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Ringworm: Facts

Facts About Ringworm

  • Ringworm is a very contagious condition.
  • Ringworm is caused by a fungus.
  • Ringworm develops more on places that are warm and moist.
  • Ringworm is treated with anti-fungal medications- topical and oral.
  • Ringworm can discolor the skin after getting cured.
  • Scratching ringworm patches and then touching other places on body can infect that place.
  • Ringworm of the foot or athlete's foot can be caused by walking barefoot in pool areas, locker rooms, etc.
  • Ringworm is not caused by any worm.
  • A ringworm patch looks like a ring with skin color in the center and dark edges.

Article created on: September 12, 2006

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