Itchy Rash? It Could Be Ringworm

Fungal infections, causes and treatment

Excessive dampness of the skin due to different conditions may develop different types of fungal infections like ringworm, jock itch, and athlete’s foot.  These symptoms can appear along with a crusty, scaly texture to the skin, which might also feel itchy!

IS RINGWORM A FUNGUS?

Some areas of the body tend to become moister due to physical activity, certain clothing, general hygiene or environmental factors. Specific health conditions, such as diabetes, obesity, a weakened immune system and hormonal disorders can also play a role in the excessive dampness of the skin, which may develop different types of fungal infections or dermatophytoses.

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