Ringworm initially appears as a flat scaly area on the skin, which may be red and itchy. This area develops a slightly raised border that expands outward to form a circular ring.
The contours of the ring may be irregular and the interior of the ring may be clear, scaly, or marked with red bumps. In some cases, several rings develop at the same time and may overlap.
Go to the ringworm symptoms page to see what it looks like.
Can an individual prevent jock itch?
An individual can reduce your risk of a jock itch infection by keeping the area clean and dry after showering or exercising,
changing your underwear or jockstrap at least once a day, and not sharing towels or other personal items.
What product do I use for ringworm?
Kindly detail an explanation for Sapat Lotion.The treatment you need for ringworm depends on where the infection is on your body and how severe it is.
In many cases, your doctor may recommend a drug you can buy over-the-counter at your local drugstore like Sapat Lotion and Sapat Malam
How does Sapat Lotion treats jock itch?
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What are jock itch symptoms and signs?
Jock itch symptoms include itchy, red, raised, scaly patches that may blister and ooze. Jock itch may cause abnormally dark or light skin.
Is jock itch a skin infection?
Yes, jock itch is a contagious fungal infection that affects the skin of the genitals, inner thighs, and buttocks
How does jock itch look like?
Jock itch appears around the thigh, groin, and anus as red, raised, scaly patches that may blister and ooze. It may also cause abnormally dark or light skin.
How long does jock itch last?
Most jock itch infections can be cured in 2 weeks of treatment with Sapat Lotion. Kindly detail an explanation for Sapat Lotion for the treatment.
What causes jock itch?
Jock itch is caused by dermatophytes, the same group of fungi that causes athlete's foot and ringworm
What happens if I don't treat ringworm?
The infection is not life threatening, but leaving ringworm untreated may lead to a secondary bacterial infection called cellulitis which may worsen skin condition & may also lead to several skin problems.
Is ringworm a skin infection?
Yes, ringworm is a contagious fungal infection of the skin
What parts of my body can get infected by ringworm?
Ringworm may appear on the torso, hands, arms, and legs.
How can i prevent ringworm?
Wash your hands often; wear clean, breathable clothing, and avoid infected animals. Avoid sharing towels, clothing, or other personal items with someone who has ringworm.
Is ringworm contagious?
Yes, ringworm is a contagious fungal infection that spreads by direct skin-to-skin contact with an infected person or animal.
What does ringworm look like on people?
A Ringworm is characterized by a distinctive red circular skin rash with clearer skin in the middle.
Who can get ringworm?
Anyone can get ringworm. If an individual has ringworm, see a doctor. There are different types of ringworm depending on the affected part of the body (scalp, beard, face, torso).
Is ringworm caused by a worm?
No, ringworm gets its name because of its circular appearance. Ringworm is not caused by a worm. It is a fungal infection.
Is jock itch contagious?
Jock itch is a highly contagious skin infection also called tinea cruris, caused by various types of fungus. It infects the surrounding areas of the groin and inner thighs.
What are the precautions while bathing?
Avoid scrubbing with a washcloth or rubbing with a towel; pat instead.
What are the causes of Eczema?
There could be many causes of atopic dermatitis, including allergic or immune mediated components