Tinea is the name of a group of diseases caused by a fungus. These are not serious disease but it can be very uncomfortable. It is a contagious skin infection which is caused by different types of Fungi. These infection can be effect anywhere on Skin and depending on the location of infection have different names like dermatophytes (ringworm on scalp), Tinea corporis (ringworm of the body), Tinea pedis (Ringworm on foot), Tinea cruris (Rash on the warm areas of groin) and Tinea versicolor (infection by slow growing fungus on skin).
Good hygiene is important for preventing many tinea infections and Antifungal medications should be taken if the symptoms above are seen.
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