Ringworm là gì

Where does it occur?On the scalp, tinea appears as small patches of hair loss with some scaling. On the toàn thân it can look like ringworm with a clear centre & a red & scaling ring around the outside. On pigmented skin this may be more purple or brown than red.

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On the feet, it can cause itch và splitting between the toes or just a small amount of redness or brown discolouration và scaling on the sole. When tinea occurs in the nails there may be yellow or trắng colour change in the nail, lifting up at the end of the nail và the development of crusting underneath it.

What causes it?Tinea is an infection due to a fungus. The fungus can be transmitted from one child lớn another, particularly the type that causes the classical ringworm on the toàn thân or in the scalp. This type of tinea can also be transmitted from kittens and puppies. There is a different fungus causing tinea in the feet. This is frequently present in và around shower basins, swimming pools or other communal bathing areas. Young children can pick up tinea in their feet at trang chính from parents or older siblings who have tinea. Shoes such as runners/sneakers cause feet to become warm & sweaty which makes tinea more likely. Tinea in the toenails accompanies tinea in the feet.

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How is it prevented và treated?RingwormTinea in the scalp and on the toàn thân is treated with antifungal antibiotics prescribed by a doctor. Antifungal creams available from the chemist may also be used. If your child has ringworm, pets such as kittens and puppies should be examined by a vet.

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Athlete’s FootTinea in the feet usually gets better using antifungal creams or lotions available from the pharmacist. Carefully drying the skin of the feet và between the toes after showering or swimming may prevent infection. Reduce the time spent wearing sneakers/runners. Absorbent socks containing wool or cốt tông are best to reduce the warm sweaty conditions, which increases the risk of tinea infection in the feet. Tinea in the nails requires treatment with special antifungal tablets prescribed by a doctor.

IMPORTANT POINTSRingworm– Can be passed from child to lớn child & from pets to lớn children– Can be treated with antifungal creams & tablets

Athlete’s foot– Dry feet well after bathing– Avoid feet remaining hot & damp– Reduce time spent wearing sneakers/runners– Change sweaty socks và shoes after sport– Wear cotton or woollen socks– Wear sandals or shoes that don’t make feet hot và sweaty

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