Pediatrician Questions Scalp ringworm

What causes scalp ringworm?

My son is 9 years old, and my doctor diagnosed him with scalp ringworm and I know that this is a fungal infection. What causes scalp ringworm to develop?

1 Answer

He can get it from another child sharing hats, combs, or when hair is cut if barber does sterilize equipment. He can also get from pets,esp cats, They get in sandy areas at night and then children play in the sand if it is not covered and can spread them