How does one contract ringworm?

Physical contact. Ringworm is a contagious skin infection that is actually caused by a fungus and not by a worm. It is spread by direct contact with an infected person or animal and has also been known to spread by contact with contaminated personal items like towels and sports equipment. See you family doctor or dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis, as well as for treatment.
Contact. Ringworm is generally transmitted by contact with a person or animal that has ringworm.