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how to get rid of ringworm on skin

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shino Aguilera
21 years experience Dermatology
Antifungal cream: You can use an antifungal over the counter preparation twice a day for 2-3 weeks. If not change then go and see a dermatologist for a stronger antifu ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Degidio
19 years experience Family Medicine
Do what derma says.: Duracan is an antifungal that can be used to treat ringworm. The elica m cream contains another antifungal as well as a steroid. This antifungal treat ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
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
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Antifungal cream: Ringworm is caused by fungus so can be treated by topical or oral anti fungal.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
Assuming: your diagnosis is correct, topical over-the-counter anti-fungal creams work very well, but since fungal spores live for 30 days, you must keep using i ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Keep moist: Use chapstick or coconut oil, to keep the skin moist. It will naturally be eliminated. Another approach is to use a green tea bag (see figure),
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Exfoliation: For general exfoliation of the "dead skin" cells on your face simple washing with a mild cleanser should do just what you want. If you are trying to ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
One method: Is gentle use of a pumice stone.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Moiturisation/Steroi: 1 most important in treating eczema is to moisturize the skin by using soaps with moisturisers and using moisturisturisers immediately after bath to r ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moises Perez
17 years experience Pharmacology
Need a diagnosis: You need to get the proper diagnosis from your dermatologist in order to properly treat your skin condition.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Sounds like dandruff: this is a typical area , also found in eyebrows around nasal alar, and scalp. Try topical hydrocortisone mixed with lamisil (terbinafine) twice a day ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Use Antifungal Cream: You can use an over the counter Antifungal Cream like Lotrimin (clotrimazole) twice a day
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
TLC: You can gentle soak the area with luke- warm water and gently express the contents but do not manipulate too much.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Difficult to say: Not sure if you mean you are getting a rash because you "wax" the hair on your buttocks or if the rash itself waxes and wanes. If this is from waxing ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Sunspots : A dermatologist may use liquid nitrogen to "freeze" away these sunspots or lentigos . It is important to have a dermatologist evaluate the area to ens ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Consider : Oral terbinafine if liver enzymes are normal. Best published success rate.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Topical antifungals: There are numerous antifungal creams available. Let your doctor prescribe.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Type of rash?: Treatment will vary with cause fungus, bacteria, virus, allergy? If mild combination of micatin (miconazole) and hydrocrotisone. Ream could be used. I ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That would: Depend on the cause of your rash. Dermatologic eval would help to establish cause.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If the lesions are : Only on your penis - i would suggest having a dermatologist evaluate you. Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or blist ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hard skin: You can use a pumice stone or your doctor can prescribe 40% urea for you.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Zabinski-kramer
29 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Moisturize: Moisturizing with a good moisturizer will help.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Facial rash: Depending on the type of rash, the treatment differs, it may be acne, eczema, contact dermatitis, etc. It is best to have a doctor look at it and dete ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Hypopigmentation: You need your doctor to refer you to a dermatologist!

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