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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 72 years experience
RINGWORM CONTAGIOUS: ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED YOUR COURSE OF MEDICATION, YOU WILL NO LONGER BE CONTAGIOUS.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Ringworm: You can try Lotrimin (clotrimazole) three times a day, available over the counter.
A member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
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
Family Medicine 24 years experience
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
A 34-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
Pediatrics 45 years experience
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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Don't know: Here are some inexpensive meds. I don't know a non-med route.Otc meds include: lotrimin, micatin, micaderm, Lamisil at and tinactin (tolnaftate)..
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology 16 years experience
Not likely: Meaning you took oral antifungal medicine for ringworm, but it turns out you had pityriasis rosea? Short courses of oral antifungals are generally ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
Ophthalmology 59 years experience
Griseofulvin : I am surprised you are given Ketoconazol. It is the last one to use due to serious side effects even liver failure! Depending on the site of the ring... Read More

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