Beware: Ringworm Can Attack You On These Parts Of Your Body

Beware: Ringworm Can Attack You On These Parts Of Your Body
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Ringworm is the communicable disease that causes itchiness on our skin and at last, forms red patches. When I think of this disease, the only thing that comes into my mind for it is- 'Disgusting.' From my childhood, I was scared of this infection, and I feel lucky enough as I never face it. But, many around me had this annoying disease, and I never came closer to them because of its terrifying looks.

Let's gain some information about the disease so you don't get into the contact of the infection.

Ringworm is medically known as 'Tinea'

Ringworm is medically known as 'Tinea'

Ringworm is also known as 'tinea' that is derived from a Latin word 'worm.' It is a crusty, round, scaly, and red patch on the skin. It mostly occurs in the moist and warm climates. And, the worst thing about this disease is that it spreads to the other person immediately as he/she into the contact with the infected person.

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Body Ringworm

Body Ringworm
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Ringworm that occurs on the whole body is called as 'Tinea corporis' that causes round spots on the skin.

Hand Ringworm

Hand Ringworm
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Ringworms that occur on hand is known as 'Tinea manus.' It is a type of fungal infection that occurs on fingers, and palms that turn the nails of the finger and toe yellow, dense, and brittle.

Ringworm on the scalp

Ringworm on the scalp
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Ringworm that occurs on the scalps of the small children is known as 'Tinea capitis' that results into bald spots.

Severe red patches on face

Severe red patches on face
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'Tinea Faciei' occurs on face and sometimes even on necks.

Foot Ringworm

Foot Ringworm
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It is also termed as 'Tinea pedis' and 'Athlete's foot' that causes burning sensation, scaling, and itchiness in the foot.

Jock Itch

Jock Itch
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It is usually termed as 'Tinea cruris' that affects the groin area by producing some rashes and itchiness in the area.

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