Short Essay On Ringworm

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Ringworm (Tinea) The disease is primarily known as Ringworm but it can also identified as Tinea or Dermatophytosis. Ringworm can spread by coming in contact with people who already have Ringworm or even animals. It is also spread through sharing dirty items such as combs, towels etc. It could also be developed if you come in contact with any of the fungi which are trichophyton, microsporum and epidermophyton they normally live as spores in soil. Unlike other disease Ringworm has different effects on different body parts. Ringworm on the body or groin which is known as the Jock Itch when it is first contracted it is a circular shape and is similar to a rash. It grows and become fatter, after in contact with an infected person its…show more content…
Those who compete in any contact sports are also more likely to contract the disease also anyone who live in damp, humid areas. If people live in damp, humid areas they (kids) could suggest to move somewhere else or just change locations. Maybe taking a shower after a match could help or during the break dry off well. For those who own pets maybe get them a regular vet checkup or buy products which prevents this disease, Don’t share items like combs, towel and personal belongings, Stay dry and clean & Inform other of this disease along with how to prevent it. These are ways to prevent the disease but we can’t prevent it if it is in our genetics. One way to cure it is to keep the affected area as clean as possible. This will at the very least stop it from spreading. Most of the time you will need to apply the medicine on your skin for 2 to 4 weeks to ensure you kill the fungus that causes ringworm. It will likewise bring down the odds of it returning. If you have ringworm on your scalp (Tinea Captis) or in a wide range of spots on your body, OTC (Nonprescription medicine) medications may not be sufficient. Your GP will recommend you a medicine for an antifungal prescription that you will need

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