This question was answered on Fri 03, Jul 2009 10:05am by Dr. Rajgopal, MBBS

can i swim with ringworm

    
Asked by tonja (Female; 46; diabetes2 lupus?; Relevant drugs:a lot ) on Fri 03, Jul 2009 09:45am

can i swim with ringworm

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Answer by Dr. Rajgopal, MBBS  on Fri 03, Jul 2009 10:05am:

Hi, Ringworm infection spreads from one person to another through swimming pools, bath mats and bath tubs. So please do not swim with the infection if untreated . The infection is not contagious after 48 hrs of treatment . Please consult a dermatologist for the treatment and commence swimming whenever he recommends . Hope this helps you . Take care and regards !
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