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what cream can be used for ringworm

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes.: Miconazole will work on regular skin as well, as long as the rash you are treating really is a ringworm. If it doesn't work, something else is going o ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Miconazole is an appropriate anti-fungal medication for the treatment of fungal infections.
Dr. Peterson Pierre
23 years experience Dermatology
Yes it can: You can certainly use the same cream to treat ringworm in other areas, assuming it is ringworm.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Ringworm: Anti fungal such as Oxistat lotrimin spectazole (econazole).
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Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Antigungal creams: There are many over-the -counter creams for fungal infections. The difficulty lies in deciding if the "rash" you have is caused by a fungus. While the ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Lamisil (terbinafine): Please consult this site for more info on this topic. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm-of-the-skin-medications
A female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
They are similar: There are several available--lamisil, lotrimin, tinactin (tolnaftate) etc..Are similar in efficacy. You don't really need strong, just have to be the ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
They are similar: There are several available--lamisil, lotrimin, tinactin (tolnaftate) etc..Are similar in efficacy. You don't really need strong, just have to be the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Begin with a correct diagnosis. "ringworm" is not a diagnosis. If you actually have fungus on your entire body----very unlikely------you need to find ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Multiple tinea: When the treatment of multiple or recurrrent ringworm lesions becomes difficult to treat with topical medications, oral antifungals may be indicated. ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Get reevaluated: Recurrent fungal skin infections (ringworm is a fungal infection, not a parasitic infection) may be a sign of a problem with your immune system. See y ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
4 - 6 weeks: Don't cover it. Fungus thrives in warm and moist conditions, so cool and dry is best.
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