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What are the symptoms of tinea corporis?

This is ringworm found on general areas of the body, but not the feet, hands and head. Most often, it will be itchy and scaly, and look like a raised, red ring under your skin. If the affected area starts to crack, blister or ooze, it could mean the condition is slightly more serious and you should call your doctor.

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