What Causes Ringworm?

By: Kyle Maslonka

Infection Caused By a Fungi

Ringworm is a highly contagious fungal infection of the skin or scalp caused by parasites. Humans can acquire ringworm by coming in contact with an infected subject, or by walking around with no shoes on and the fungi gets into your system through the bottom of your feet,
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How Can You Treat Ringworm?

In most cases of ringworm, the affected area can be treated with antifungal creams and ointments, as well as washing the affected area consistently and drying thoroughly.