Fungal infections mainly Tinea or ringworm as it is commonly known have become a menace nowadays affecting all strata of society. In Hindi it is termed as Daad and in Marathi it is termed as Gachkaran.It commonly starts in groin area and then spreads to other areas. The infection is transmitted by direct skin contactwith infected person and by sharing objects of daily use (fomites). Improper treatment by untrained doctors and self medication using steroid creams has lead to an epidemic of recalcitrant fungal infection in whole of our country. Proper continuous treatment from our experienced skin specialist doctor for the advised 2-3 months will help you resolve any such infections.