Ringworm is a fungal infection that begins as a raised area about the size of a pea but grows to a ring-like structure under the skin, according to KidsHealth. It looks like a worm under the skin. Athlete's foot, Candida... More »

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Scientific data suggests that rubbing a vinegar solution on the skin is not an effective anti-fungal treatment. The National Institutes of Health warns against using vinegar for medicinal purposes, as skin irritation and... More »

Fungal infections of the sinuses are serious conditions that often require surgery to eliminate, according to The Merck Manual Home Edition. While fungi exist normally in the environment and in the nasal cavity, a fungal... More »

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Most fungal skin infections respond well to antifungal creams or shampoos, according to KidsHealth. To determine the appropriate medication, the doctor may scrape some of the irritated skin for microscopic examination or... More »

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Ringworm is a fungal infection that can live on surfaces, including clothing, for months, according to Healhtap. It can be cleaned using antifungal spray and laundering. More »

Facial pimples form when the sebaceous glands overproduce oil, known as sebum, causing skin inflammation as the pores become clogged with oil and dead skin cells, according to KidsHealth. The pore wall opens and releases... More »

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Symptoms of scalp fungus include patches of scaly skin around or above the scalp, brittle or fragile hair, tender or painful scalp, and gray or reddened scaly areas, according to Mayo Clinic. Patches may have small black... More »