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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Usually local: Ring worm can generally be treated by local ointment available over the counter. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
"azole" antifungals: Ringworm is usually treated with different types of "azole" antifungal medicines. These are miconazole, ketoconazole, econazole etc. There is also a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
RINGWORM CONTAGIOUS: ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED YOUR COURSE OF MEDICATION, YOU WILL NO LONGER BE CONTAGIOUS.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Usually none: As long as a child's doctor is monitoring the child's progress and rechecking him every so often during treatment, no side effects are expected. With ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Ringworm: You can try Lotrimin (clotrimazole) three times a day, available over the counter.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: There is too little information for any other comment. "Ringworm" is not a medical term. Fungus in the scalp hair is very unusual after puberty. I sus ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
2 weeks: Ringworm is a commonly used term for dermatophytosis, a fungal infection of the skin. It takes about 1-2 weeks to heal, but i recommend a 2 week cours ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Fioramonti
Specializes in Family Medicine
Scalp ringworm: You can try tinactin (tolnaftate) or Nizoral cream. Ring worm in this area of the body can be hard to get rid of and you may need to get a prescriptio ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience Pediatrics
Ringworm: If the rash is ringworm (red, marginated, circumscribed, then applying local OTC Clotrimazole 1% cr (Lotrimin) can resolve over 1-2 months, takes a lo ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
16 years experience Pediatrics
Ringworm: You can try Lotrimin (clotrimazole) to see if it helps. If it doesn't then needs to be checked out, plus if it's on the scalp, the Lotrimin (clotrima ... Read More

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