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what cream is used for ringworm

A 50-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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A 25-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 54-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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Ask pharmacist: I am not aware of what is available in your area. Best to ask pharmacist and get answer of what is available.
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Per webmd.com: "In most cases, you can treat ringworm of the skin with antifungal creams or ointments. Many are available without a prescription. Use a nonprescripti ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
CLODERM CREAM: CLODERM CREAM IS USED TO TREAT ITCHING. IT IS A MILD STEROID, A BIT STRONGER THAN CORT-AID CREAM.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Lotrimin (clotrimazole): Lotrimin (clotrimazole) is available OTC in most of US.A small amount applied to the leading edge 2X daily generally kills it.Failure to improve would ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Rosacea...: ...Is the labeled indication.
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
26 years experience Dermatology
Nystatin : Nystatin ointment is used for yeast infections. It can be used in the anal area with care under the direction of a physician.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Vanicream: Fragrance-free moisturizers like Vanicream, Cetaphil, Eucerin and Aquaphor are all good options. Uses 1-2 times per day, best time to apply is right a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Scabies: Scabies and lice.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Corticosteroid cream: There is no one best topical. Doctors on this site do not recommend specific brands but all are steroid creams.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Not lice.: Possibly to treat itching due to louse bites, but will not kill lice or nits.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Hydrocortisone val: It is used for inflammatory conditions in the skin. There are many types of Hydrocortisone and all of them have varying strengths. Your doctor will ch ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes works: Monistat can be used to treat ringworm. Sometimes it works and its very easy to get and apply. If antifungal creams don't work, you may need to see ... Read More
A 9-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
1% Hydrocortisone cr: For a child older than a few months, with mild to moderate eczema, Hydrocortisone 1% cream (use a thin coat on the rash, twice a day, for 5-10 days) i ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Athlete's foot: There are many otc creams as well as prescription meds. See your podiatrist for assistance with what will work best for you.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Topical cortisones and coal tar derivatives can be effective.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Most bleach creams..: ...Have hydroquinone as the active ingredient. Remember, though, that it is also important to apply a good broad-spectrum sunscreen lotion every day, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Many: Every patient responds differently...Aquaphor, jojoba oil, calendula are a few. I found one called "good on ya"...You can google it...May work. Arbonn ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Butenafine: The drug is recommended specifically for pityriasis rosea
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: Hydrocortisone is a topical steroid which is an anti-inflammatory agent. It can be used on inflammation of most any sort as long as the skin is not b ... Read More

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