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how do you know ringworm is healing

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Rashes are hard to describe or visualize in words. Not all ring-shaped rashes are skin fungal infections (some are not fungal infections). As a ringwo ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Ringworm flakes: Usually growing
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
26 years experience Dermatology
Ringworm going away: When ringworm is treated, it usually becomes less scaly and less red over several weeks. If may take 4 or more weeks to completely resolve.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Symptoms: When it stops itching and doesn't look red.
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A male asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
No itching: The skin will become normal and your itch will stop
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
If it is fading: If it is fading.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Symptoms improving?: Whatever symptoms you were having should be resolving. If you never had symptoms then you never needed treatment for a yeast infection, and i would n ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Rash is gone: Apply a topical antifungal treatment that you can buy over the counter to the involved skin several times a day until 1 week after the rash has resolv ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
It no longer: Itches, skin not peeling or red..,,,
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience Podiatry
No Pain: When the inflammation has decreased enough the part will feel much better.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Ringworm: Symptoms of ringworm include: itchy, red, raised, scaly patches that may blister and ooze. The patches tend to have sharply-defined edges. Red patc ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Wilkinson
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Xray: Needs to be monitored by serial x-ray every 2-3 weeks.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No rash: When the rash and itch disappear, you are not contagious.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Simple: If you are not getting better, decreased pain erythema temperature etc, then the cellulitis is not resolving.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
42 years experience Podiatry
It shrinks.: The wart will get smaller as it dies off.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Starts to look norma: Initially there ae holes to the dermis, the kin may seep the areas around the tattoo are swollen and reddened. As times goes on the skin above the tat ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
28 years experience Podiatry
Broken foot : If your not sure if its broken and have had an xray and an exam that was negative but you still think its broken get either a bone scan 3 phase or a M ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: The rash and itching are gone.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain : Pain redness sides of nail.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Less pain: Less swelling and redness.
A female asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
20 years experience Dermatology
Itching improving?: The itching should be improving. Symptomatic relief is the best indicator that it is improving. If you are still having problems, you may need to se ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Magnets: I can not address this subject comprehensively. But I do use small dot magnets for auricular acupuncture. Magnets can also be used to stimulate ASP ( ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Compassion: People who do self-harm activities are usually struggling with painful feelings, and don't need further judgments from me or anyone else. However, th ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
New Bumps: How do you know the bumps are fungal in origin. They could be eczema, folliculitis, contact dermatitis or other. You need to know what you are treatin ... Read More

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