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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
13 years experience Dermatology
Makeup is OK: If the rash is mostly gone, it is ok to wear make up over what remains.
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Dr. Florence Nwofor
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: A product that is water based and hypoallergenic and of course be sure to clean the skin before bedtime and to complete recommended therapy for the ri ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
Variable, but...: Usually ringworm on the face will be red and inflamed with an outer raised rim of mild scale. Sometimes the center will be relatively clear but often ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Treatment: Topical antifungal medications are usually fine for mild skin infections. More severe infections may require several weeks of of oral antifungal medic ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Tinactin lotion: There are a variety of anti-fungal meds available over the counter in the US. Tinactin in a lotion form is a simple product that will work in many cas ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Antufungals: Anti fungal cream.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
21 years experience Family Medicine
Ringworm: Probably not. While ringworm can be transmitted by inanimate objects, the patient with the infection would have had to rub the rash itself on the chai ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: "ringworm" is not a medical diagnosis. Do you have fungus infection, impetigo, dermatitis, or something else ? The treatment for each of these is dif ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Antifungal cream: Ringworm is not a worm at all, but a fungal infection, the same fungus that causes athletes foot and jock-itch. There are a number of antifungal cream ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Skin gets lighter: While the skin is healing after a fungal infection, as the redness goes away the skin may be lighter than the rest of your normal skin. Protected from ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
If it's ringworm,: which is a fungal infection, you can try treating it with Lotrimin (clotrimazole) AF 2x/day for a week. However, there is a type of eczema that looks ... Read More

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