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How do you get ring worm ?

How do you get ring worm ?

Contact: From contact with an animal, person or item(like pillowcase etc) that is infected. It is contagious. ...Read more

Dr. Subir Mitra
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Ringworm (Definition)

A highly contagious, fungal infection of ...Read more


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How does a person get ring worm.

How does a person get ring worm.

Ringworm is not a: worm, but is a fungal skin infection. A person gets it directly from contact with another person's skin who has it, or from contact with a surface that was touched by another person's ringworm, such as a mat used by wrestlers. It is easily treated with a medicated cream. If you think you have it, contact your doctor to be seen. ...Read more

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How do u get rid of lice if you had it for 5 years?

How do u get rid of lice if you had it for 5 years?

Lice for 5 years: You need to consult your doctor for an examination and discussion about the lice. Five years of infection is a major problem. Be sure to follow medical advice closely and avoid re-infection. ...Read more

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How ca you get rid of a ring scar?

How ca you get rid of a ring scar?

Excision: An unsightly scar from any reason, including a ring or pierce, may be suitable for scar revision which usually means excision and precise closure by a qualified board certified plastic surgeon familiar with scar revision techniques. All scars, even scar revisions by a plastic surgeon, may fall short of the patient's expectations. An evaluation is recommended. ...Read more

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How do u get a yeast infection?

How do u get a yeast infection?

From colonized Fungu: Usually when our immune system is compromised or suppressed by antibiotics or an illness, the funguses in our system take opportunity to multiply and cause a yeast infection. ...Read more

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How do u get diabeties. Can u be healthy & just get it? How would u feel?

How do u get diabeties. Can u be healthy & just get it? How would u feel?

You can be: Healthy ;'get it( you think u are till it shows up)- main symptoms, thirst, hunger, frequency of urination - see pcp if u have these symptoms, particularly if you are over weight. ...Read more

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How does a person get ring worm ?

Exposure: The fungal agent of ringworm is found in soil, dust, on humans or animals as a opportunist. It eats the top layers of older skin, leaving behind the healthy younger cells.As it reproduces, its offspring continue their forward movement, creating a rough outer ring, like riples to a rock tossed in a pond.A central area of clearing is expected.Otc meds can help over wks. Not all rings are ringworm. ...Read more

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How do u get a virus?

How do u get a virus?

Gets on membranes: Viruses are small particles of dna or RNA wrapped in protein. They are found abundantly in mucous from other people, in an effort to spread themselves around. When they are introduced to your mucous membranes, the genetic material incorporates itself into your cells, making your cells (usually lining the nose) into making more virus. Touching eyes and nose passages with unwashed hands spreads most. ...Read more

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I have a patch on my penis....How can I cure it...It is like how we get a skin after water bubbles u get when u get burnt...

I have a patch on my penis....How can I cure it...It is like how we get a skin after water bubbles u get when u get burnt...

Needs examined: You should see your dr or an urgent care dr or a "std clinic" dr or urologist for history and examination to determine the cause of this problem and how to treat it. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ring worm once an for all?

Antofungal: If the topicals do not work, than a course of a systemic or oral antifungal could be used such as griseofulvin.Lanisil, sporonox, Nizoral (ketoconazole) or diflucan. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of ring worm?

Can you tell me how to get rid of ring worm?

Tinea corporis: Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a fungal infection of the skin generally characterized (intially) by a red raised round patch, followed by central clearing and an advancing border. Treatment is with topical antifungals, and covering with a bandage can help prevent spread to self and others. ...Read more

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What to do if i got lice from a friend, how do I get rid of it?

Tx of lice : Requires accurate identification of nits ; / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used- otc like nix (permethrin) or rid or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair ; remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits ; remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be needed. ...Read more

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How do u get rid of a toddler's mucus?

How do u get rid of a toddler's mucus?

Nasal suction : This can be tricky as they are notoriously bad at properly blowing. If they will allow you to use nasal saline spray followed by a bulb suction this will help. If the mucous is caused by allergies the better thing is to address the underlying cause and prevent the mucous. ...Read more

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How do u get rid of a corn if it left a dark spot?

Corn: A bit more info is needed , but leaving a dark spot implies otc topical medication. A corn is the result of pressure on a contracted digit and the best route is to see a podiatrist for professional assistance. Good luck ! ...Read more

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How will i know what does a tape worm actually look like?

How will i know what does a tape worm actually look like?

Not cute: It has a wicked looking head with hooks and mouth parts that feed on your inner intestine. Connected to this is a long "tape" of rectangular segments which are egg sacs that break off to spread the condition. ...Read more