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Do I need to wash sheets daily for ringworm

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Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
I : I would recommend that you bathe daily and wash your clothes that are exposed and wear fresh clothing daily. I hope that helps!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Use loose cotton undergarments. Keep area dry as much as possible. Take your treatment as recommended. No need to change bedding every day otherwise.
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A member asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not necessary: not necessary, use the medication and and wash sheets as you normally do.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Treatment: is usually quite effective and you will not be contagious. You do not need to do daily laundry.
A female asked:
Dr. Jianjun Wu
36 years experience Pediatrics
Scabies treamtment: the recommended treat for scabies is 5% pernethrin in a cream form for 12hour, The cream rinse would not be enough, also worry about exposure to ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Needs treatment: Scabies rash cannot be treated with antihistamine. You need an anti-mite cream or oral medication to kill them. Even then the itching may linger on fo ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peterson Pierre
23 years experience Dermatology
Eczema: My personal favorite body wash is made my olay and is very moisturizing. You should follow that with cetaphil or cerave cream as your daily moisturiz ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Once or twice: One treatment on the first day and sometimes a repeat treatment one week later is usually all that is necessary.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
30 years experience Urology
Yes, twice a day: If you are uncircumsized, pull back the foreskin gently and use warm water and any kind of soap. Twice a day should be enough.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Medication: Prescription products include dermasmoothe, taclonex, cloves. These can reduce the problem. Sometimes oral medications such as Nizoral (ketoconazole) ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Either: Dilution is the solution! Enough water and chlorine is soluble!
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Good hygiene: Good hygiene is most important in avoiding diseases. Fungal vaginitis is most often encountered after use of antibiotics due to death of the good bact ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zuheir Said
45 years experience Pediatrics
Once: Depends on Permethrin gel concentration 2%, 5%, usually once, and may repeat once again after one week interval. Avoid oral and eye contact. Follow i ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
No medical need.: There's no medical need to use deodorant. But you're going to have to leave the house at some point, right?
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: Sometimes lice can be very resilient. You also can have families which re-infect each other. Try the prescription shampoo/ lotion and be sure to hav ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: As long as you have completely treated yourself, your belongings and close contacts, you won't necessarily get reinfected.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
See doctor: Are there actual live lice present, or just nits? Lindane will kill nits, but can't remove them (they are cemented to your hair, and will just grow ou ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
No need: There is no need to do any further washing of bedding, clothes and sheets after you did it the first time.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Double rinsing?: As allergists we suggest one rinsing with detergents and another rinsing without detergents to remove the allergenic material in the washing powder or ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This is fine: If you don't use overly hot water and the products are not overly harsh or drying.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hidradentis: suppurativa, your treatment isn't at home, dettol and dial, won't treat your condition, you need hospital management, antibiotics, and may be surgery ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
No. Some Scabies: are resistant to this treatment. Go to CDC web site for complete info.
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