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Will alcohol kill ringworm?

Asked by D.Hadenr, Last updated: Jan 25, 2020

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W. Mocroft

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W. Mocroft, Philanthropist, Master Degree in International Business, Las Vegas

Answered Nov 27, 2018

Ringworm can be caught from an animal or infected person or from using their bed linen. It is a type of fungi causing a rash that might appear anywhere on the body, including he scalp. It is silver or pink in colour and can spread easily if careful precautions over hygiene are not taken. It is not killed by alcohol, but by antifungal medicine. This might be a cream, gel or spray depending where on the body the rash appears.

 

Cesar H. Pablo

Cesar H. Pablo, Journalist

Answered Oct 12, 2017

Ringworm is an infection that can be seen on the skin. It is a rash that is round and red in color. It does not have a worm in it. It is simply named ringworm for its appearance on the skin. Being outside may increase the likelihood of getting ringworm. Sometimes, animals can spread ringworm to humans. Also, showering in a public shower can also increase the risk of getting ringworm. To treat ringworm, the best way would be to consult a doctor and have him or her prescribe you medica...Read More
 

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