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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
29 years experience Dermatology
Rash: A number of conditions can cause a circular rash including eczema (nummular type) , ringworm, etc. . Eczema often responds to moisturizers and a cort ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
RINGWORM CONTAGIOUS: ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED YOUR COURSE OF MEDICATION, YOU WILL NO LONGER BE CONTAGIOUS.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
18 years experience Dermatology
"azole" antifungals: Ringworm is usually treated with different types of "azole" antifungal medicines. These are miconazole, ketoconazole, econazole etc. There is also a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Usually none: As long as a child's doctor is monitoring the child's progress and rechecking him every so often during treatment, no side effects are expected. With ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
18 years experience Family Medicine
Ringworm: You can try Lotrimin (clotrimazole) three times a day, available over the counter.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
44 years experience Pediatrics
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
17 years experience Pediatrics
Ringworm: You can try Lotrimin (clotrimazole) to see if it helps. If it doesn't then needs to be checked out, plus if it's on the scalp, the Lotrimin (clotrima ... Read More
A 14-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

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