Ringworm is caused by a type of fungus which eats keratin. These dermatophytes(fungus) attack the skin, scalp, hair and nails because these are the only parts where there is much amount of keratin
These dermatophytes can survive on the skin for months. They can survive on clothes, towels and other household items
These dermatophytes can spread in the following ways:
human to human, animal to human, object to human
Other risk factors include wearing tight clothing, living in humid climate, sharing the clothes with one who is infected, and weakened immunity.
Sepia, sulphur, rhus tox, ringworm( nosode), Lycopodium, Kali Bichromicum are well indicated homoeopathic remedies for the treatment of ringworm. But an appropriately selected homoeopathic remedy should be administered to the patient after a detailed and complete case taking.
Homoeopathic medicines are the most recommended and most beneficial ones especially in case of ringworm and other skin diseases.
But, only a properly selected homoeopathic remedy should be administered to the patient after a detailed and complete case taking on basis of characteristic individuality and constitution.
Ringworm is one of the most common at the same time most tedious disease to get treated. Most of the time the intolerable itching increases the suffering of the patient significantly. As this is infectious as well the life of the patient becomes more problematic.
Generally, we have commonly seen the tendency of applying the anti-fungal tubes among the patients but generally it is not providing the relief significantly. As soon as patient stops using the same; disease recurs with increased or same intensity. Homeopathic medicines have always treated ringworms completely.
There was one instance where the factory owner came to take homeopathic medicines for his 20 employees who were sharing the room & all of them have developed ringworms. Homeopathic medicines helped all of them. Homeopathy also helps in reducing the intolerable itching which is extremely agonizing to the patients.
Along with the homeopathic medicines good hygienic condition is also mandatory to maintain for early reduction in the disease. Those food items which provokes more itching should also be avoided.Diet: