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How to treat ringworm in dogs

We often associate ringworm with a type of intestinal worm but in fact, it is a contagious fungal infection of the skin transmitted directly by another animal’s infected shedded hair. It eats away the skin and the hair. It is contagious to people, kids and other animals. It has the appearance of a round red crusted patch on the skin. It can be itchy and there is inflammation. Loss of hair may occur as well as dandruff.
Internal causes include a weak immune system, stress, vaccination and poor diet. A strong immune system will help fight or prevent this type of infection.
Homeopathic remedies for ringworm:
Dulcamara 30C potency
Symptoms are worse at night, worse in cold or damp weather, better with movement or warmth, warts, autumn
Dosage: two times a day for a week
Kali sulphuricum 6X or 6C potency
Symptoms are better in cool or open air, worse in the evening or warmth, yellowish discharge, yellow mucus, dandruff, scaly skin, eczema
Dosage: two times a day for a week
Thuja Occidentalis 30C
If it is due to vaccinosis (a reaction to a vaccine), warts or other skin eruptions in addition to ringworm
Dosage: once a day for four days
Tellurium 30C
Symptom: lesions are in circular form and appear on both sides of the body. Eyes and ears might be affected.
Dosage: twice a day for one week.
CHRYSAROBINUM 6C
Dosage: use only disease has progressed to a crusty stage, three times a day for five days.
Bacillinum (nosode of tuberculosis) 30C or 200C
Give this nosode at the end of the treatment when all the problem has cleared up.
Dosage: two doses at two week intervals.
In addition to the above recommendations, you can include external skin treatment and herbal treatment to balance and boost the immune system.
For external skin treatment relief:
Use calendula oil or cream mixture. Apply the mixture daily. This can be done at the same time as the homeopathic remedies.
To boost the immune system, use alcohol free tincture of saint John’s Wort and Oregon grape. The main medicinal properties of oregon grape are immune system enhancer, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antiparasitic, liver and digestive tonics and helps skin heal.
The main properties of Saint-John’s Wort are skin affinities, wound healing, antiseptic, antiviral and immunostimulant.
Dosage: 6 drops per 10 pounds of body weight, once or twice a day, five days on, 2 days off for one month then take 1-2 weeks off and repeat as needed.
These herbs should be given when the homeopathic treatment is finished.

Categories: Homeopathic Remedies

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