Ringworm. Is it a worm at all? No, in fact it is a fungus and a pretty common one at that. Dermatophyte, or tinea infections can affect the skin on almost any area of the body, such as the scalp, legs, arms, feet, groin, and nails.
Board-certified dermatologist and founder of the Forman Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute in Tampa, FL, Seth Forman, MD joined me to discuss the issue of “tinea” or “dermatophytosis” to include symptoms, risk, diagnosis and treatment.
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