Ringworm on Body Topic Guide
Ringworm on Body: Ringworm (or tinea corporis) is a common fungal infection resulting from dermatophytes. Symptoms and signs include lesions on the trunk, legs, arms, neck, and face. Ringworm can affect anyone at anytime. Though ringworm may resolve on its own, some ringworm may require antifungal medication.
Jock Itch Jock itch is an itchy groin rash that may be caused by a bacterial or fungal infection. Symptoms include an itchy red area in a skin fold. The rash may be raised with sharp borders and have pimples or pustules. Treatment involves keeping the area dry, avoiding tight clothing, applying 1% hydrocortisone to the affected area, and/or applying an antifungal medication.
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