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Ringworm of the body (fungus corporis) is a rash brought about by a parasitic infection. It's typically a red, irritated, roundabout rash with more clear skin in the centre. Ringworm gets its name as a result of its appearance. No worm is included.

Description And Symptoms

Ringworm of the body is identified with athlete's foot, muscle head itch (fungus cruris) and ringworm of the scalp. Ringworm often spreads by direct skin-to-skin contact with an infected person or creature.

Mellow ringworm frequently reacts to antifungal medications that you apply to your skin. For more-extreme diseases, you may need to take antifungal pills for a little while.

  • A flaky ring-moulded region, ordinarily on the buttocks, trunk, arms and legs
  • Itchiness
  • A clear or flaky region inside the ring, maybe with a dispersing of red knocks
  • Slightly raised, extending rings
  • A round, flat patch of itchy skin
  • Overlapping rings

Methods/Solutions

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Effects/ Causes

Ringworm is an infectious fungal disease brought about by mould-like parasites that live on the cells in the external layer of your skin. It tends to spread in the accompanying manners:

  • Human to human: Ringworm usually spreads by direct, skin-to-skin contact with a contaminated person.
  • Animal to a human: You can bond ringworm by contacting a creature infected by it.
  • Object to a human: It's feasible for ringworm to spread by contact with articles or surfaces that a contaminated person or creature has recently contacted or rubbed against.
  • Soil to a human: In rare cases, ringworm can be spread to people by contact with contaminated soil.