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The more common fungal infections that normal men suffer from are:

>>  Athlete’s foot 

>>  Allergic fungal sinusitis

>>  Tinea cruris (Jock itch)

>>  Fungal nail infections (onychomycosis)

>>  Tinea (pityriasis) versicolor

Uncommon infections include:

>> Oral candidiasis (especially if asthmatic and using a steroid inhaler, or with IV infection)

>> Penile candidiasis

>> Seborrheic dermatitis

>> Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) (usually asthmatic)

>> Severe asthma with fungal sensitization (SAFS)

>> Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (often following TB)

>> Coccidioidomycosis

>> Histoplasmosis - disseminated

>> Histoplasmosis - acute pulmonary

>> Histoplasmosis - chronic cavitary pulmonary

Men whose immune systems are damaged by HIV/AIDS or other reasons (leukaemia, transplantation, critical illness etc) may suffer from invasive fungal infections.

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