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What To Do For Ringworm ?  

What To Do For Ringworm ?

Prevention is better than cure. This cannot be truer than in the case of infection caused by ringworm. A skin rash, which can cause severe damage like formation of bald patches on the scalp or long lasting scratching and inflammation of the skin in human body, is called ringworm. It is a misnomer as it leads people to believe that this skin infection is caused by a worm. In reality, it is caused by a specific variety of fungus. More...

How Do You Get Ringworm ?

How Do You Get Ringworm ?

Ringworm is a condition caused by fungal infection. This results in a ring- shaped rash on the skin with a reddish colored swelling. This condition is also referred to as serpigo or tinea. This can affect not just humans but animals as well. Hence, it is important to maintain good hygiene of the pets as well. More...

What Does Ringworm Look Like On A Human ?

What Does Ringworm Look Like On A Human ?

Ringworm is also referred to as serpigo or tinea. This is the root cause of skin infections which appears in different forms and different parts of the human body. The ringworm causes an inflammation in the skin, which has an appearance of a ring-shaped worm embedded underneath the skin. It can cause embarrassment due to the itchy sensation, especially if it occurs on a visible part of the body. More...

Will Bleach Get Rid Of Ringworm ?

Will Bleach Get Rid Of Ringworm ?

Ringworm, as the name suggests is a condition of rash of the skin which has close resemblance to ring-shape worms being embedded below the skin. This infection is contagious and can spread by direct or indirect contact with the infected individual, pet or animal. One treatment often recommended for ringworm is making use of bleach. Many people actually wonder whether this treatment is any good. More...

 

 

    
 

How Long Can Ringworm Live On The Furniture ?       Many hear the name ringworm and believe it is actually a worm that causes skin rash. In reality though, it is a fungus which infects the skin and in different areas of the human body. Other than the groin and feet, the fungus causes irritation which leaves the skin moist and inflamed in the shape of a ring. In addition, the coloration of the skin in the infected location undergoes a change as well. It becomes reddish brown in color or the outer boundary appears scaly in a reddish tinge while the inner portion remains lighter. Due to all these symptoms, it is but natural for people to wonder how long can ringworm live outside on surfaces, such as furniture. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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