Tineas

Definition of Tineas:

A dermatomycosis; any number of skin fungus infections, such as ringworm, athlete's foot (Tinea pedis), and so forth.  It is generally slow to acquire and hard to get rid of.  Tinea Versicolor is a chronic skin fungus, often without symptoms... except the light skin splotches of infected surfaces that don't tan.  It seems easily transmitted from one part of the body to another or one person to another.  It is also called Pityriasis Versicolor.

Also: Athletes Foot, Athlete's Foot, Pityriasis Versicolor, Ringworm, Tinea Pedis, Tinea Versicolor

Topics Related to Tineas

Antifungal

...related topic
“An agent that kills or inhibits fungi, or a compound that inhibits either a dermatomycosis like ringworm or athlete's foot, or one that inhibits Candida albicans either externally as a douche or internally as a systemic antifungal...”

Athletes Foot

...the condition
Athlete's foot, caused by the fungus Tinea pedis, is that reddish, crackled, flaky skin seen usually between the toes...”
...recommendation Tea Tree oil
“...Tea tree oil has been successfully applied to a number of fungal infections and is particularly good for relieving the symptoms of athlete's foot...”
...recommendation Vinegar
“...This will relieve the itching and peeling of athlete's foot...”
...recommendation Boric Acid
“Boric acid is an extremely effective fungicide and often cures athlete's foot in cases where creams have failed...”
...recommendation Ozone / Oxidative Therapy
“Ozonated olive oil is used against fungal infections in general, including athlete's foot...”
...recommendation Oil of Oregano
“Rubbing a drop or two of oregano oil into an area that is itching from athlete's foot may help resolve the problem, but caution is advised when using it topically as it can burn the skin when too concentrated...”
...recommendation Personal Hygiene Changes
“One of the important things you can do to combat athlete's foot is to keep the feet dry at all times since the fungus needs moisture to grow...”
...recommendation DMSO Topically
“This is a very effective fungicide for athlete's foot...”
...recommendation Chlorine Bleach
“...This should clear up athlete's foot in a week or ten days...”
Diagnose your symptoms now!
  • let The Analyst™ find what's wrong
  • have a doctor review your case (optional)
  • learn what you should be doing right now

More topics Related to Tineas

Boswellia

...as a treatment
“...Historically, the guggals were recommended by Ayurvedic physicians for a variety of conditions, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diarrhea, dysentery, pulmonary disease, and ringworm...”

Castor Oil

...as a treatment
“...Why it is Recommended: Conditions which have been responsive to castor oil applications include ... ringworm...”
Concerned or curious about your health?  Try The Analyst™
Symptom Entry
Symptom Entry
Diagnosis
Diagnosis
Suggestions
Suggestions
LifeMeter
LifeMeter®
Full Explanations
Explanations
Optional Doctor Review
Review (optional)

More topics Related to Tineas

Erythema Nodosum

...the condition
“...Chlamydia, tuberculosis, and other bacterial and fungal infections may also be associated with erythema nodosum, but fungal infections involving only the skin, such as athlete's foot, are not...”

Fungal Skin / Nail Infection

...the condition
“...Because of the way it looks, tinea infection is often called "ringworm...”

Jewelweed

...as a treatment
“...Poultices and salves made from Jewelweed are a folk remedy for bruises, burns, cuts, eczema, insect bites, sores, sprains, warts, and ringworm...”

Monolaurin

...as a treatment
“...Monolaurin is effective against yeast and fungi, staphylococcus aureus (staph) and streptococcus agalactiae (strep), chlamydia trachomatis, candida albicans, giardia lamblia, ringworm, H...”

Poor Circulation

...the condition
“...Keep feet dry; dampness can encourage fungal infections such as athlete's foot...”

Rashes

...the condition
“...From diaper rash and cradle cap (in infants), through ringworm and chicken pox (children), acne and athlete's foot (teens), psoriasis and rosacea (adults), to shingles and scabies (seniors), they can affect us at different stages of life...”

Shiitake Mushrooms

...as a treatment
“...A sulfide compound extracted from shiitake has been found to have an effect against the fungus that causes ringworm and other skin diseases...”

Tea Tree oil

...as a treatment
“...Why it is Recommended: Tea tree oil has been used in the treatment of: acne, athlete's foot, boils, burns, carbuncles, impetigo, infections of the nail bed, insect bites, ringworm, and vaginal infections...”

Vinegar

...as a treatment
“...By changing the pH of the skin, Vinegar can create a hostile environment for Athlete's Foot...”

Yeast / Candida Infection

...the condition
“...Skin ... Athlete's foot...”
Report by The Analyst™
Click to see sample report
Health problems rarely occur in isolation or for obvious reasons

Your body is a highly complex, interconnected system.  Instead of guessing at what might be wrong, let us help you discover what is really going on inside your body based on the many clues it is giving.

Our multiple symptom checker provides in-depth health analysis by The Analyst™ with full explanations, recommendations and (optionally) doctors available for case review and answering your specific questions.