Medical News Today: What to know about the KOH exam for fungal infections
Doctors use the skin lesion KOH exam to test a person ’s skin for fungal infections, such as athlete’s foot or ringworm. During the test, they take a skin scraping and place it in a potassium hydroxide (KOH) solution. In this article, we look at the procedure, results, what the KOH exam tests for, and alternatives. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Ringworm symptoms: This rash could signal the condition
RINGWORM symptoms include a unique type of rash and other skin changes. The fungal infection is often contracted from walking barefoot on earth, or using swimming pools and communal showers. Watch out for this rash, which is a symptom of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yale Medicine offers advice on common kids ’ skin conditions
Warts, ringworm and impetigo are not usually harmful, but these common skin diseases can be uncomfortable and can trigger self-consciousness in children. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 20, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

FDA Approves Expanded Use of Luzu (luliconazole) Cream in Pediatric Patients with Athlete ’s Foot, Jock Itch and Ringworm
RALEIGH, N.C., FEBRUARY 22, 2018 – Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America, LLC (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) (“Valeant”), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the supplemental... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - February 22, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are there any home remedies for ringworm?
A look at home remedies for ringworm, a condition that results in fungal infection on the skin. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Psoriasis sufferer, 18, is slowly learning to love herself
Alice Weekes, 18, from Fareham, Hampshire, began to suffer problems when she was just 11, when hairdressers thought she had ringworm on her scalp. She was diagnosed with psoriasis at 15. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could your local beauty salon put you at RISK of fungal infection? SHOCK research revealed
SKIN and fungal infections - including thrush, ringworm and athlete ’s foot - are caused by different types of fungi. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fungal infection warning: FUNGUS kills more people than malaria a year
FUNGAL infections, like athlete ’s foot and ringworm, can usually be easily treated. But invading fungus still kills more people a year than malaria. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ringworm Quiz: Test your Medical IQ
Title: Ringworm Quiz: Test your Medical IQCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 1/11/2016 2:49:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 6:29:19 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 19, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Ringworm on Scalp
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 5, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Home Remedies: Fighting athlete's foot
Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal infection that usually begins between the toes. It commonly occurs in people whose feet have become very sweaty while confined within tight-fitting shoes. Athlete's foot is closely related to other fungal infections such as ringworm and jock itch. It can be treated with over-the-counter antifungal medications, but the [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 26, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Is Ringworm Contagious?
Title: Is Ringworm Contagious?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/5/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 21, 2016 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Thrush, ringworm or athlete's foot? RID yourself of a fungal infections the NATURAL way
FUNGAL and yeast infections can cause inflammation, irritation, redness of the skin - affect fingers and toes and some can even cause allergic reactions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ringworm on Body
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 19, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Ringworm
Title: RingwormCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/18/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/11/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 11, 2016 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Ringworm Quiz: Test your Medical IQ
Title: Ringworm Quiz: Test your Medical IQCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 1/11/2016 2:49:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2016 7:40:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - January 13, 2016 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

What Women Can Do About Hair Loss
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Sheryl Kraft Everyone loses hair. In fact, it’s normal to lose between 50 and 100 hairs a day, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. But what if it seems like there’s significantly more loss than that? “Once you exceed that, you’re losing it at an abnormal rate,” says Dr. David J. Wong, clinical associate professor of dermatology at Stanford University. Contrary to popular notion, hair loss is not just a condition that men face: up to 40 percent of women in America also experience it. No ‘Bald Is Beautiful’ for Women Bruce Willis, Patric...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 20, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mommy can I have a puppy? How many of us have had this question posed to us?
Family members derive so many benefits from having a pet. Love, comfort, exercise and happiness are some of the positive things pets can evoke in our lives.  Because of that, it’s not unusual to find people kissing their pets, sharing food from the same fork or sleeping together.It’s important to remember that pets can carry bacteria that can make you sick.  Puppies are born with ringworm which can infect us.   New puppies should immediately be dewormed to prevent the spread.  Every year, about 10,000 human cases of ringworm are reported and of those, about 700 cases spread to the eyes ...
Source: Pediatric Health Associates - October 9, 2015 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Healthy Habits Source Type: news

Is Ringworm Contagious?
Title: Is Ringworm Contagious?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/5/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/5/2015 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 5, 2015 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Researchers: your guide to hitting the headlines
Boffins, are you having trouble communicating the fruits of your labour to a wider audience? Have you spent five thankless years going through stool samples in an attempt to find new treatments for giardiasis only to have your work written up as a single paragraph on page 34 of the Rochdale Observer? Well, worry no more. Drawing on decades of journalistic experience, the Behind the Headlines team has drawn up the definitive guide to getting your work featured prominently on News at Ten. Simply follow the 10 tips below and before you know it you’ll be talking p-values with Phil and Holly on ITV's This Morning. &...
Source: NHS News Feed - December 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Special reports Source Type: news

Gene is linked to deadly runaway fungal infection
Jean-Laurent Casanova, head of the Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, and colleagues at Necker Medical School in Paris have discovered a genetic deficiency that in rare cases allows the dermatophyte fungus, which causes ringworm, to spread below the skin’s surface and onto the lymph nodes, bones, digestive tract and even the brain. More » (Source: The Rockefeller University Newswire)
Source: The Rockefeller University Newswire - October 16, 2013 Category: Biomedical Science Authors: pubaff Tags: Science News Source Type: news

Ringworm (body): How to treat this skin infection
Ringworm of the body — Comprehensive overview covers causes, symptoms and treatments. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treatment for Ringworm | “Fast Ringworm Cure” Teaches People How to...
Fast Ringworm Cure created by William Oliver is a new book that covers an effective treatment for ringworm, natural remedies, proper diet plans, and detailed descriptions on how to how to treat...(PRWeb July 08, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/treatment-for-ringworm/fast-ringworm-cure/prweb10904319.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 9, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Is Athlete's Foot? What Causes Athlete's Foot?
Athlete's foot, also known as tinea pedi and ringworm of the foot, is a fungal infection that affects the upper layer of the skin of the foot, especially when it is warm, moist and irritated. Athlete's foot is a form of ringworm. The fungus that causes athlete's foot is called Trichophyton, and is commonly found on floors and in clothing. Athlete's foot fungus will not infect the skin if conditions are not right - it requires a warm and moist environment. Because of this, only about 0.75% of people who regularly walk about barefoot are affected... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 31, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Ringworm Treatment | How “Fast Ringworm Cure” Can Help People Treat...
Fast Ringworm Cure is a newly updated ringworm treatment developed by William Oliver that claims to help people treat ringworm. A full review on the site Health Review Center shows if the program is...(PRWeb April 26, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/ringworm-treatment/fast-ringworm-cure/prweb10674559.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 27, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news