icd10: B35.1


Ringworm is a contagious fungal infection of the skin, that occurs in humans and animals.1a While it often appears as a ring-shaped rash with a raised scaly border that worms its way around the edge, the infection itself has nothing to do with worms.

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Bacterial Skin Infections

Bacteria are microscopic organisms that live, thrive, and colonise on and inside your body. In fact, the body contains far more bacterial cells than human ones.1

Most bacteria are harmless, vital even, playing an important role in digestion and fighting infection.1 For example, beneficial gut bacteria help with digestion and immunity, making your body more resistant to disease, deriving as much benefit from you in return.

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