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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Clean & dry: Keep your skin clean and dry.

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Dr. Taj Jiva
Dr. Taj Jiva answered
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Ringworm: It usually takes 2-3 weeks for eradicating ringworm of skin. However, it may takes few months to get rid of nails and scalp ringworm fungal infections ... Read More
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Dr. Kenny Chuu
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Seek inbox consult: Hi We can definitely help through HealthTap, but you need to request an official "Inbox Consult" on HealthTap in order to get a prescription. You have ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
You don't: You don't need to worry about ringworm on cloth surfaces. Ringworms come from common skin fungi.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
13 years experience Dermatology
Yes, but DONT do it: Bleach kills a lot of bad things, but it kills good things too, like your skin cells. Dont do it. Try otc Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin creams fro ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: This isn't the approach to kill ringworm of scalp.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Topicals: Topical medications for ring worm include: lamisil, mycelex, loprox, mentas & econazole. Otc meds include: lotrimin, micatin, micaderm, Lamisil at a ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Young Jr
41 years experience Dermatology
Freezing won't work: No, the fungus could still persist. Either get it dry cleaned r better to discard it...if it truly is the carrier of the ringworm fungus!
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Nail polish: Nail fungus is difficult to eradicate. It may take months depending on its severity. I don't think clear nail polish will do much. See a dermatologist ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Ringworm: Consult your doctor for oral medication to treat your ringworm

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