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Ringworm on Body (cont.)

Ringworm on Body Causes

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Ringworm is very common. Most ringworm infections result from human dermatophytes, which are transmitted by direct contact with other human ringworm sores. You can also develop ringworm from the soil or through exposure to animals (commonly the household pet).

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The dermatophytes are a group of fungi (ringworm) that invade the dead keratin of skin, hair, and nails.

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