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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lerato Masemola
Specializes in General Practice
Need a topical cream: Depending on how deep/ thick the ring worm is, and how long you have had it for, you need an antifungal cream and maybe even antifungal tablets. Have ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
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
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Wrong question: "Ringworm" is not a medical term. Fungus??? Are you sure??? How did it get there? From an animal or person? Effective therapy depends on exact diagnos ... Read More
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
See a dermatologist: you need a prescription shampoo called nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo you use 2-3 times a week regular shampoo between. see a skin doctor ,
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A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiro Kiguchi
10 years experience Pediatrics
Continue treatment: The fungus that causes ringworm can be stubborn, so continue to use the Lamisil (terbinafine) ointment until the lesion disappears and then a couple o ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Rashes: Rashes are tough if not impossible to diagnose over the computer. Your best advice is to see a Doctor to look at the rash and get it properly diagnos ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
44 years experience Pediatrics
Ringworm: OTC Clotrimazole or lotrimin cream 1% treats this nicely as a fungal infection 3x/d over 1-2 months (is slow-growing and takes awhile to resolve).
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Clotrimazole: Sure. It's a good anti-fungal. If it's really ringworm, you should get a good result.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
22 years experience Dermatology
This : This is quite a challenge to answer without a picture. Feel free to read more about ringworm and rashes on the links below. I would recommend you se ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Tinea capitis: For fungus in head area, topical ( anti- fungal shampoo) and oral anti- fungals are needed. None are available otc. Need prescription for both.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Ringworm: Ringworm of the scalp can be the same as fungus affecting the body
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
A little bit: His pediatrician can evaluate and may refer to a dermatologist. If truly scalp ringworm, a patient would need oral antifungal medication. As long as a ... Read More

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