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Resistant Ringworm Common in Urban Elementary Schools
Date:4/19/2010

o are doing everything they can to prevent this," Abdel-Rahman said.

"We have only recently started to appreciate just how many children carry this pathogen so we don't yet know the best way to tackle this problem. However, I do advise parents to limit the sharing of items that come into contact with the scalp, such as hats, combs, brushes and pillows. Watch closely for signs of infection, such as flaking that looks like dandruff, white patchy scaling, itching, hair thinning or loss, and small pus-filled bumps, especially when your child has come in contact with another infected child. Make an appointment to see your doctor if you suspect that your child is infected and make sure to take the prescribed medicine as directed along with the application of a medicated shampoo two to three times a week."

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The Nemours Foundation has more about ringworm and related infections.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, news release, April 19, 2010


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