Skin Ringworm

By | February 22, 2015

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 of the skin Page 1 of 1 Ringworm of the skin What is ringworm of the skin? Ringworm of the skin is an infection caused by a fungus, not by a worm.

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?

Ringworm on the Body (Tinea Corporis) What is ringworm? Ringworm is a fungus infection of the skin. It is often transferred to people from puppies or kittens who have ringworm

Ringworm in Dogs Drs. Foster & Smith Educational Staff Ringworm is a well known fungus that can infect dogs, cats and humans. Many people have either had or known someone

Ringworm Hidaya Foundation hidaya.org And when I am sick, then He heals me. – – – – Al Quran Ringworm What is Ringworm? A fungus that grows on the skin causes Ringworm disease. Once the fungus is established, it spreads out in ring like circles. Ringworm is characterized

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

D.G. Curby, EdD February 2005 RINGWORM – What’s New? Skin infection is a very important topic in sports medicine for wrestling. It can have a

To help prevent ringworm, have your child: Keep his skin, hair and feet clean and dry Wear sandals or shoes at gyms, lockers and pools Avoid touching pets with bald spots Teach your child not to share clothing, towels, hairbrushes, combs, headgear, or other personal care items.

Ringworm mycetoma is a swelling of the skin with tracts draining a blood tinged fluid. Trichophyton mentagrophytes typically causes more severe redness of the skin, hair oss, crusting and swelling in the skin of the face and feet, Ringworm.

PATIENT EDUCATION HANDOUTS Ringworm of the Skin Topic Overview Is this topic for you? This topic is about ringworm of the skin, groin, or hands.

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?

Dermatophytosis (“ringworm”) 2012 edition Agent Properties In contrast to single-celled yeasts, dermatophytes (literally: “skin plants”) are complex

Comparing your skin condition with pictures of ringworm is another way to self diagnose ringworm infections. The following chapters are helpful in diagnosing ringworm using both pictures and descriptions. 8 Ringworm of the Scalp Ringworm of the

Inclusion of the applicable NFHS wrestling rule so physicians will understand that covering a contagious lesion is not an option Tinea Lesions (ringworm scalp, skin): Oral or topical treatment for 72 hours on skin and 14 days on scalp. Scabies,

Ringworm on the Body (Tinea Corporis) What is ringworm? Ringworm is a fungus infection of the skin. It is often transferred to people from puppies or kittens who have ringworm

Ringworm Infection in Dogs and Cats (24-Jun-2003) R. A. Cervantes Olivares Methods for sampling suspected ringworm infected dogs and cats Skin scrapings or use of plucked hair are the most common methods used worldwide. The method is simple if the animal is

How is ringworm spread? By direct contact skin-to-skin contact with the rash from an infected person or by indirect contact by sharing combs, brushes, towels, clothing or bedding. Animals, such as dogs and cats, with ringworm may also spread the fungus to people.