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does clotrimazole treat 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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
36 years experience Pediatrics
No: Special schedule for treatment was made after years of experiments and found the best choice to make treatment better with less side effect.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Dermatologist.: Your dermatologist can help. Topical medications for ring worm include: lamisil, (terbinafine) mycelex, loprox, mentas & econazole. There are also or ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Stephens
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: In office testing can usually identify any residual fungus. If persistent, may need oral antifungal treatment.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes/patience: You can continue your normal activities with ringworm. It is hard to spread without direct contact with the site. Cover it if you wish but it is hard ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
It can get...: Irritated - be sure to use lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra - it works much better that the other preparations.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Lotrimin (clotrimazole): It takes 10-14 days for the rednesss to disappear.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. HECTOR Franco
46 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Assuming your diagnosis is correct lotrimin (clotrimazole) is an effective treatment for fungal infections (ringworm). However "ringworm" infections ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
About 2 weeks: Keep applying it until 1 week after the rash resolves.

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