meaning of Barber itch

Barber itch meaning in Medical Dictionary

a shallow fungal infection of the skin when you look at the bearded part of the face and neck, with swellings and noted crusting, usually with itching, often resulting in the tresses to split off. Title harks back once again to the days whenever males decided to go to the barber each day for a shave. Also known as tinea barbae. (Tinea = ringworm).