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All of our ringworm products can be used on individuals two years of age and up.


Ringworm Facts

  • Ringworm is a fungal affliction of the skin that will trouble animals and people, and is prevalent in many different varieties.
  • Ringworm can be passed aroundby spores given off from the fungus, and is long lived and spreads quickly.
  • The fungus itself is responsible for several similar conditions, athlete�s foot among them, and it is not vital for one to one contact to spread the disease.
  • Ringworm will be found on different parts of the body and shows itself in different ways.
  • When ringworm is found on the body is will be as a flat and round area that itches and irritates, and on the foot the signs are scaling and marking of the skin
  • Ringworm will also get tothe nails, where it causes them to become thicker and discolour, and often become brittle.
  • Any marking or notable changes in the look of the skin can be a sign of ringworm, and it will become more easily noticed between four and ten days of being affected by the spore.
  • Ringworm is easily spread and, therefore, very easy to spread, and can be transferred in a number of ways.
  • By being in contact with a person or animal who is already carrying ringworm one can easily be affected, and likewise, by touching animals that carry the fungus.
  • Ringworm is common in cats and dogs, and also in other animals, and smaller cats in particular transfer the fungus by rubbing against other cats and people.
  • Ringworm is known to spread off the floors of showers - particularly public venues used by different people - as the fungus thrives in damp areas.
  • The first step to take in treating ringworm is to limit any contact with a carrier to the minimum,
  • In addition it is vital that any given treatments are used up, as courses of ringworm treatment are meant to be effective over a set time.
  • Expecting the ringworm has gone and stopping before that time can invite it to return.
  • It is imperative that a sufferer is given the right treatment, as expecting ringworm to simply go away lengthens the period over which it may be spread among others.
  • Good advice is that we should not share personal items that could spread ringworm; hair brushes and combs, towels and cloths,
  • Items of clothes and in particular hats should not be shared around, in particular if there is a existing ringworm patient already.
  • When a pet with ringworm is the sufferer then have it treated and keep contact to the least, in particular cats who are the most widely held to spread the fungus.
  • There are a great number of treatments one can buy for ringworm, and these come in the form of creams and lotions to sprays and washes.
  • The most successful treatments for ringworm are those that use attention to detail and banishing of the growth of the fungus.
  • To keep away from ringworm, towels and items of bathing items are replaced regularly and replaced with clean items on a frequent basis.
  • Ringworm can become widespread if left to get out of control, and be aware that it is not essential to touch an already suffering animal or person to become infected.

Last update: 10:56 AM Wednesday, April 1, 2009

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