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What is the difference between having bedbugs and ringworm?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Insect vs fungus

Bedbugs are small blood sucking insects that like to feed at night & may leave multiple inflamed bite wounds on your body where they fed.
Ringworm occurs when fungal spores settle in the top layers of skin and eat older top skin layers in an expanding circle.The outer ring of the ringworm is where active growth occurs, while the pale inner skin is healing.

In brief: Insect vs fungus

Bedbugs are small blood sucking insects that like to feed at night & may leave multiple inflamed bite wounds on your body where they fed.
Ringworm occurs when fungal spores settle in the top layers of skin and eat older top skin layers in an expanding circle.The outer ring of the ringworm is where active growth occurs, while the pale inner skin is healing.
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