Ring Worm or Tinea
Ascariasis is an infection of the small intestine caused by the roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides.
Children are infected more often than adults, the most common age group being 3-8 years. The infection is likely to be more serious if the nutrition is poor. Eating uncooked food grown in contaminated soil or irrigated with inadequately treated wastewater is a frequent avenue of infection.
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