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Are ringworms mostly from cats and dogs, or is the fungus all over the place?

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Dr. Margaret Mann
Dermatology
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In brief: Mostly from people

Ringworm, or tinea, can come from contact with cats and dogs.
But more commonly, we get tinea from other people (think wrestlers, kids, and gym showers). Some people are more prone to getting them than others.

In brief: Mostly from people

Ringworm, or tinea, can come from contact with cats and dogs.
But more commonly, we get tinea from other people (think wrestlers, kids, and gym showers). Some people are more prone to getting them than others.
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