Ringworm on Body (cont.)
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Ringworm on Body Symptoms and Signs
Ringworm is named for its characteristic symptom of a red, elevated, rapidly growing, ring-like sore on the skin. The center of the ring may be clear. The sore itself may contain scales, crust, or fluid-filled areas. Itching and pain may accompany the sore. Each lesion (medical term for an abnormality such as a sore) is less than 5 cm across (about 2 inches) and occurs alone or appears as a skin rash in groups of three or four.
Other symptoms of ringworm on the body include
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