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what does ringworm look like when it s healing

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Tinea corporis: Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a fungal infection of the skin generally characterized (intially) by a red raised round patch, followed by central cleari ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
27 years experience Dermatology
Ringworm going away: When ringworm is treated, it usually becomes less scaly and less red over several weeks. If may take 4 or more weeks to completely resolve.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Ring worm: Google ringworm healing and look at images.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Skin gets lighter: While the skin is healing after a fungal infection, as the redness goes away the skin may be lighter than the rest of your normal skin. Protected from ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Should be cleared up: It should be cleared up after five weeks of treatment. If not improved or resolved it may have been something else or the treatment was not successfu ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Options: Symptoms of ringworm include scaly, red patches of skin that itches and may blister. It may be a red circle with a center of normal skin (which is wh ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Ringworm: If properly diagnosed and treated, ringworm of the hand should be completely resolved by 5 weeks. At worse there might be some residual faint pink tin ... Read More
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A 10-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Evaluation: It's very important to see it to make a diagnosis. Are you sure it was not a tick bite? Since it is not healing, please get him evaluated by a doctor. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Green
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Keep treating....: Ring worm is a fungus... It is characterized by rough reddish leading edges with centralized soft flaky interior. Keep treating it for now. A decre ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Ringworm flakes: Usually growing

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