Tinea, ringworm, dermatophytosis or dermatophyte infection is a fungal infection of the skin.
The lesion resembles a ring-shaped worm.
Tinea or fungal infections are easy to diagnose. Dermatologists diagnose them by looking at them. However, in some cases, they may do a KOH mount. READ MORE
All types of tinea are fungal infections. Moreover, fungal infections take time to heal. They require at least 2-4 weeks of treatment.