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How can I prevent my child from ringworm?

Diana K. Blythe, MD
Pediatrics

It is quite hard to prevent children from getting ringworm. You can do everything right like avoiding other kids with ringworm, not sharing personal items with other children and keeping their feet and scalp dry, but your kids may still get ringworm. Do the best you can and do not beat yourself up if it happens anyway.

 

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