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What causes ringworms on a penis and testicles?

I have ringworms on my penis and they become itchy sometimes which causes numbness after i scratch them
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Ringworm is tinea, a fungus. It is everywhere. It only becomes a problem when the skin is damaged by friction, moisture or both. If it is genuinely tinea, clotrimazole, available OTC, will knock it down.
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