Translation of ringworm in Spanish:


tiña, n.

Pronunciation /ˈrɪŋwəːm//ˈrɪŋˌwərm/


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    tiña feminine
    • It's not a fun topic, but your feet can suffer from a variety of fungal infections that are a form of tinea, or ringworm.
    • Lice, malaria, ringworm, typhoid, and dysentery were rampant.
    • They taught me about hepatitis, malaria, ringworm and how Edward Jenner discovered the cure to small pox while working with milkmaids.
    • My ringworm worried her more than the swarms of rumors the local gossips were stirring.
    • Without state funding in place, he provided clean clothing to all of the new patients, many of whom were in poor health and suffering from ringworm.
    • However, if left untreated, ringworm may cause permanent scarring.
    • We always hoped that we would not catch those infections that were found rather humiliating because they were considered the problems of ‘dirty children’ - ringworm, impetigo, worms and nits in the hair.
    • Carefully check, too, for any rashes or flaky skin on the scalp - which could signify anything from scalp ringworm to dermatitis.
    • Prisoners were also paid small fees to be infected with ringworm, warts, herpes, staph, and other bacteria.