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 What is the scientific name for ringworm?

Answer Ringworm is a fungal infection on the skin. Its scientific name is tinea, which means "growing worm" in Latin. A second term is added to identify the area affected: tinea capitis is ringworm of the... Read More »
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What is the cause of a ringworm type rash if not ringworm?

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 »
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What is dog ringworm?

Ringworm is a fungal infection that can affect dogs. It is easily identified, as it affects the skin. While ringworm can be a highly contagious condition, it is also quite easily treated.Identifica... Read More »
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What does a ringworm look like in a cat?

Despite its name, ringworm (dermatophytosis) is not a worm but a fungus infection that affects the hair, skin and nails of cats, dogs and humans. The appearance of ringworm can be different, depend... Read More »
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