How to use Ringworm in a sentence
You can catch ringworm by touching people who are infected or by sharing things like combs or shoes.
Carbolic acid is an efficient parasiticide, and is largely used in destroying the fungus of ringworm and of the skin disease known as pityriasis versicolor.
About one sixth of the native population of the interior, and a smaller proportion of those living on the coast, suffer from a kind of ringworm called kurap, which also prevails almost universally among the Sakai and Semang, the aboriginal hill tribes of the Malayan Peninsula.
It may also be employed as a parasiticide in ringworm and similar conditions.
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If a guinea pig develops bald patches on its face, this could indicate the fungal disease ringworm.
Unlike scalp ringworm, the patches of hair loss are not scaly or inflamed.
How should I manage athlete's foot, groin infections, and skin ringworm?
Ringworm is a skin infection caused by fungus that can affect the scalp, skin, fingers, toenails, or feet.
New spines continued to grow in hedgehogs affected by mange and ringworm respectively.Advertisement
The disease The main fungal species that causes ringworm in horses is Trichophyton equinum.
She chose a puppy, signed the KC form then found the puppy had ringworm, a fact confirmed by her vet.
These results show a potential for an alternative approach in preventing ringworm infections in companion animals.
Yes, external parasites transmissible to man include fleas, sarcoptic mange, the fur mite and ringworm fungi.
Ringworm treatment has been effective on one guinea pig when regular veterinary treatment failed.Advertisement
How should I manage athlete 's foot, groin infections, and skin ringworm?
Trichophyton verrucosum causes ringworm in cattle, and occasionally sheep, horses and humans.
Microsporum canis is the most common cause of ringworm in cats and dogs.
Ringworm of the scalp (Tinea capitis) is mainly seen in children but can affect adults who have neglected their personal hygiene.
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The scientific term for ringworm of the groin is tinea cruris.
Ringworm of the skin (tinea corporis) - commonly caused by T rubrum, M canis, T tonsurans, or T verrucosum.
An outdoor cat, on the other hand, should be vaccinated against all of the above, and the owner may even want to consider other vaccines, including Chlamydia, ringworm and Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP).
A ringworm infection also causes the type of patchy hair loss you describe, so this is another avenue for your vet to investigate.
Many individuals have discovered home remedies for common ailments, such as apple cider vinegar for ringworm.Advertisement
The following information will help you decide if apple cider vinegar is a valid treatment for ringworm.
The first step to treating ringworm is to identify it.
Ringworm is a fungal infection that can develop on the scalp or body.
Typical treatments for ringworm include over-the-counter creams, lotions or ointments.
The above benefits may be reason enough to purchase a lifetime supply of apple cider vinegar, though oral consuption will not cure your ringworm.Advertisement
If you have been using apple cider vinegar for ringworm for more than two weeks without success, you may need a prescription treatment.
It may be triggered by other infections, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever or ringworm.
Tinea capitis (ringworm) affects an estimated 10 percent to 20 percent of susceptible children, and although the demographics are sketchy, telogen effluvium is the most common type of alopecia in both children and adults.
Ringworm is a common fungal infection of the skin.
Ringworm is characterized by patches of rough, reddened skin.Advertisement
Ringworm may also be referred to as dermatophyte infection.
Ringworm is a term that is commonly used to encompass several types of fungal infection.
Sometimes, however, only body ringworm is classified as true ringworm.
Body ringworm (tinea corporis) can affect any part of the body except the scalp, feet, and facial area where a man's beard grows.
Scalp ringworm (tinea capitis) is most common in children.Advertisement
Sometimes inflamed and filled with pus, scalp ringworm lesions can cause crusting, flaking, and round bald patches.
Most common in black children, scalp ringworm can cause scarring and permanent hair loss.
Ringworm of the groin (tinea cruris or jock itch) produces raised red sores with well-marked edges.
Ringworm of the nails (tinea unguium) generally starts at the tip of one or more toenails, which gradually thicken and discolor.
Ringworm can be transmitted by infected people or pets or by towels, hairbrushes, or other objects contaminated by them.Advertisement
Diabetes mellitus increases susceptibility to ringworm.
A health professional should be consulted when signs of ringworm appear or if exposure to someone with ringworm is suspected.
A person with body ringworm should wear loose clothing and check daily for raw, open sores.
Shampoo containing selenium sulfide can help prevent spread of scalp ringworm, but prescription shampoo or oral medication is usually needed to cure the infection.
The fungal infection ringworm can be treated with homeopathic remedies.Advertisement
Topical applications of antifungal herbs and essential oils also can help resolve ringworm.
Ringworm can usually be cured, but recurrence is common.
Dermatophyte-A type of fungus that causes diseases of the skin, including tinea or ringworm.
Concentrated tea tree oil can help to heal canker and cold sores, nail fungus, blisters, and ringworm.
Onychomycosis, also known as Tinea Unguium or Ringworm of the nail is a nail fungus that contributes to nearly 50 percent of all diagnosed nail disorders or disease.
If a rash is circular in shape with raised borders, it may be a fungal infection known as ringworm.
Ringworm can be carried by humans, dogs and cats and is extremely contagious.
Ringworm is very itchy and spreads quickly.
Externally it is antiparasitic, and is used in certain stages of eczema and psoriasis, and the alcoholic solution has been used in ringworm; internally it has been employed as an intestinal antiseptic in typhoid fever.