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Ringworm causes a rash that's often ring-shaped. It may appear red, silver or darker than surrounding skin, depending on your skin tone.
Ringworm is a fungal infection. It's not caused by a worm. It can be passed on by close contact with an infected person, bedsheets and towels.
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