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What is ringworm? 1

What is ringworm? 1

Ringworm and ringworm are one of the familiar skin diseases.
However, many people have prolonged symptoms or repeated recurrences.
Therefore, the selection of the appropriate drug becomes important.
Ringworm and ringworm are medically called "ringworm".
Ringworm is a disease caused by dermatophytes, a type of fungus, that infect the skin such as the stratum corneum.
Ringworm has a strong image of itching, but the actual symptoms include thickening of the skin, cracks, blisters, and scales that peel off the skin like a piece of paper.
And the symptoms vary depending on the type of ringworm.

The most prone period is when it is hot, damp and humid.
Therefore, many ringworms show seasonal fluctuations.

There are three types of genus that cause tinea, called "dermatophytes".
Dermatophytes and Trichophyton are used as synonyms because about 90% of the causative bacteria are due to the genus Trichophyton.

The site of infection is deep in the stratum corneum on the surface of the skin.
And it uses keratin, which is abundant in the stratum corneum, as a nutrient source.
Because it likes hot and humid conditions, it becomes active during the hot and humid season.

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