Ringworm is a common fungal infection that can affect anyone, regardless of age or gender. It's not actually caused by worms, but rather a fungus that thrives in warm, moist environments. It appears as red, scaly patches that resemble rings. If left untreated, ringworm can spread rapidly.

circular rash showing on skin

What are the symptoms of ringworm?

Ringworm is a common fungal infection that can affect the skin, scalp, and nails. Symptoms include a rash which forms a circular shape. It could be red, scaly, itchy or may burn.

What causes ringworm?

Ringworm is a skin infection caused by a fungus that thrives in warm and moist environments. Common sources include contaminated surfaces, infected animals, and close contact with an infected person

How to treat ringworm?

To treat ringworm effectively, it's important to keep the affected area clean and dry. Apply antifungal creams or ointments twice daily for several weeks. Be sure to wash your hands thoroughly after touching the infected area. If symptoms persist or worsen, speak to our pharmacist for further treatment options. Remember, early detection and proper care are key in managing ringworm effectively.

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