The itchy and ring-like red-rash patches on your skin is called ringworm or medically known as tinea. It is a contagious fungal infection found on top of the scalp, skin, and even nails. It includes tinea capitis, tinea corporis, tinea cruris (jock itch), and tinea pedis (athlete’s foot). What causes ringworm? This common skin disease is caused by a fungus called dermatophytes which is commonly acquired from unsanitary places transferred.. Read More