About Ringworm

By | October 22, 2014

What is ringworm? Ringworm is a common skin infection caused by a fungus. Ringworm may affect the skin on the body, scalp, groin area (jock itch), feet (athlete’s foot) or nails.

November 2006 Ringworm (Dermatophytosis) What is ringworm? Ringworm is a contagious fungus infection that can affect the scalp, the body (particularly the groin), the feet,

Ringworm (Tinea) Fact Sheet Ringworm is an infection of the skin, hair, or nails caused by a fungus It gets its name from its appearance on the skin, because the rash is often ring-shaped.

Ringworm is a fungal skin disease that can affect many animal species and humans. Photo shows ringworm skin lesion on arm of cat and its owner. Created Date:

Jyothi Robertson, DVM 11/21/09 – Allows dermatophytes to more easily establish an infection – Remember the possibility of super-infection of any skin lesion with ringworm

Frequently asked questions about Ringworm From the Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency What is Ringworm? Ringworm of the body is one of several forms of ringworm, a fungal infection that

Myths & Facts about Ringworm WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed By Laura J. Martin, MD When you hear the term "ringworm," do you imagine a collection of tiny worms slithering around on your skin?

N Ringworm (Tinea Corporis) n Ringworm is infection of the skin with types of fungi called dermatophytes. The name comes from the distinct, circle-shaped rash produced

Ringworm What is ringworm? Ringworm is a rash caused by a fungus that has infected your skin. (Despite its name, this rash is not caused by a worm or parasite.)

Ringworm is most likely to be isolated from colonies of cats, but rarely found in those that have never been exposed to infection. Infection is by contact with infected animals or contaminated environments and the incubation

ringworm in late winter because (of the effects) of crowding and nutritional deficiencies — particularly vitamins A, D and E, we think. That’s also when internal

What can be done to prevent the spread of ringworm? Infected individuals should not share towels, hats, or clothing with others. During the time when

RINGWORM OF THE SKIN (Tinea corporis) IMMUNIZATION from contaminated articles such as brushes, combs, clothing cats, and cattle may harbor the organism. SCHOOL ATTENDANCE: Exclude until effective treatment is started. Usually treated with antifungal topical creams or ointments

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Ringworm in Cats Drs. Foster & Smith Educational Staff Ringworm in Cats Ringworm in Cats Drs. Foster & Smith, Inc. Veterinary Services Department

How Shelters Are Beating Ringworm Webcast Page 2 of 2 Maddie’s InstituteSM, 2223 Santa Clara Avenue, Suite B, Alameda, CA 94501 maddiesinstitute.org maddiesfund.org

Jyothi Robertson, DVM 11/21/09 – Allows dermatophytes to more easily establish an infection – Remember the possibility of super-infection of any skin lesion with ringworm

Patient and Family Education Ringworm (Tinea Capitis, Tinea Corporis) In case of an urgent concern or emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department right away.

Page 1 of 2 Ringworm in Cats . Ringworm is a skin disease caused by a fungus (plural: fungi). Because the lesions are often circular, ringworm was

Ringworm Hidaya Foundation hidaya.org And when I am sick, then He heals me. – – – – Al Quran – Ash-Shuraa, Verse 26:80 Ringworm What is Ringworm? A fungus that grows on the skin causes Ringworm disease. Once the fungus is established, it spreads