What is the prognosis of tinea infections?

Updated: Apr 27, 2021
  • Author: Mityanand Ramnarine, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Answer

Skin tinea infection generally resolves without sequelae within 1-2 weeks of therapy. Hair and nail tinea require 3-6 months of treatment.


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