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is lamisil or miconazole better for treating ringworm on a cat

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Flinchbaugh
30 years experience Family Medicine
Lamisil/Hydrocortiso: Use Lamisil (terbinafine) and apply to infected and normal skin 2 cm beyond affected area each day for a period of one month. The first week pair thi ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Hartman
39 years experience Dermatology
Not fungus: No everything that is round or annular is ringworm or fungus. If the eruption does not itch, then you can't call it fungus. Annular erythemas often ar ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Yes&yes but only if: Lotrimin is an over-the-counter brand of clotrimazole which is an antifungal. While Lotrimin doesn't have specific adult vs pediatric guidelines, clot ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Tinea capitis: If the fungal infection is more widespread and deeper, you may need to take oral antifungals. I have found that for tinea capitis topical antifungals ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Oral lamisil (terbinafine): Scalp fungus requires oral medications because the fungus is in the hair follicle and topical medications will not reach into the hair shaft.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Flinchbaugh
30 years experience Family Medicine
No: The lesion may clear but the infecting organism is still present so the lesion will return if not tx'd appropriately. Best to treat for an additional ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing: If the rash is fungal in origin and the Lamisil (terbinafine) is not effectiv., it will just not get better.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
37 years experience Dermatology
Yes, if on the skin: Miconazole cream is an anti-fungal medication. It will work well on "ringworm" -a fungal infection of the skin. If the fungal infection is on the sca ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malini Shah
32 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Abdominal pain: Lower abdominal pain in male can be caused by muscle strain if you are working out abs, constipation, colitis , less likely bladder infection since ma ... Read More

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