Symptoms and Causes of Ringworm

Rest assured, ringworm has nothing to do with worms of any kind.
Ringworm is a common fungal infection that can appear on either the skin or scalp. It is caused by a fungi called ‘dermatophytes’ and can be passed on through person to person contact as well as contact with infected animals, usually pets or farm animals.

Common Ringworm Symptoms:

  • Itchy inflamed red or pink circular patches that may be pustular
  • The rash slowly becomes ring-shaped within a red-coloured, raised border and a clearer centre
  • The border of the rash can look scaly

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L.AU.MKTG.05.2017.00569 Last Updated Date: August 11, 2017

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