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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Trina capitis: Treat it with OTC ring worm meds. If so response see Dr.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Tinea capitis: Tinea capitis is caused by a fungal infection of the scalp/roots of the hair. There are a number of different 'germs' that can do this. A doctor shoul ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Usually will grow: Back once the infection is cleared up.
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
It should: But may be slow in return compared to growing out a short haircut.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
17 years experience Podiatry
Dermatophytes: T rubrum ort mentogrohpytes.
A female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Follow OTC directions on box or a doctors prescriptions for best outcome. You can always do your own thing with OTC pharmacy meds. They are safe to us ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margaret Mann
18 years experience Dermatology
Absolutely not!: While both mushrooms and ringworm are called fungus, they at very different indeed. Ringworm or tinea are consider dermatophytes which means they are ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Wash hands: Ring worm is not that contagious. You were exposed to it before your husband realized that he had ringworm. Wash your hands with soap after you apply ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Condon Hughes
40 years experience Dermatopathology
Medication: See your dermatologist for anti-fungal medication.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Fungal Treatments: Yes. Twice a day. If it does not get any better then a physician should examine it.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Stubborn...: Unfortunately, the skin of the scalp is particularly stubborn and most of the time requires oral medication for weeks to months to clear up tinea. It ... Read More
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