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  • Ringworm for Parents


    Ringworm is a type of fungal skin infection. The good news is that ringworm is easy to treat.

  • Fungal Infections (Ringworm, Yeast, etc.) - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about rashes and other conditions caused by fungal infections.

  • Ringworm for Teens


    Ringworm isn't a worm at all - it's the name for a type of fungal skin infection. The good news is that ringworm is easy to treat.

  • First Aid: Ringworm for Parents


    Ringworm is a common fungal infection of the skin. Here's what to do if your child has ringworm.

  • Fungal Infections for Teens


    Some infections, like athlete's foot, are caused by fungi, not bacteria or viruses. Find out more in this section.

  • Athlete's Foot for Teens


    Although the name athlete's foot sounds funny, if you have this skin infection, you're probably not laughing. The good news is that it is generally easy to treat.

  • Infections That Pets Carry for Parents


    Kids can benefit from the companionship, affection, and relationships they share with pets. But it's important to know how to protect your family from infections carried by pets and other animals.

  • Word! Ringworm for Kids


    Ringworm isn't a worm at all. It's an infection on the skin or nails caused by a fungus.

  • Pityriasis Rosea for Parents


    This harmless rash often forms a telltale "Christmas tree" pattern on the back that makes it easy to identify.

  • When Is an Illness Contagious? for Parents


    Find out what the experts have to say.