Ring Worm

By: Tanner Whitman

Brief Description

Ring worm is a skin disease caused by different types of fungi. Ringworm is an infectious disease it can be passed around by animals or people. Dogs, cats, cows, goats, and pigs are some examples of vectors for ringworm. This disease has not really wreaked any havoc on Earth at any point in time.

Prevention

To prevent ringworm you just need to keep your skin clean and dry and don't wear clothes that rub against and irritate any area. Doctors can give you pills to treat the fungus you have.
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Symptoms and Signs

A sign that you have ringworm is just a ring that will be red. A Symptom of ringworm would be Itchy red, raised, scaly patches that may blister and ooze. People with ringworm will have a rash on their arm that may be itchy and reddish and in the shape of a circle. The rash can be dry and scaly or wet and crusty.
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Examples of Ringworm

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