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how to get rid of ringworm scars

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Petros Ayele
29 years experience General Practice
See dermatologist: It might be scalp fungal infestion with distroying hair follicle. Need tablets and topical anti fungal medication. If not improving then need to get s ... Read More
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Dr. Zahid Niazi
39 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
See plastic surgeon: Scalp hair does not grow in a scar. The scar can be due to any reason. The best option is to see a plastic surgeon nad have him/her assess whether sca ... Read More
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
42 years experience Plastic Surgery
Get scar revision: If a scar on the scalp shows no signs of hair regrowth within 4-6 months, it is unlikely that hair will ever regrow. Therefore you will need either a ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Give it time: Ringworm, which is actually a fungal infection, usually appears paler or darker than the surrounding skin. This is a normal part of the healing proce ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get seen: Stop using home / "pop" remedies and get seen by a competent dermatologist. Ringworm that doesn't respond to simple topical agents probably isn't ring ... Read More
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Dr. Roberta Beals
28 years experience Family Medicine
Chlortrimazol: This medicaiton is indicated for ringworm or dermatophyte (fungus) of the face. Use twice a day to clean dry skin. Get help if not resolved in one wee ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
34 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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Topical antifungals: There are numerous antifungal creams available. Let your doctor prescribe.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 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
A male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Be sure of diagnosis: There are different fungi that may be lumped under the diagnosis of ringworm. Clotrimazole or tolnaftate for 3-4 weeks is usually effective if the l ... Read More
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