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Understanding Ringworm -- Symptoms

What Are the Symptoms of Ringworm?

Ringworm of the scalp:

Ringworm of the body:

  • Red-ringed patch of small blisters or scaly skin
  • Severe itching is sometimes present

Call your doctor if you have a red-ringed skin rash, severe itching of the skin or scalp, a scaly rash, or hair loss.

WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Melinda Ratini, DO, MS on April 14, 2015

Sources

SOURCES: 

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Tinea Infections."

Merk Manuals: "Ringworm (Tinea)."

 

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