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Ringworm

Ringworm, also called Tinea Corporis, isn’t a worm buta fungal skin infection. It’s named for its ring-shaped rash with a winding, worm-like edge.

Is Ringworm Contagious?
Ringworm can spread through direct contact withinfected people or animals. You can also pick it up off clothing or furniture. Heat and humidity can help spread the infection.Tinea corporis or ringworm is a skin infection caused by a fungus that lives on dead tissues, such as the skin, hair, and nails. Ringworm is a fungus that causes both jock itch and athlete’s foot. Kids and teens get more warts than adults because their immune systems haven’t built up defenses against the many types of HPV. People with weakened immune systems — like those with HIV or who are taking biological drugs for conditions like RA, psoriasis, and IBD — are also more susceptible to getting warts because their bodies may not be able to fight them off.
Symptoms:
  • Skin Irritation
  • Scaly Skin
  • Redness
  • Itching
  • Swelling
  • Blisters
  • Scaling
Causes:
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Genetic disorders
  • Environmental factors
  • Occupational disease
  • Bacterial, viral infection
  • Direct skin-to-skin contact
  • Contact with contaminated objects, such as toys,towels and faucet handles
  • Sexual contact with an affected partner
Homeopathic Approach :
Homoeopathic medication addresses the root cause and thereby helps in preventing the recurrent infection.
* Note – Above medicines are for knowledge purpose only. Take the medication only after doctor’s consultation. Do not self medicate

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