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how do you get ringworm on your neck

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Treatable: Ringworms are treatable and can be eradicated with proper treatment and most of the time only topical treatment is necessary. You have to have the rig ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: It is not feasible to provide an opinion without examining the lesion. If you think it is ringworm you may try any of the treatments available over t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ringworm: is caused by fungal growth.
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
A fungus: Ringworm is a terrible name, as it has nothing to do at all with a worm...it is merely a name for a fungal infection of the skin. The same fungus that ... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
A fungus: It is a fungal infection.
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Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No: Please see dermatologist because there are other disorders that look like ringworm.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Ringworm: Just because it does not itch, it doesn't mean that it is not ringworm. Buy over the counter antifungal medication to see if it works
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: was thinking mycostatin--good for yeast but not ringworm. Monistat is effective against both
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Still possible.: Could still be it. Could be something else as well. Unless you are immunocompromised a topical anti fungal such as terbinafine or miconazole should ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: there are ORAL anti-fungal medications which may be more effective,,,,a Health Tap Prime consultation with a physician licensed in New Jersey or a vis ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Needs visit: The description suggests a scalp fungus. These usually require a lengthy treatment with prescription oral medication. The neck issue may be the same f ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
May be wrong label: If a condition does not respond to normal treatment measures, the diagnosis may be in error.There are other skin conditions that can mimic ringworm an ... Read More
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