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Ringworm Infections

Written by
Dr. Vinay Kumar
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

Published on Sep 09, 2015 and last reviewed on Sep 07, 2018   -  3 min read

Abstract

This article discusses in detail the preventive measures for ringworm infections.

Ringworm Infections

Medical Name: Tinea corporis

This is an infective condition of the skin that is caused by fungus which has tendency to grow fast in the hot, humid regions of the body.

Facts About Ringworm Infections:

Prevention and Coping with Ringworm Infections:

If you are already on medication, all the measures listed above would help you after consulting your physician, to enhance the effect of treatment. Take regular medication in the exact manner as prescribed by your attending physician. Please do not use powders or other agents unless specifically recommended. It is possible to be misled by the visible improvement even while the infection is still active in deeper layers of the skin.

Ring worm infections are both preventable and curable. There is so much that you can do yourself and prevent these infections.

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Last reviewed at:
07 Sep 2018  -  3 min read

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