Ringworm infection is a skin infection quite common that cause red bumps and itches a lot. Although most of us are aware of the condition there are few myths that most of us still believe. The common one being ringworm is caused by a worm. So to help you out get a better idea about the infection we have busted few common myths about ringworm infection. Myth 1: Ringworm is caused by a worm It might be because of the name ringworm that most people think that it is a worm that causes the condition. However it is not true.