What is groin ringworm?
This is also known as jock itch. This is a ringworm infection in the groin area. A fungus causes a ringworm. This itching disorder forms circular spots with defined edges. Usually the ringworm is caused by contact with an infection of a human or even an animal and is a disease that is certainly problematic. Let us know more about how to prevent it and how to treat it. “Ringworm – clinical appearance
Ringworm patches form in a circular shape. The patch has clearly defined red edges and a center of skin color. The name worm is misleading because no worm has anything to do with this disease. The fungus finds the groin area moist and warm and this is ideal for reproduction. You can get the infection by touching someone else’s ringworm, sharing towels, etc. Animals also spread this disease. If you touch an animal suffering from a ringworm and then scratch your groin area, the fungus will infect you.Prevention of ringworms
Overweight people are more prone to ringworms. Those who wear very tight clothing are also more susceptible. Diabetics can get this infection faster than others. Please consult your doctor if you see circular spots and itching in the groin area.
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