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- Ringworm is a fungal disease of the skin that may be seen in animals and us, and is found in many different types.
- Ringworm can be passed aroundby spores emitted from the fungus, and is durable and contagious.
- The problem itself is responsible for several similar conditions, athlete�s foot among them, and it is not necessary for one to one contact to spread the disease.
- Ringworm will be found on different parts of the body and shows itself in various ways.
- When the ringworm fungus is seen on the body is will be as a flat and round patch that hurts and irritates, and on the foot the signs are scaling and breaking of the skin
- Ringworm can also harmour nails, where it causes them to thicken and discolour, and often become brittle.
- Any darkening or notable changes in the look of the skin can be a sign of ringworm, and it will become more notable between four and ten days of being afflicted by the spore.
- Ringworm is virulent and, thus, simple to contract, and can be passed on in many ways.
- By coming into contact with one who is already suffering from affected by ringworm a person can easily be infected, and likewise, by touching animals that carry the fungus.
- Ringworm is prevalent in cats and dogs, and also in domestic animals, and baby cats in particular pass on the fungus by rubbing against other cats and humans.
- Ringworm is frequently spread via the floors of showers - in particular public venues used by many people - as the fungus breeds in damp areas.
- The main step to remember in treating ringworm is to reduce any contact with a patient to the minimum,
- In addition it is vital that any prescribed treatments are used up, as courses of ringworm treatment are intended to be effective over a set time.
- Hoping the ringworm has gone and stopping before that time can encourage it to return.
- It is imperative that a patient is given the correct treatment, as leaving ringworm to simply go away lengthens the period over which it can be spread among others.
- Sound advice is that people should not share personal tools that may spread ringworm; hair brushes and combs, towels and other washing items,
- Items of personal use and in particular hats should not be shared around, in particular if there is a confirmed ringworm incidence already.
- When a family animal with ringworm is the problem then have it treated and keep contact to the least, in particular cats who are the most probable to spread the fungus.
- There is a great number of treatments available for ringworm, and these can be creams and lotions or sprays and washes.
- The most effective solutions for ringworm are the ones that show attention to detail and prevention of the growth of the fungus.
- To ease ringworm, towels and other bathing flannels are washed regularly and replaced with new items on a frequent basis.
- Ringworm is likely to spread if left to get out of control, and be reminded that it is not necessary to touch an affected animal or person to become infected.
Last update: 06:01 PM Tuesday, March 31, 2009