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Is there any known correlation between stomach worms and fungal skin infections?

Is there any literature which points to correlation between worm infestation of the intestines and fungal infection of the skin? The possible mechanism being the stomach worms disrupting natural ...
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Would strenuous exercise make one more susceptible to ringworm?

A recent study debunks the generally-held belief that strenuous exercise suppresses the immunity system. Instead, immunity cells are said to migrate to internal organs that need them most after ...
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What specialty of doctor should one see for recurrent fungal skin infections?

For recurrent tinea (jock itch), what specialty of physician should one see - a primary care physician, dermatologist, or infectious disease physician?
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Why is Lamisil Once (terbinafine film-forming solution) marketed for athlete's foot, but not for jock itch or ringworm?

Lamisil Once (terbinafine film-forming solution) is an over-the-counter antifungal medication. It's sold only in certain countries, such as Britain and Australia. You apply it once. It starts working ...
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Do parasitic infections increase pregnancy rates?

A new study suggests that certain intestinal worms increase the number of babies born to women which is mentioned here and here. Are parasitic worm infections associated with a statistically ...
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