What Is A Tinea Barbae?

May 01 21:26 2019 Print This Article

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an infection of the hair. It mainly involves the fungi. It is also known as barbers itch. There are few authors which name it ring worm of the beard. It mainly occurs at the places where the beard is present. The infection occurs as the inflammation of follicles or skin. Mainly, it is a chronic inflammatory reaction. It may lead to folliculitis. It is quite common in the people who work in fields. The mode of transmission is common from animal to human as compared to human to human.

What are the signs and symptoms of Tinea barbae?

It includes the places where the beard is present. The infection occurs as the inflammation of follicles or skin. Mainly, it is a chronic inflammatory reaction. It may lead to folliculitis. It is quite common in the people who work in fields.

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