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How come I have ringworm on the scalp, but nobody else in the family has it?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Exposure.

You caught if from non family member. They may still get it so do not share comb or hats.
Treat your ringworm early to prevent spread to other family members.

In brief: Exposure.

You caught if from non family member. They may still get it so do not share comb or hats.
Treat your ringworm early to prevent spread to other family members.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
Thank
Dr. Michelle Chambers
Dermatology

In brief: Ringworm diagnosis

Did you have a culture done to make sure it is ringworm.
Psoriasis of the scalp can look similar and can develope at any age. Make sure you see a doctor to get the correct diagnosis.

In brief: Ringworm diagnosis

Did you have a culture done to make sure it is ringworm.
Psoriasis of the scalp can look similar and can develope at any age. Make sure you see a doctor to get the correct diagnosis.
Dr. Michelle Chambers
Dr. Michelle Chambers
Thank
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