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Ringworm

Date Written Nov. 15, 2009
Author Joe Holmes Date Revised  

Because ringworm is a fungus it must be treated with antifungals. Tea tree oil and oregano oil are known to treat fungals

1. "Ringworm (Tinea Corporis): Teen information Overview Tinea infections are fungal infections of the skin; they are often called ringworm, though there is no worm involved, because the infection can look like a ring-shaped rash on the skin." Source and pictures

2. "Ringworm is not caused by a worm. It is caused by a fungus...Ringworm is contagious. It spreads when you have skin-to-skin contact with a person or animal that has it. It can also spread when you share things like towels, clothing, or sports gear. You can also get ringworm by touching an infected dog or cat, although this form of ringworm is not common." source

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