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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Wilhelmi
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Itching: Eczema is common caused by contact allergens (gloves, wetness, fur) and causes inflammation which is itchy. The areas you are referring to might have ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
No!: Antifungal creams should not be painful when applied to fungal infections.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No clue: This HT site does not allow us to view any uploads, pictures. labs etc. We only get to see what you describe in words with your post. At this point th ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a dermatologist: If this does not promptly clear up with the treatment you are using you should let a doctor see this and treat it appropriately. Good luck.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Possibilities: These can be yeast, which should respond to OTC anti-fungals. They can also be Group A streptococcus, better known for causing strep throat. It may be ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
At this point: medical evaluation to verify the cause would be helpful. Take care.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It is difficult to: properly diagnose and treat skin issues over the internet since we cannot see the areas of concern. What you think is ringworm may be something else. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can look at rash: Rashes are hard to describe in words. A doctor has to look at a rash (video may suffice) to see what it might be. Very unusual rashes might need a ski ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Antibiotics kill : Bacteria. Ringworm is a fungus so you would want to preferably use an antifungal agent. Fungus is typically not painful. It may be itchy but not painf ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Ringworm: Ringworm is the common or lay term for a common superficial infection of the skin caused by a fungus (actually several types of fungus). It's name com ... Read More
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