This is what happens when you touch it and touch other places on your body.
You do not have worms if you have ringworm. It is a infection.
How it is transmitted
Ringworm can spread through direct skin to skin contact. It can spread through objects or surfaces that an infected person or animal has touched, such as clothes, towels, bed lines, combs.
What are the symptoms
Symptoms may very depending where you are infected. With a skin infection, you may experience the fallowing:
- Red, itchy, scaly, or raised patches.
- Patches that develop blisters or begin to ooze.
- Patches that may be redder on the outside edges or resemble a ring.
Ringworm can affect any part of your body.