The good news is: worms don't cause ringworm. Woo!

This skin infection, also known as tinea, is caused by fungi called dermatophytes. 
Ringworm is characterized by a red ring of small blisters or a red ring of scaly skin that grows outward as the infection spreads. Though children are especially susceptible to catching ringworm, it can affect adults as well.


Ringworm of the body is one of several forms of ringworm, a fungal infection that develops on the top layer of your skin. It's characterized by an itchy, red circular rash with healthy-looking skin in the middle. Also called tinea corporis, ringworm of the body is closely related to other fungal infections with similar names, including athlete's foot (tinea pedis), jock itch (tinea cruris) and ringworm of the scalp (tinea capitis).




Ringworm is highly contagious, that's why children are more vulnerable. You can also catch it from your pets.


For a mild case of ringworm, you can apply an over-the-counter antifungal lotion, cream or ointment. Most fungal infections respond well to these topical agents, which include:

  • Clotrimazole (Lotrimin AF)
  • Miconazole (Micatin, Micaderm)
  • Terbinafine (Lamisil AT)
  • Tolnaftate (Tinactin)


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