|Other names||Ringworm of the face|
|Symptoms||Facial ringworm appears as one or more pink-to-red scaly patches which contain bumps, blisters, or scabs.They can be itchy, and it may get worse or feel sunburned after exposure to the sun.|
|Treatment||topical creams and lotions: Terbinafine, Clotrimazole, Miconazole, Econazole, Oxiconazole, Ketoconazole, Sulconazole, Naftifine|
Tinea faciei is a fungal infection of the face.:301 It generally appears as a red rash on the face, followed by patches of small, raised bumps. The skin may peel while it is being treated.
Tinea faciei is contagious just by touch and can spread easily to all regions of skin.
Most infections can be treated with topical antifungal medication. Rarely, more extensive or long-standing infections may require treatment with oral antifungals. The infection will still be contagious between 24-48 hours of the first treatment.
The ringworm should go away within 4–6 weeks after using effective treatment.
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