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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Selenium-containing dandruff shampoo helps treat a mild fungus on the skin, called tinea versicolor. The shampoo doesn't get rid of ringworm on the sc ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
A few days: The irritant or allergic contact reaction should go away in a few days without continuing contact. A topical cortisone may hasten the recovery a litt ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get seen: Unless you're reluctant to take a basically safe medication, a single ketoconazole tablet followed by an hour or two of whatever exercise makes you br ... Read More
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Dr. Saul Hymes
15 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Dermatologist: I would advise seeing a dermatologist. It is possible it isn't times verso color at all or may need different management.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dr. Lana Long answered
33 years experience Dermatology
Oral ketoconazole: If the topical treatments are not working, i often will treat patients with oral ketoconazole, 400 mg for 1 dose and repeat in one week. I would also ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcgraw
28 years experience Family Medicine
Not really any: Long term use of selenium sulfide shampoo doses not appear to have any significant effects. It can in some cases cause skin irritation and rash. It is ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Anti-dandruff 'poos: Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Try other over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, and look for one that contains zinc pyrithione ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Anti-dandruff 'poos: Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Selenium sulfide should work well but you can also try dandruff shampoos that contains zinc p ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not exactly: For what people call "ringworm", the medical name is tinea corporis, and the treatment is Lotrimin AF (or a similar antifungal). The lotrimi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: It isn't necessary.
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