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Scalp Ringworm

10% of the American population are going to suffer with scalp ringworm this year. Identifying the causes and symptoms can allow you to make quick decisions on how you're gong to get rid of your scalp fungal infection.

The causes of scalp ringworm

Scalp ringworm is caused by a fungi called dermatophytes that is transmitted from animals to people, people to people and you can get infected by the fungus from dirt in the ground. Because the fungus lives easily in the ground it is the main reason why pets and farm animals get infected so often, and then it's transmitted to the pet owners and other animals.

How can you get scalp ringworm?

Scalp ringworm is easily passed on between people who share there personal belongings like hair brushes, hats and other items of clothing. Children of all ages are more likely to get ringworm for these reasons as they are always borrowing each others belongings, and school children are also on more contact with each other when playing together.

Scalp ringworm symptoms

Your scalp fungal infection will usually be an itchy red patch on your head. The infected area also causes the hair to become brittle, and then it just breaks off leaving a bald patch. The patch can also become yellow and crusty.

Treating your ringworm of the scalp

Conventional treatments for ringworm of the scalp are an oral anti fungal ( Griseofulvin )and an anti fungal shampoo. The problems with these treatments is they can't be taken by every member of the family. Men can't father any children for up to 6 months after the treatment either.

Other possible side effects from taking Griseofulvin ( which probably effect a small percentage of users ) are...

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Impaired co-ordination
  • Liver problems
  • Rash
  • Confusion
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Disorder of the peripheral nerves causing weakness and numbness (peripheral neuropathy)
  • Decreased numbers of white blood cells in the blood (leucopenia)
  • Abnormal reaction of the skin to light, usually a rash (photosensitivity)

This type of ringworm treatment can take up to 10 weeks to clear your ringworm.

Treating ringworm of the scalp naturally

If you want a much faster and safer cure for your scalp ringworm you can use Daniel Sanderson's natural ringworm program.

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