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A 32-year-old member 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

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
If lotrimine is...: ...Not working for a ringworm-like rash, it may not be ringworm: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000833.Htm you might want to se ... Read More
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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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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Psoriasis: I think this could be a ring worm but it is just as likely to be the common skin condition known as psoriasis. Your family physician should be able t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Some thoughts: The proper medications for a problem seldom work if the diagnosis is not accurate. Many differing skin problems can have a similar appearance. I would ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
18 years experience Dermatology
Eczema: What you are describing sounds like eczema or an allergic contact dermatitis to nickel. Sometimes the nickel found in the metal snaps on jeans will c ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Ring worm: Ring worm is a fungal infection which should be treated and diagnosed by primary care physician
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
43 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: chances are that it is not ringworm. There are other conditions such as lupus, seborrhea, contact dermatitis, erythema migrans, pitryasis, psoarisis a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
JOCK ITCH IN KNEE?: JOCK ITCH OCCURS IN THE GROIN, NOT IN THE KNEE. JOCK ITCH IS A FUNGAL INFECTION, LIKE ATHLETE'S FOOT. ANY OVER THE COUNTER RINGWORM MEDICATIONS CAN BE ... Read More
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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ring worm: If the rash responded to an antifinugal sounds like it is fungal infection. You may need a cream with higher potency. Talk to your provider. .
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Dermatologist or : Family medicine/internist should be able to prescribe medication for ringworm. If you are sure of the diagnosis, ringworm on the body generally respon ... Read More

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