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Ringworm healing stages
A 41-year-old member asked:
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Tinea corporis: Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a fungal infection of the skin generally characterized (intially) by a red raised round patch, followed by central cleari... Read More
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Dermatology 27 years experience
Ringworm going away: When ringworm is treated, it usually becomes less scaly and less red over several weeks. If may take 4 or more weeks to completely resolve.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Infectious Disease 34 years experience
Yes: While the infection heals, the area in question will begin to dry up and the redness will subside. It is not uncommon for skin to flake and peel as it... Read More
2.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A female asked:
Pathology 49 years experience
Virtually none: Ringworm is a superficial fungal infection and usually does not leave any marks on healing. The expanding ring shaped lesion should disappear.
For goo... Read More
836 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dermatology 57 years experience
Terbinafine: This is now cheap and very safe. Also consider why you have it. You may have an immune deficiency. You may have contacted an infected person or animal... Read More
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 27-year-old female asked:
Pathology 20 years experience
Topical Antifungal: Topical antifungal medication your safest choice.
5.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 38-year-old member asked:
Wound care 36 years experience
Itching = Healing: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body bringing healing factors to th... Read More
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dermatology 19 years experience
Depends: It really depends on the location and the medication used.
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A female asked:
Dermatology 44 years experience
Two possibilities...: Either the diagnosis is wrong or the treatment is wrong. Many over-the-counter anti-fungal creams are not effective for ringworm, despite their advert... Read More
5.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 39-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Family Medicine
Antifungal: Ketoconazole comes to mind, but depends on what is available in your country. Check with your pharmacy or Doctor in your country. In the US pharmacies... Read More
412 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 34-year-old member asked:
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Topicals include:: Topical medications for ring worm include: lamisil, (terbinafine) mycelex, loprox, mentas & econazole.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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