Do Kids Usually Get Ringworm?

Q:
Do kids usually get ringworm?

A:
Kids may get ringworm. Ringworm is a kind of infection of the skin caused by different fungus. It may lead to red, itchy, scaly, circular rash even hair loss. Ringworm is most common among children between the ages of 3 and 7, but it can affect adults, too.

The common causes of ringworm in kids include:

  • Exposure to other children who are suffering from ringworm.
  • Touching pets which are infected with ringworm.
  • Using school exercise machines.

If you think your children may get ringworm, you should consult doctor for advice.

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