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We can help you get rid of ringworm. Both our AllStop Healing Gel and our AllStop Medicated Skin Cream are proven effective against pesky ringworm spores. These products work best when used in conjunction with each other. The recommended use is one product in the AM and one in the PM.

 

Ringworm Facts

  • Ringworm is a fungal affliction of the skin that may trouble animals and people, and is prevalent in many different varieties.
  • Ringworm can be passed aroundby spores given off from the fungus, and is durable and spreads quickly.
  • The fungus itself is the cause of many similar conditions, athlete�s foot among them, and it is not essential for one to one contact to pass the disease.
  • Ringworm will be seen on various parts of the body and manifests itself in a number of ways.
  • When the ringworm fungus appears 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 breaking of the skin
  • Ringworm may also get toour nails, where it causes them to harden and change colour, and even become brittle.
  • Any discolouring or change in the form of the skin can be a sign of ringworm, and it will become more obvious between four and ten days of being afflicted by the spore.
  • Ringworm is easily spread and, as a result, easy to catch, and can be spread in a number of ways.
  • By finding oneself in contact with one who is already carrying ringworm we can easily be endangered by the problem, and likewise, by touching animals that carry the fungus.
  • Ringworm is virulent in cats and dogs, and also in farm animals, and smaller cats in particular spread the fungus by rubbing against other cats and owners.
  • Ringworm is frequently spread off the floors of showers - mainly public venues used by many people - as the fungus lives in damp areas.
  • The initial step to ensure in treating ringworm is to limit any contact with a patient to the minimum,
  • Furthermore it is important that any given treatments are seen to run their course, as courses of ringworm treatment are designed to be effective over a set time.
  • Believing the ringworm has gone and stopping before that time can encourage it to come back.
  • It is important that a sufferer is given the correct treatment, as leaving ringworm to simply go away prolongs the period over which it could be spread among others.
  • Important advice is that we should not share personal tools that can spread ringworm; hair brushes and combs, towels and cloths,
  • Items of clothes and particularly hats should not be shared with other people, in particular if there is a confirmed ringworm outbreak already.
  • If a pet with ringworm is the patient then have it treated and keep contact to the least, in particular cats who are the most probable to spread the fungus.
  • There are many treatments on the market for ringworm, and these range from creams and lotions or sprays and washes.
  • The most successful solutions for ringworm are the ones that show attention to detail and banishing of the increase of the fungus.
  • To prevent ringworm, towels and all bathing tools are washed regularly and replaced with new items on a common basis.
  • Ringworm is likely to increase if left to get out of control, and be reminded that it is not essential to touch an infected animal or person to become infected.

Last update: 09:57 AM Wednesday, April 1, 2009

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