Ghana: Treatment of Tinea Capitis in Children
[Ghanaian Times] Tinea appears to be common, so this piece will dwell on Tinea capitis. I will draw on materials from "Management of tinea capitis in childhood" by Bennassar et al published in Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology 12 July 2010 and Medscape. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

What Causes Ringworm Rash
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ringworm: What is it and how can you get rid of it? Best treatment revealed
RINGWORM doesn't come from worms. Yes, the name is misleading. It is, in fact, a fungal skin infection - and the name refers to the ring-shaped rash symbolic of the problem. What's the best medicine to get rid of it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Atrium Health is expanding virtual visits to include specialized pediatric care
Atrium Health's virtual visits are now available for children 2 years of age and under. A virtual visit is a live video chat with a doctor, physician's assistants or nurse practitioner. Adults can be seen for minor illnesses, such as cold or flu-like symptoms, allergies and pink eye. Atrium's virtual pediatric services can help treat some of the same conditions, along with poison ivy , rashes and ringworm. Providers from Levine Children's Hospital will conduct the virtual visits. Virtual pediatric… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 3, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

Ringworm vs. Eczema
Title: Ringworm vs. EczemaCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/17/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 17, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ringworm: How long is it contagious?
Ringworm is a highly contagious fungal infection of the skin. Here, find out how ringworm spreads, how long it remains contagious, and how to treat the infection. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about tinea capitis
Tinea capitis, also called scalp ringworm, is a fungal infection. People may sometimes confuse it with other scalp conditions. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New three-sexed roundworm species has 'extreme arsenic resistance'
Scientists have found a new ringworm species that has three sexes and is resistant to 500 times the arsenic concentration that would kill a human. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Veterinary Source Type: news

Bacteria Are Likely Hiding In Your Household Washing Machine
(CNN) — When multidrug-resistant pathogens kept reappearing on the skin of premature babies in a German hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit, investigators were confused. Tests for contamination in the incubators, as well as among healthcare workers who came into contact with the preemies, were all coming up negative, according to a report on the case published Friday by the American Society for Microbiology. But tests showed the babies were continually being reinfected with Klebsiella oxytoca, a bacteria notorious for hospital-acquired infections such as pneumonia, urinary tract infection, soft tissue infec...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Offbeat CNN Source Type: news

Health Tip: Relieving Itchy Skin
-- From skin conditions like eczema to contagious diseases like ringworm, there are many reasons for itchy skin. Regardless of the cause, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) says it's important to avoid scratching, which will irritate the skin... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 16, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Can You Do To Prevent Tinea Infections and Why?
Discussion Superficial fungal infections are very common. “Dermatophytes are molds that can invade the stratum corneum of the skin or other keratinized tissues derived from the epidermis, such as hair and nails. Organisms most commonly affect the scalp, feet, groin and nails.” Dermatophytes can be anthropophilic (human to human transmission), zoophilic (animal to human transmission) or geophilic (fomite to human transmission). Zoophilic dermatophytes are usually uncommon sources of human infection. Microsporum canis is the most common zoophilic dermatophyte and it can infect humans with close contact but this...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 22, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

What is the chemistry behind ringworm? (video)
(American Chemical Society) Did you know that ringworm is not actually a worm? This week on Reactions, find out what ringworm is; how the culprit feeds on your skin, hair and nails; and how to not be its next meal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health Tip: Preventing Ringworm
-- Ringworm is a fungal infection that gets its name from the red circular rash that develops. The inside of the ring typically is clear or scaly. People who use public lockers and showers, athletes and people with weak immune systems are especially... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 16, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Preventing Ringworm
Title: Health Tip: Preventing RingwormCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 16, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

How to manage infected eczema
Red, itchy and inflamed skin is a well-known symptom of what's generally called eczema. While there are a variety of conditions described in this way, the most common type of eczema is atopic dermatitis. Occasionally, complications develop and the skin becomes infected. When this happens, there are a number of treatment options available. Consult your doctor or medical practitioner if you have any questions regarding your eczema treatment plan, but in the meantime, here are some things you'll want to know about the condition. When eczema becomes infected, there are a variety of treatments.  What causes an ec...
Source: Advanced Tissue - May 7, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound Care Wound Infection Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ringworm in babies: Everything you need to know
Ringworm is a fungal infection that causes a distinctive raised rash. Babies are particularly prone to ringworm because they are often in close contact with others. Learn more about ringworm in babies here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Home Remedies: Foot fungal infections
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 infection [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 27, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to identify psoriasis and ringworm
Psoriasis and ringworm both cause red, scaly rashes to appear on the skin. Learn how to tell psoriasis and ringworm apart, plus how to identify other common skin rashes, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriasis Source Type: news

The African cabbage offers a natural way to remedy scalp ringworm
(Natural News) Names can be confusing — or even misleading — at times. The African cabbage (Cleome gynandra) isn’t at all related to real cabbages, while ringworm disease is actually caused by fungi and not worms. Ugandan researchers can confirm, however, that the local plant has strong antifungal properties, given its long use as a natural treatment... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the difference between nummular eczema and ringworm?
Nummular eczema and ringworm can both cause red, itchy patches on the skin. However, nummular eczema typically causes coin-shaped patches, while ringworm tends to result in ring-shaped areas. These two conditions have different causes and treatments, so it is important to be able to tell them apart. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

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 28, 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 27, 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

Infectious Diseases: Images in Clinical Medicine
Editor: V. Dimov, M.D., Cleveland ClinicHypoglossal Nerve Palsy during Meningococcal Meningitis. NEJM, 10/2014.Herpes Zoster Involving the S1 Dermatome. NEJM, 05/2014.Tinea Faciei. NEJM, 05/2014.Disseminated Cryptococcosis in a CLL patient. 05/2014.Scrofuloderma due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. NEJM, 06/2012.Leonine Facies in Lepromatous Leprosy. NEJM, 04/2012.Intestinal Infestation with Ancylostoma ceylanicum. NEJM, 03/2012.Kerion celsi form of tinea capitis caused by a T-cell hypersensitivity reaction. NEJM, 03/2012.Eye can see a nest of worms! Thelazia callipaeda. Lancet, 03/2012.Madura Foot. NEJM, 01/2012.Paragonimia...
Source: Clinical Cases and Images - August 22, 2009 Category: General Medicine Tags: Images Infectious Diseases Source Type: news