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over the counter antifungal cream for ringworm

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: there are ORAL anti-fungal medications which may be more effective,,,,a Health Tap Prime consultation with a physician licensed in New Jersey or a vis ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Clotrimazole : Clotrimazole is the generic name for the over the counter cream that treats ringworm. Apply 2-3 times a day for a few weeks until the lesion disappea ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: There are several. Lotrimin & clotrimazole are easy to find. These will usually work on regular skin ringworm but nothing OTC will cure it if it i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Perhaps it's not : Athletes foot? You may want to try a different cream....which one were you using? Consider adding a topical steroid if the itching is bad...I think yo ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience in Cardiology
Fungal infection: have no bump checj with MD for infection or callous
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Naveed Mughal
34 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not fungal: Heat rash is not a fungal infection and is best treated with cool soothing oatmeal baths and applying corn starch powder before exercising or going ou ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
38 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
I am not sure: I know the pharmacists is telling you the truth because the knowledge with topical treatment is not as with knowing that taking fluconazole increases ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
A variety: Topical medications for ring worm include: lamisil, (terbinafine) mycelex, loprox, mentas & econazole.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Merrick Elias
Specializes in Dermatology
No: Assuming you have the correct diagnosis and no allergies/sensitivities to the active or inactive ingredients in the anti fungal cream, then no. It sho ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends upon site: Ringworm on the skin not involving scalp generally responds well to antifungal cream. The one involving scalp, however, requires systemic treatment f ... Read More

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