Is Ringworm Contagious? Center

A fungus causes ringworm. Ringworm can be transmitted from person to person. Animals may also spread ringworm. Ringworm causes an itchy, ring-shaped red rash with hair loss. Treatment incorporates the use of topical medication. Read more: Is Ringworm Contagious? Article

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