Have you heard of the new, sexually transmitted fungal infection to strike the U. S?

"A novel fungal infection transmitted through sexual contact caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes type VII has surfaced in the United States for the first time. "Healthcare providers should be aware that Trichophyton mentagrophytes type VII is the latest in a group of severe skin infections to have now reached the United States," stated a dermatologist and assistant professor at NYU Grossman School of Medicine - Dr Avrom Caplan"

This is the first I've heard of it.

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12 of the 13 reported cases around the world were homosexual men.

Here's an article:
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC10310379/

It causes painful lesions. Apparently, it's a strain that is resistant to anti-fungal medications.
Have you heard of the new, sexually transmitted fungal infection to strike the U. S?
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