is a fungal infection of the skin of the face. It generally appears as a painless red rash with small bumps and a raised edge appearing to grow outwards, usually over eyebrows or one side of the face. It may feel wet or have some crusting, and overlying hairs may fall out easily. There may be a mild itch.
Treatment ― OTC Drugs
* OTC antifungal ointment
More information ― English
Tinea faciei is a fungal infection of the face. It generally appears as a red rash on the face, followed by patches of small, raised bumps.
Characteristic features of the infection include erythema and scales with an annular shape, as seen in the area indicated by the arrow.
The infection is characterized by a slightly raised edge and is caused by a fungus.
It is sometimes misdiagnosed as eczema and can be worsened by the application of steroid ointment.
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