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get rid of ringworm
A 23-year-old female asked:
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Antifungals: Ringworm can be successfully treated with antifungal medications used either topically or orally. You may send an inbox consultation on healthtap to a ... Read More
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Ring Worm: Ringworm is a common fungal skin infection otherwise known as tinea. Ringworm most commonly affects the skin on the body (tinea corporis), the scalp ( ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
27 years experience Dermatology
Antifungal cream: Ringworm is caused by fungus so can be treated by topical or oral anti fungal.
A 46-year-old member asked:
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Antifungals: With topical or oral antifungal drugs.
A 32-year-old member asked:
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: Need an anti-fungal.
A 41-year-old member asked:
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Topical antifungals: There are numerous antifungal creams available. Let your doctor prescribe.
A 30-year-old female asked:
17 years experience Family Medicine
Antifungal creams: are the main treatment for ringworm or other fungal infections of the skin. You can try over the counter Lotrimin AF first, and if not effective Tina ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
24 years experience Pediatrics
Tinea corporis: Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a fungal infection of the skin generally characterized (intially) by a red raised round patch, followed by central cleari ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ringworm: Topical antifungal medications are usually fine for mild skin infections. More severe infections may require several weeks of of oral antifungal medic ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
12 years experience Dermatology
Topical antifungals: You should start with over the counter Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin twice a day for 3-6 weeks. See a doctor if they are not better in 1-2 weeks.
A 29-year-old member asked:
22 years experience Family Medicine
Trial of OTC cream: It is usually a ring-shaped lesion with serpentine borders and mild, flaky scales. Topical lamisil, lotrimin, or tinactin (tolnaftate) are available o ... Read More
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