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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
OTC meds: At least here in the USA there are OTC anti-fungal creams like clotrimazole & lotramin available to the public. If these are available where you ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. F: If over the counter fungal medication does not resolve the matter in 7-10 days, see a doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. Wish you and your d ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pityriasis rosea: It may not bee ringworm, see a dermatologist, it may be a very benign condition called pityriasis rosea and it should subside on its own.
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kudus Akinde
18 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly ringworm: You should have it visually inspected. You can request an appointment with me for an evaluation.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Ringworm: Ringworm formed on your chest mlay have been a herald patch seen in pityriasis rosea. The rash may last 6-8 weeks.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
It could be but: this really can't be diagnosed without seeing it. We don't have the capability of looking at photos on this part of the site. I would recommend you ei ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jelinek
38 years experience Infectious Disease
See your physician.: Spreading skin lesions can be effectively treated once the cause has been determined. Your physician may be able to diagnose your rash with just a qui ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stefania Lima
8 years experience Pediatrics
Make sure it is it: Sometimes it might take a week or 2 for those lesions to disappear, but make sure you have the correct diagnosis by visiting your primary care doctor. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Wash it: Washing yourself, even with a ring worm area should not spread the infection.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to tell: You history is too vague to get an answer. If you had been using an anti-fungal cream yet the "ringworm" continued to spread, then it is not ringworm. ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Cirino
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Specific creams: For the most part, for typical "ringworm" or tinea corporis infections, which are usually caused by Trichophyton group. Other fungal skin infections ... Read More
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