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Our ringworm products are recommended for use on individuals two years of age and up.


Ringworm Facts

  • Ringworm is a fungal affliction of the skin that will affect animals and humans, and is seen in many different forms.
  • Ringworm can be passed aroundby spores given off from the fungus, and is durable and contagious.
  • The spore itself is seen in a number of similar conditions, athlete�s foot among them, and it is not necessary for one to one contact to prolong the disease.
  • Ringworm may be found on many parts of the body and manifests itself in a number of ways.
  • When ringworm appears 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 cracking of the skin
  • Ringworm may also get toour nails, where it causes them to thicken and discolour, and often become brittle.
  • Any discolouring or alteration in the form 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, thus, very easy to contract, and can be spread in many ways.
  • By finding oneself in contact with someone who is already suffering from affected by ringworm a person can easily be affected, and likewise, by touching animals that carry the fungus.
  • Ringworm is prevalent in cats and dogs, and also in domestic animals, and smaller cats in particular transfer the fungus by rubbing against other cats and humans.
  • Ringworm is often spread off the floors of showers - mainly public venues used by different people - as the fungus thrives in damp areas.
  • The initial step to take in treating ringworm is to keep any contact with a sufferer to the minimum,
  • Furthermore it is imperative that any ringworm treatments are completed, as courses of ringworm treatment are intended to be effective over a set time.
  • Believing the ringworm has gone and ending before that time can encourage it to reoccur.
  • It is important that a patient is given the right treatment, as expecting ringworm to simply go away prolongs the period over which it may be spread among others.
  • Important advice is that one should not share personal items that may spread ringworm; hair brushes and combs, towels and other washing items,
  • Items of clothes and importantly hats should not be shared among other, in particular if there is a confirmed ringworm incidence 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 a great number of treatments available for ringworm, and these range from creams and lotions to sprays and washes.
  • The best treatments for ringworm are the ones that show attention to detail and banishing of the increase of the fungus.
  • To keep away from ringworm, towels and items of bathing flannels are replaced regularly and replaced with clean items on a common basis.
  • Ringworm can become widespread if left to get out of control, and remember that it is not needed to touch an infected animal or person to become infected.

Last update: 09:54 AM Wednesday, April 1, 2009

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