, moist ...
  7. Beard Ringworm (Tinea Barbae) (Logical Images)  
    newsletter | contact Share | Ringworm, Beard (Tinea Barbae) Information for adults A A A Multiple, inflammatory elevations of the skin around the hair follicle are typical of fungal ...
  8. Scalp Ringworm (Tinea Capitis) (Logical Images)  
    newsletter | contact Share | Ringworm, Scalp (Tinea Capitis) A parent's guide to condition and treatment information A A A In a child with hair loss and scale on ... fungal infection may be the cause. Overview Scalp ringworm (tinea capitis) is a common mild infection of ...
  9. Ringworm (Tinea Corporis) (Logical Images)  
    newsletter | contact Share | Ringworm (Tinea Corporis) Information for adults A A A Tinea corporis often has large ring-like, scaly lesions. Overview Tinea infections are ...
  10. newsletter | contact Share | Ringworm, Facial (Tinea Faciei) Information for adults A A A A red (erythematous) slightly elevated lesion with scaling along the edge is typical of ...
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