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- Ringworm is a fungal infection of the skin that can trouble animals and us, and is found in many different forms.
- Ringworm may be passed aroundby spores given off from the fungus, and is difficult to get rid of and contagious.
- The spore itself is responsible for many similar conditions, athlete�s foot among them, and it is not necessary for one to one contact to pass the disease.
- Ringworm can occur on various parts of the body and shows itself in various ways.
- When the disease of ringworm appears on the body is will be as a flat and round mark that hurts and irritates, and on the foot the signs are scaling and marking of the skin
- Ringworm will also get toour nails, where it causes them to thicken and discolour, and even become brittle.
- Any marking or alteration in the appearance of the skin can be a sign of ringworm, and it will become more notable between four and ten days of being affected by the spore.
- Ringworm is virulent and, therefore, easy to spread, and can be transferred in lots of ways.
- By being in contact with one 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 domestic animals, and baby cats in particular pass on the fungus by rubbing against other cats and humans.
- Ringworm is frequently spread from the floors of showers - particularly public venues used by a number of people - as the fungus lives in damp areas.
- The initial step to remember in treating ringworm is to reduce any contact with a patient to the minimum,
- In addition it is imperative that any prescribed treatments are seen to run their course, as courses of ringworm treatment are intended to be effective over a set time.
- Believing the ringworm has been treated and stopping before that time can help it to come back.
- 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.
- Good advice is that one should not share personal things that can spread ringworm; hair brushes and combs, towels and cloths,
- Items of clothing and in particular hats should not be shared around, in particular if there is a confirmed ringworm outbreak already.
- Assuming a dog or cat 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 is many different treatments on the market for ringworm, and these come in the form of creams and lotions to sprays and washes.
- The best solutions for ringworm are those that use attention to detail and banishing of the growth of the fungus.
- To keep away from ringworm, towels and other bathing flannels are replaced regularly and replaced with fresh items on a frequent basis.
- Ringworm can increase 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: 12:56 PM Wednesday, April 1, 2009