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clotrimazole cream usp 1 for ringworm

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
2 weeks: Use the lotrimin/ Clotrimazole cream 2x/day x 2 weeks (at least) for maximal effect.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
A few weeks: Use it for a few weeks until you can't see the ringworm and continue another 1 week after that. It will also depend on how big the rash/es is/are.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
See your primary: care doctor or a dermatologist. You may need a prescription cream. They can also confirm the diagnosis.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Ringworm: Try Clotrimazole first. If doe snto help u should see ur doc.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Usually works: Yes.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Apply the anti-fungal before the anti-antiperspirant.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Forsythe
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Give it time: Can often take 4-6 weeks for ringworm, tinea, to improve. If not better, or if worse, may be time to see a dr or dermatology specialist and have a scr ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
22 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Per label, Clotrimazole 1% may be used by children.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Fungal infections: This cream is used for fungal infections of the skin and sometimes in the vagina. It can also be used to treat seborrhoeic dermatitis of the face.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Danger: No. No. No. Clotrimazole is to treat a fungal infection. Herpes is a viral infection of the nerve under the skin. It is not an infection of the skin ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Fungal infection: Fungal infections.

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