Many people wonder about a home remedy for ringworm. One of the biggest mistakes we see in ringworm treatment is trying a home remedy.

Many people spend months trying home remedies like nail polish, seeds and vegetable juices. Unfortunately, except in rare cases, these home cures for ringworm don’t work. And while you are wasting time using them, your ringworm infection will worsen. It is important to start effective treatment immediately before the condition worsens. You need to use a safe and effective treatment, not a home remedy for ringworm that won’t help.

Ringworm is a skin infection that is caused by a fungus. Ringworm can affect the skin anywhere on your body including the scalp, feet (athletes feet), groin area (jock itch) or nails. Often ringworm is found in several places at once.

Ringworm most often affects children, but can affect people of all ages. It is a very common skin disorder, and is very contagious. It can be passed by direct skin-to-skin contact, or thru contact with contaminated items such as a brush, hat, towel, unwashed clothing, and pool or shower surface. Ringworm can also be caught from an infected cat or dog.

Fortunately there is a very effective ringworm treatment. It is all natural, and the professionals associated with this site highly recommend it. For more information about the best ringworm treatment, follow this link to Phytozine. For additional information about ringworm, please continue reading.

Now that we have discussed home cures for ringworm, we will go over the ringworm symptoms, and then discuss the best treatment option.

Ringworm symptoms

Ringworm on the skin - usually starts as reddish, scaly patch or bump. It tends to be extremely itchy and uncomfortable. Eventually, it may begin to resemble a ring or a series of rings. It will become raised with bumpy borders around a scaly center. This pattern is what gives ringworm its name. However, not everyone who's infected develops the rings.

Ringworm of the feet - is known as athlete's foot. The rash, which usually appears between the toes, appears patchy or can cause the skin to crack. Usually the rash a person gets with either athlete's foot or jock itch will not look like rings at all.

Ringworm of the scalp – starts as a small pimple that gets larger and larger. Eventually it becomes patchy, flaky, or scaly. In some people the hair will fall out, leaving scaly patches of temporary baldness. The place where the infection is often becomes swollen, tender, and red. Sometimes, yellowish crusty areas will develop. (Several of the home cures for ringworm are known to increase baldness).

Ringworm of the nails - can affect several or just one nail on a person's feet or hands. The nails often become thick, yellowish or white, and brittle.

Now that we have gone over the ringworm symptoms, we will discuss the best cure for ringworm. As we have said, there is no home remedy for ringworm that is effective.

Effective ringworm treatment

We have been recommending a cure for ringworm for several years now. It is all natural, has no side effects, and many people have reported excellent results with it. It is called Phytozine. Based on the results we have seen, we believe it is the best ringworm treatment on the market. Follow this link to find out more about it, and how it can help you.

If you have additional questions about home cures for ringworm, please contact us. If you have a home remedy for ringworm that you want our opinion on, please let us know.

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