Ringworm: Fungus (Tinea)Infection of the skin.This is transmitted by person to person contact or by contact with infected surfaces,such as towels.shoes or shower stalls. Ringworm can involve the scalp(Tinea capitas)Tinea corporis,groin skin Tinea Cruris,Nails (Tinea unguium,feet (Tinea pedis),Skin with beard (Tinea Barbae).  It is more common in males than females. Signs and Symptoms:Lesions that itch sometimes and have followings characteristics: On the scalp,Lesions cause patchy hair loss and scaling scalp. On body skin,lesions are red,circular,flat,scaling and have well defined borders. On the bearded area of the face,lesions cause an itchy,scaling rash under the beard.  On the feet is called Athlet’s foot. On the nails is Onychomycosis.  Causes: Fungal infections with one or more of 5 different fungi. Risk increases with:  Crowded living conditions, Contact with infected animals.Day care centres or schools,Immunosuppression due to illness or drugs,Chronic Moisture and chafing of the skin. How to prevent- The fungi are so prevalent that total prevention is impossible. To minimise risk: Get treatment for pets that have skin problems. Carefully dry feet after bathing in tub or shower or swimming. Good personal hygiene. Don’t share headgear (hats,combs,brushes,) Avoid tight shoes or underwear that may rub or chafe the skin. www.homeodriqbal.com

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