Tinea corporis is a skin infection that is caused by fungi. It is also called ringworm. Related skin fungus infections may appear:
- On the scalp
- In a man's beard
- In the groin (jock itch)
- Between the toes
Symptoms of ringworm of the body usually start about four to 10 days after contact with the fungus.
Ringworm of the body looks like ring- or circular-shaped rashes with edges that are slightly raised. The skin in the middle of these ring-shaped rashes appears healthy. Usually, the rashes are itchy. They will spread over the course of the infection
Symptoms of a more severe infection include rings that multiply and merge together. You may also develop blisters and pus-filled sores near the rings.
- Skin examination
- Laboratory test
Consult dermatologist at Aadil hospital for medical treatment.