How Long Does It Take To Get Rid Of Ringworms On The Scalp?

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Definition

Ringworm is a skin infection due to a fungus. Often, there are several patches of ringworm on your skin at once.


Alternative Names

Dermatophytid; Tinea


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Ringworm is common, especially among children. However, it may affect people of all ages. It is caused by a fungus, not a worm like the name suggests.

Many bacteria and fungi live on your body. Some of these are useful, while others can cause infections. Ringworm occurs when a type of fungus called tinea...

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