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If one of your cheerleaders appears to have a wierd skin infection, do not allow them to continue practicing. It is quite possible that it may be ringworm (tinea), a highly contageous skin fungus that spreads by simple touch. Fortunately it can be easily trated and dealt with. Avoid infecting your entire squad and sent the cheerleader home. For more ringworm information you may want to visit http://www.1-ringworm.com .
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|