Scalp Ringworm

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Ringworm of the Scalp (Tinea Capitis) What is ringworm of the scalp? Ringworm of the scalp is a fungus infection of the hair. It causes: • round patches of hair loss that slowly increase in size

Minneapolis, MN 55404 Ringworm of the scalp Page 1 of 1 Ringworm of the scalp What is ringworm of the scalp? Ringworm of the scalp is an infection

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.

Ringworm of the scalp, body and foot have been identified in high school sports teams. Early recognition and treatment are needed to slow down the spread of infection. Treatment Ringworm is treated with antifungal medication. A cream medication is applied

Topical treatment may not treat scalp ringworm. Medicine by mouth is usually needed. -Give medicine by mouth as directed by your child’s doctor. Fungal infections of the scalp often take a long time to get better. -Give this medicine for the full

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 Date: Dear Parent or Guardian: Your child may have recently been exposed to ringworm. Ringworm is a common fungal infection that may affect the body, feet, or scalp. The name comes from the characteristic red ring that may appear on an infected person’s skin.

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Scalp Ringworm (tinea capitis) – Information for Parents Introduction Ringworm is not a worm. It is a general term for a common fungus infection of the skin. fever, and without treatment may lead to permanent scarring and hair loss.

1/01 Ringworm of the Scalp Ringworm of the scalp is the most common fungus infection in children, and usually affects children from 2 to 10 years of age.

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?

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Ringworm is a contagious fungus infection that can affect the scalp, the body (particularly the groin), the feet, and the nails. Despite its name, it has nothing to do with worms.

Ringworm (Dermatophytosis) is a highly contagious condition caused by fungal infections of the skin of humans and some animals. were difficult to treat, x-ray radiation was often used on the scalp and head. However, exposure

Ringworm, Tinea, Last Updated: act as parasites. The Dermatophytosis is a common contagious disease caused by fungi known as dermatophytes. Dermatophytes belong to a group of organisms that are able to break down the (scalp) infection that has spread to the face. Tinea capitis

Ringworm of the scalp, body and foot have been identified in high school sports teams. Early recognition and treatment are needed to slow down the spread of infection. Treatment Ringworm is treated with antifungal medication. A cream medication is applied

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ringworm of the scalp, but is frequently seen in ringworm of the nails. – more – 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 Fact Sheet – page 2 • Keep your skin and feet clean and dry. • Shampoo regularly, especially after haircuts. • Do not share clothing, towels,