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Ringworm Symptoms and Treatment

What is Ringworm? Ringworm, despite its name is not a worm and has nothing to do with worms. It is in fact a fungal infection. The reason for its name is due to what it looks like. That is, it appears as a round circle or ring on the skin of the patient. Very closely related to Ringworm is a condition known as Jock Itch where there is a fungal infection in the groin. A common name for ringworm is tinea. Depending upon whereabouts on your body […]

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