Ringworm has nothing to do with actual worms which is unlike the understanding of many people about ringworm causes. Ringworms are fungal infections. But still there is a link to worms and therefore the name ringworm. Because it appears as a round circle or ring on the skin of the patient it looks like actual worms.
Ringworm treatment options are wide. But often I get to hear the question of “What is the best cure for Ringworm?” You may get confused to pick one from many cures, treatments and home remedies available at your disposal. This article focuses on which treatment can help to cure the condition in a double quick time.
Tinea versicolor is is a superficial fungal infection. It is generally termed as harmless but can be annoying. Tinea appears as areas of scaly, discolored skin that tend to be more noticeable after exposure to the sun. The patches of discoloration can be white, pink, tan or dark brown. Generally, these infections are treated with applications of non-prescription antifungal lotions, creams, gels or shampoos.
Ringworms are caused by microscopic fungi organisms called dermatophytes. Like mushroom which is a type of fungi, dermatophytes can live off the dead tissues of your skin, hair, and nails. Therefore, any home remedy to treat ringworm should be anti-fungal in nature. Traditionally, there are many Ringworm home remedies that are used over centuries to treat various skin conditions that are very effective even today.