What is the cause of a ringworm type rash if not ringworm?

Answer A ringworm (tinea) rash is usually red, bumpy, scaly and occurs in patches that may or may not be circular. If the rash is not ringworm (caused by fungus), then many other conditions could be the ... Read More »

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Ringworm in the Ear?

Anything that causes your cat discomfort will worry you as the owner. If your cat has contracted the fungus known as ringworm, she may get painful sores on her sensitive ears. As her owner, it fall... Read More »

Ringworm in Bulldogs?

Bulldogs must contend with a variety of possible health conditions, and skin issues are a primary problem. One of the skin problems that commonly plagues bulldogs is ringworm. Ringworm commonly app... Read More »

Who discovered the ringworm?

Hungarian physician David Gruby discovered microsporum audouini, the fungus that causes ringworm, in 1843.SourceWho Named It: David Gruby

How did ringworm get its name?

Ringworm is a contagious fungus that can infect the skin of both people and animals. It is also called tinea or dermatophytid.NamingRingworm has nothing to do with worms. Its name derives from the ... Read More »