Ringworm is a fungal skin infection that is prominently seen amongst active people especially wrestlers and other sports persons. Fungi needs damp conditions to thrive and this is exactly what they get in sweat soaked bodies of athletes. Though, people other than sports persons can also get infected with ringworm.
Ringworm is counted as one of the most notorious among all fungal infections. The misnomer ‘Ringworm’ was misunderstood by people to be a worm that caused the roundish itchy marks having red appearance.
Depending upon the body part affected by the fungus, ringworm is classified as:
1) Tinea barbae- It is more common in men as it infects the facial hair particularly the bearded area of men. Continue reading
Ringworm is a misnomer because it is an infection caused by fungus not by a worm. Ringworm is a skin infection caused by a fungus depending on their location on the body. It is characterized by ring-shaped red, scaly patches with clearing centers. The most commonly affected areas are the scalp, feet, nails, and groin. Continue reading
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In most cases, we can treat ringworm with over the counter topical anti fungal creams or sprays such as Micatin, Clotrimazole, Ketoconazole, or Tolnaftate. While relief is often fast, treatment should be continued for the full treatment period to ensure eradication of the fungus. But however it’s better to take Continue reading