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What cream do I use to treat skin fungal on my shoulders

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Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
SEVERAL OTC: First, are you sure it's 'ring worm' (fungal infection)? Tinea corporis (skin fungus) is a superficial dermatophyte infection. Several over-the-count ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Dermatology: You need a full dermatolgy evaluation.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes.: Most of the commercial antifungal creams do a pretty good job of treating many superficial fungal infections. However, creams cannot reach deeper infe ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Skin Irritation: Anti fungal creams do not treat inflammation. You need to use a mild cortisone cream like Hydrocortisone or the prescription Cloderm or Locoid (hydroc ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Well clotrimazole: is safe to use, but it is important to use correct topicals for specific disorder. So if you have candidal infections, and certain other fungi it will ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Time/lightening crea: The dark patches left over from your infection should lighten over time. If you are interested in lightening these area, use a dermatologically tested ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
Moisturizers: with or without low dose hydrocortisone will probably be more helpful than an antifungal cream, unless you actually have a fungal infection. Mixtures ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Follow instructions.: Your physician is the one you need to ask since he has already examined you and prescribed the medications. It is impossible to second-guess.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Groin rash: I still would try applying a cream like mycolog which combines an antifungal with a corticosteroid. Also it's important to avoid tight fitting jeans o ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Clotrimazole is an anti-fungal that is available over the counter in the US.If available in your local it can be applied 2X/d to skin fungal infection ... Read More
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