Ringworm (Dermatophytosis)

About- Ringworm also known as dermatophytosis or tinea, is a contagious fungal infection of the skin or scalp.
Symptoms-
 A flat scaly area on the skin
 Red, itchy and raised skin
 An Appearance of a rough circular ring slightly raised border that expands outward
 Blister which may ooze

Causes-
Ringworm is a fungal infection caused by mold-like parasites such as Trichophyton, Microsporum, and Epidermophyton that live on the cells in the outer layer of the skin. Several risk factors are
 Close contact with an infected person or animal
 Clothing, bedding or towels sharing with an infected person someone who has a fungal infection
 Participate in a skin-to-skin contact sport such as wrestling
 Warm climate
 Weak immune system
 Wear tight or restrictive clothing

Specialist to visit
 Dermatologist

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References
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https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk
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