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Ringworm is caused by a contagious fungal infection. It is characterized by round spots on the skin that may be red and raised slightly. It can happen anywhere on the body but may be in areas that are covered like hair, armpits, groin or under the breasts.

Some anti fungal creams used on the skin topically tend to help, however may reoccur due to not treating the person's susceptibility. Anti fungal creams such as nizorole, fuconosole and even ones like tea tree oil are in this category. Homeopathic remedies are quite helpful for its cares. Remedies to consider may be ones such as thuja, bacillinum or silicea. The remedies are suited to someone's unique symptom picture.

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Homeopathic remedies are suited to someone's unique symptom picture, rather than a disease name. A person seeking homeopathic care will be prescribed a remedy based on their unique set of symptoms and needs. The symptoms of fungal skin infections can be addressed by using supportive homeopathic remedies. A few remedies that are commonly recommended are as follows:

Calcarea Carb is a remedy for eruptions that typically appear on the scalp. Children tend to be affected more so with this condition of the head. The head may persipre and the lesions are moist and cause a little bit of itching. The eruptions may show up on the head, scalp, behind the ears, and toenails.

Sepia is a commonly used remedy for fungal infections. It is useful when the skin lesions look dry, whitish and itching. The location of the eruptions may be on the face, mouth, lower lip, head and scalp. These types are worse from cold washing and open air and better for warmth.

Graphites is a good remedy for lesions that appear more moist, crusty and have thick borders. The areas at the edges may be darker. Hair may be matted and come out at the root. These types have crumbling toenails, eruptions on the scalp, face, groin, between the toes and in the toenails. They are worse for perspiration and with heat.

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