Happy Pride: First Case Of Sexually Transmitted RINGWORM Reported In NYC

Posted June 5, 2024 by with 10 comments

Cases of this disease have been on the rise in Europe among gays, and now we have one in America. Via NY Post:

Health experts are warning of new and highly contagious fungal strains after an NYC man in his 30s developed a sexually transmitted form of ringworm — the first reported case in the US.

[A]n unidentified New Yorker became infected with TMVII, with a rash appearing on his penis, buttocks and limbs.

The man in the new case study had visited England, Greece and California. He reported having sex with men during his travels, none of whom disclosed similar skin issues.


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