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what cream to use on ringworm

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

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A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Lamisil (terbinafine): Please consult this site for suggestions for over the counter medications for ringworm. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm- ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: If a good medication does not help the problem the diagnosis may be wrong. When it treats a ringworm it does not get smaller, the skin disruption just ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: was thinking mycostatin--good for yeast but not ringworm. Monistat is effective against both
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This medication: may be used for ringworm.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
It can work: Applied 2X daily to the affected area it can kill off the fungus that causes ringworm, which also causes jock itch. Lotramin is another OTC product th ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not draining: Lotrimin (clotrimazole) is sold over-the-counter without needing a prescription, for treatment of mild ringworm on the skin (Tinea corporis). It is no ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Wrong cream?: Show this to a doctor and make sure you are treating it correctly.
A member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Clotrimazole: Sure. It's a good anti-fungal. If it's really ringworm, you should get a good result.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Ringworm: It is unlikely that tea tree oil will have very much effect, but if you want to try it, it should not be deleterious. Good luck.
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