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Bleach for ringworm, ring worm

Bleach is very good at killing the fungus that is causing the problem. Simply dab the affected are with a cotton ball that has been mistuned with bleach twice a day. The bleach should not burn you, however do look for any allergic reaction. Reports are that the ringworm will be gone in as quick as 2 days.

The following was sent in by Nick

You decide on the strength of the bleach you use. You need to be responsible. Below are some guidelines

Fast treatment (1-2 Days)
100% Bleach
- Burning
- Scars

Quick treatment (2-4 Days)
- 50% Bleach
- 50% Warm Water

Normal Treatment (3-6 Days)
- 2 Cups Water
- 1/3 Cup Bleach

Safe, Slow Treatment (1 Week+)
- 3 Cups Water
- 1/3 Cup Bleach


Visitors comments

it works!!! Comments By: anon on 2004-09-17
I couldn't believe how good this worked. I've been dealing with this sh-t for years - get rid of it - back it comes - then months later it finally goes after prescription creams or home remidies. I thought I had a regimen that worked with peroxide and then tea tree oil and a low carb diet. I realize now that it took months to get rid of it because it was just my body finding a way.

It came back on my neck and I started treating it right away and IT STILL WAS SPREADING. So I went to the web, found your site and started the bleach treatment. It was almost completely gone in 2 days! It is obviously working. Slight burning when I put on the bleach but very manageable.

Thank you a million times

ring worm Comments By: Anon on 2004-10-01
i dont know about all this... it burns a alittle ill write back and say how it goes...o wait it is burning alot
question Comments By: mark on 2004-11-02
Do you put the bleach on and leave it on for a couple of mins or do u wash it off fast?

TipKing Says: As with all tips sent into TipKing, trial and error is the key.

i have judt done it Comments By: anon on 2005-01-13
i have just applied the bleach to my forehead and its a slight burining sensation but quite satisfying as it feels like its killing the fungus. i will check back to inform on how it goes.
Itchy neck & scalp Comments By: Weda on 2005-01-16
Just tried dabbing bleach with cotton on my neck and scalp. Feels a little less itchy. I will try anything to make this stop!!!
It works well Comments By: Anon on 2005-01-16
After only one time it pretty much killed my ringworm, but I think I put on To much because it started to spread so I was trying to stop it, So I sort of burnt a portion of my face by using to much. Other wise it works great.
It works Comments By: Kay on 2005-01-24
I fought ringworms all through highschool. The kids I baby sat had them all the time, so I got them. I would put bleach on a bandaid and put it on there...I don't recommend this to anyone because it left a scar. But I so dislike the thought of a ringworm that I did it. It usually only took 3 days Max for it to be gone.you can rinse it off..but you have to leave it on there for at least a minute so it can start working.
let see and find out Comments By: TASHEEN on 2005-03-24

TipKing says: As with all the tips, trial and error are the key, try a few seconds to start with and then wait a day. That way you can prevent any burning or allergic reactions

Red Spot Comments By: wtamu_cowgirl on 2005-04-21
I tried this bleachin treatment and now where i had put the bleach is all red... is that an allergic reaction or what? Do i need to go see the doctor about it?

TipKing says: You must always see the doctor if you are concerned about your health in any way. Never rely on the tips and hints on this site or any other!

Treating ring worm on a 2 year old with bleach. Comments By: Danielle on 2006-02-18
How much bleach should i mix with water to put on my 2 year olds ring worm?

TipKing says: You must seek proper medical advice before using any of these tips on a youngster.

worried Comments By: shelly on 2006-05-02
question:my ringworm keeps coming back after i tried applying whitfield's ointment to it. im thinking something is wrong in my body. i'd like to know why they keep coming back.

TipKing says: You need to speak to a doctor.

i tried bleach Comments By: shelly on 2006-05-03
i tried the bleach and it seems to be workin...i have one question though...if a person has diabetes would that be the cause of recurring ringworms?
trying Comments By: amilee on 2006-06-06
i got ring worms recently and im trying the bleach thing....how long im suppose to leave it on....and how many times a day do i applie...i want it gone cuase its on my face...well ill tell u how it works later oh it burns but feels good...bye
Mad Comments By: Carolina on 2006-06-12
Ive tried bleach it went away but it comes and leave come and leave and there's a big white scar!!! Im embarrased of the scar I knew i should have never used bleach!!!:(
very happy with results Comments By: Andrea on 2006-07-01
i am the biggest skeptic there is i gota ringworm on my face by my chin. i was totally freaking out! i immediately got online and did research it is common sense when you look up what virus cause ring worm and then look at a bottle of clorox bleach and right there on the label it says that it kills that virus. well i ran to my bathroom and saturated a cotton swab with regular clorox bleach and put it on my ringworm. it does burn but it is not unbearable it feels like alcohol in a cut. within an hour it had shrunk by 50% i swear! the only thing is you need to keep applying abbout every 3 hours for the first two days because they are easily irratated and can come back so just keep applying and within two days it should be under control. you will have a scar but it will fade.
Bleach Does Work Comments By: Nurse Wanda on 2006-07-14

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