Could scalp ringworm cause hair follicles to shrink and receding hairline?

Hair loss. infections can cause hair loss Effective treatment will resolve it. See a dermatologist or family doc.

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Scalp ringworm and hair growth, what to do?

Tinea capitus. Tinea capitus is a fungal infection of the scalp which causes itching, scaling, crusting, pustules and ocassionally infection with bacteria (kerion). Tinea capitus requires several weeks of oral antifungal medications with or without an antibacterial. Your doctor can help you determine if this is what you have. Read more...