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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

bad Comments By: crazylady on 2009-12-19
do not use hand sanitizer on skin, it breaks out like road rash......... omgoodness
ringworms, gross Comments By: Spiller on 2009-12-26
It sucked cause I couldn't hug or kiss anyone at Christmas cause I have ringworm all over my neck and I had sex with my boss after the company Christmas party before I knew what it was and now I'm afraid I gave it to him. Just tried bleach, hope it works!
i can't take this anymore! Comments By: kevin on 2009-12-28
i caught this in a barber shop like 3 months ago, went to the dr. He said clotrimazole or lamasil, so i did both at separate times still came back. read this site like a week ago, and tried bleach 100% not diluted. thought it was gone, then i look in the mirror right now and it's coming back on my neck and now one is trying to grow in my hair. this is so depressing :( i thought it was gone, i even developed a scab where i fried my neck with the bleach. I just don't know what to do :(
REALLy important question Comments By: anusn on 2010-01-06
Does anyone know if i put bleach on with no water, nothing at all and just put it all over the spots that i have the ringworms on would anything bad happen?
it stings alot!!!!!! Comments By: shane on 2010-01-08
i've been struggling with my ringworm problem for over 5 years. its always been a secret shame for me so i never went to the hospital when it came back after the first time. its sooo embarrassing having red itchy splotches around my groin. i finally tried using the bleach treatment and it burns alot!!!!!! i'll gte back to you with my results.
its red Comments By: daisy on 2010-01-10
stupid antifungal creaMS made it worse so i just applied bleach... it burns a little bit hope it works =)
Bleach? Last Resort? Comments By: helpplease on 2010-01-12
Ive had my ringworm for three to four months. It seems like its going away then it comes back and worse. Its not spreading. I have never had one in my life and have no clue where I got it from. The expensive cream are not working. Should I see a doctor? I might try the bleach thing. I tried vinegar. It didnt work! Is something wrong with me and thats why it wont go away? or is it just that stubborn of a fungus
Trying the Bleach, but there are other ways... Comments By: Anon on 2010-01-27
This is not the first, nor will it be the last time, I have to deal with Ringworm. This time, I got it on my groin! Right next to the opening of my vagina :( Super weird... but I guess it makes sense, since fungus like warm and humid areas. Anyway, last time I had it on my hand/arm or something, I remember I read about using Tea Tree Oil. You use a Q-Tip, and dab it on. It burns a bit, but definitely tolerable. And best of all, it worked. It started drying up little by little, and disappeared leaving no scar. This time, I do not have any Tea Tree Oil at my disposal, so I am trying the Bleach thing, and am also using a little bit of Lotrimin anti-fungal cream to help it a long a bit... Here goes nothing!
Absolutely Comments By: Deborah on 2010-01-29
Will take the itching away almost immediately. Creams and pills did nothing for me. I got my ringworm from a kitten I bought at a cattery. A bugger to get rid of it on her too. I used LymDyp, meds and antifungal shampoo. Doctors cannot recommend bleach for ringworm maybe because of possible tissue damage but what do you want? Good skin with ringworm or to get rid of the ringworm? Don't use a bandaid and keep bleach on for at least a couple of minutes but no more than 5. Ringworm is a fungus and bleach is a cheap, good fungicide. It works! Don't be afraid to give it a chance. The pills that they give you for ringworm do more damage than the bleach.
Finally! Something that works. Comments By: Dee on 2010-01-29
I have been battling this for a little while, I had it for about 8 days without knowing what it was and by the time I figured it out, it had spread all over! 2 doctors, 3 creams - ALL CRAPPOLA!

I used a 3:1 ration of water to bleach and used a fresh cutip each on each spot. Be sure to cover spots that have been consistantly itchy even if you don't see anything yet as it grows on your skin for days before you can see it. YUCK. After one treatment, it was less bumpy and lighter. Can't wait for tomorrow.

ON MY DING DONG ! Comments By: ON MY DING DONG !!!! on 2010-02-04
look here ppl no lie on my danga lang and was very ready 2 get rid of dat crap so check it out i bought all 4 -Calamine Lotion , Lotrimin, Tinactin and Lamisil creams and 70% Isopropyl rubbing alcohol , Hydrogen Peroxide , Germ-X , Apricot scrub , AND Bleach . I washed and scrubed with body soap and apricot scub then the peroxide frist ( rinsed ) then alcohol (rinsed ) then dipped the que tip fully in bleach put it on the areas let it sit for about 35 seconds (rinsed)then ( dryed )germ-x BUT i dont rinse it burns like a motha but it gos away after a minute or 2 then (when dry) i put all 3 tinactin lamisil and lotrimin together as one cream mixed together then add a top layer of Calamine Lotion . Done did everyday till it was gone fully . IT WORKS AT LEAST MY WAY DID AND IF U DONT BELIVE ME I GOT BEFORE AND AFTER PICS YA FEEL ME HEH . Dont listin 2 nobody untill u try it urself dont trust nobody untill u have seen with ur own eyes and i cant stand doctors but if its serious i would see a doctor .
Bleach works FAST Comments By: Bill on 2010-02-16
Don't need to use full strength, this will BURN you. use at least 1 part bleach to 1 part water. 1 to 3 works fine too. Dilute it even further for tender areas or face. Don't forget to bath with 2 cups bleach for 1 full tub with good ventalation at least once a week for a month to get rid of spores(seeds)and outbreaks you havent seen yet.
.Do not rinse off. Use bleach with your laundry and lysol the funiture and floors for a month.

The Creams are LAME.

Bleach Bleach Bleach !! Comments By: JB on 2010-03-06
I read all the posts and got really excited about it so I drank a gallon of bleach. It killed the virus for sure and shorty after killed me too...

Ok jokeing aside I actually just thought to try Bleach before I found the site and it dose work. Bleach is good for killing many viruses.

Good luck to you all, bugz be gone !!

former wrestler with some advice Comments By: P.A statechamp135 on 2010-03-07
bleach does work..i have used it numerous times when i use to compete. it works best if you scrape it a little bit then pour some bleach on not to much though...this will burn but this will definately kill the fungus..you may have a scar but it will eventually go away
FYI; ringworm is caused by a fungus, NOT a bacterium Comments By: Anon on 2010-03-13
FYI; ringworm is caused by a fungus, NOT a bacterium. Therefore, antifungal agents must be used to treat it. Antibiotic agents target BACTERIA, not FUNGI (yes, they are different). So if an affected area is truly ringworm, do not use an antibiotic to try and treat it.
im scared Comments By: tj on 2010-03-15

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