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Can you get ringworm in your mouth

A female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Many possibilities: Does the area around your mouth stay moist? Is it abraded, by using tissues, nervous irritation, other? Does your significant other have ringworm an... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Ringworm of tongue: Yes Candida or thrush is a fungus as ringworm, and can affect the tongue
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
GET HIM RECHECKED: I will advice you to take him back to your pediatrician for recheck or take him to a dermatologist if you want second opinion.We can not advice you wh... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Fluconazole: But Lamisil (terbinafine) at twice daily may work just fine and have less effect on your breast milk.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 38 years experience
See Your Doctor: Tinea Corporis aka ringworm is a fungal skin infection contracted from humans. animals, inanimate objects (ex, sport equipment). Common in hot, humid ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
See a dentist: There are a variety of lesions that can occur in or around the mouth and that can affect the cheek area. Most are benign, but some may be indicative o... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 50 years experience
You should go and get this checked by your Doctor or specialist Dermatologist right away. Please do not wait a moment longer. And dont pick at it!
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Both r possible: Unusual to see this on mucous membranes, but can happen.