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Is this because of ring worm?

Just the other day I found some knots under my little girls arm. She says that they're not painful but they're discolored and that they itch and they're hard. Then today I found a ring worm not far from where the knots are at. So could the infection that her system is fighting be the ringworm.
Sat, 6 Feb 2010
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Ringworm as you probably know is a skin fungus. Unless she has got a bacterial infection from scratching the swelling that you noticed is not noticed with ring worm alone.
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