Is ring worm suppose to swell and harden

Patient : Is ring worm suppose to swell and harden
Doctor :   Hello, Thank you for your medical query at AskTheDoctor.com I understand your concern. Yes, long-standing ringworm infections can cause hardening, and if it is not controlled, excessive itching can give it a swollen appearance. Please apply Clotrimazole powder, as it effectively treats ringworm infections. Hope this was helpful, Regards.

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