Welcome to the Ringworm Treatment Resource Center

Ringworm is a fairly common skin disorder, especially among children, although it does afflict people of all ages. It is estimated that, at any given time, twenty percent of the population is infected with ringworm. For a successful ringworm treatment, it is important for us to learn about its causes, symptoms, methods of prevention, and related current medicinal practices.

This site aims to provide you with detailed, accurate, and well-sourced information regarding ringworm and ringworm treatment. You can access the specific information that you need by clicking on the links below:

Ringworm Treatment - An Overview
A brief introduction to help you identify certain aspects of this skin condition you might want to study.

Causes of Ringworm
Discusses the causes of this infection, how it develops, and under what conditions it multiplies rapidly.

Risk Factors
Explains how contagious nature of ringworm, who are highly at risk of contracting the disease, and how it is normally transmitted.

Symptoms of Ringworm
Informs in detail the specific symptoms of ringworm and how your doctor will diagnose the condition.

Ringworm Self Treatment
Provides detailed information about ringworm treatment, drugs normally used in home-care or self-care medication, alternative ringworm cure, and when it is best to contact a medical professional.

Ringworm Prevention
Discusses the basic steps in preventing ringworm, also explains the need to treat infected household pets, prevention habits, and areas and conditions you need to be wary of.

Ringworm Treatment for Children
A must-read for every parent who would like to learn about the best method of ringworm treatment for his or her child. Detailed, well-researched, and reliable information on treating ringworm in our children.

What Does Ringworm Look Like?
A picture educates more than a thousand words can. This collection of ringworm pictures, borrowed from the Public Health Image Library of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), does just that.