Tinea corporis: Diagnostic measures: Your own observations of symptoms.Medical history and physical examination by a doctor.Microscopic exam of skin scrappings in potassium hydroxide solution. Laboratory culture of skin scrappings.Examination within ultraviolet light (Wood’s light)for ringworm on the scalp. Appropriate Health care: Self care after diagnosis. Treatment usually in Allopathic with topical medications other specific care depends on location of infection. Possible complications: Secondary bacterial infection of ringworm lesions. Possible outcomes: Usually curable with treatment,but may take weeks to months depending on location.Recurrence is common and ringworm becomes chronic in 20% of cases. General Measures: For infection of the body: Carefuly launder all clothing,Towels or bed linen that have touched the lesions. Keep the skin dry,If the area is red swollen and weeping,use compresses made of 1 teaspoon salt to 1 pint water.Apply 4times a day for 2 to 3 days before starting the local Antifungal medicines in Allopathic system of medicines. For infection of the scalp,Shampoo the hair every day,Have the hair cut short,But don’t shave the scalp (wear clothing that can be sterilised)Repeat this procedure every 2 weeks,or whenever the hair grows back.For infected beard,let beard grow.If necessary for you to shave,use electric shaver and not a blade. www.homeodriqbal.com

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