Ringworm Skin Rash

Ringworm skin rash

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Ringworm of the skin usually causes a rash made up of circular patches with raised, red edges. The edges may be peeling or scaly or have bumps that look like blisters. The rash spreads from these edges, often leaving the centre clear. This gives the rash a ring shape.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Brian D. O'Brien, MD - Internal Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer John Pope, MD - Pediatrics

Current as ofJuly 15, 2014

Current as of: July 15, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Brian D. O'Brien, MD - Internal Medicine & John Pope, MD - Pediatrics