Despite its name, ringworm is not a parasitic infection. Also called dermatophytosis, ringworm is actually a fungal infection of the skin that causes itchiness and redness [1]. It was named as such because of the ring-like rashes that appear on the skin [2]. There are about 40 fungal strains that can cause this infection, the most common of which are Trichophyton, Epidermophyton and Microsporum [3]. It’s nothing serious but because it can make you feel…