Children are one of the easiest victims of ringworm. If you
notice that you child has been infected with ringworm, you
should handle it as soon as you can.
Ringworm is a contagious skin infection
caused by fungus. It is actually not associated with any kind
of worm. Ringworm in children dominantly affects the scalp or
torso. It is an infection that is both unsightly and incredibly
inconvenient to live with.
If your child is infected with ringworm on
the torso, you will notice symptoms of a few ring rashes around
the stomach, chest, back and thighs. The rings will look scaly
and crusty on the outside and smooth in the middle. As the
fungus spread, the ring starts to enlarge as well.
Ringworm infection on the scalp will look
like there is a bald spot or dandruff. It can be wither dry and
crusty or damp with pus. If you see this on very young
children, you will know it is very likely ringworm disease as
toddlers are too young to have dandruff.
As children have more sensitive skins than
adults, it is important to look for ringworm medication that
are natural and gentle enough for them. It is advisable to do a
swab test on a smaller area before apply the medication to the
entire affected area.
Be patient with the treatment as ringworm
takes time to heal. You may try a product like Fungrx to treat
ringworm in children. Fungrx is made of natural ingredients and
speeds up the healing time of