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what is the best lotion for the treatment of ring worms

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Topical antifungals: Apply a topical antifungal treatment that you can buy over the counter to the involved skin several times a day until 1 week after the rash has resolv ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Ring worms are fungal infections of the skin. They are usually round or irregularly round with a central clearing and a heaped up spreading border. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Javed Hussain
35 years experience Pediatrics
Oral,yes: Ringworm are usually treated with topical antifungal medicine like cream, sprays and gels. There are different types of topical antifungal you can cho ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadu Tuakli
40 years experience Family Medicine
Amlactin: Shea butter can be helpful too. If its not too bad i recommend lubriderm as a regular lotion.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Wet wrap: You need to use a thick ointment such as vaseline and wrap it with wet gauze then dry gauze and leave it overnight and repeat nightly until skin start ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
The thick or dead: Skin should be removed. This is best done by a podiatrist. If you don't have insurance consider a pedegg available at a drugstore. I like the high con ... Read More
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A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Calamine lotion will aggravate eczema. It drys the skin. A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile have the child soak for a long time in a warm bath. ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Veterinary : Is this for you or your dog.?
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Antifungal: Ketoconazole comes to mind, but depends on what is available in your country. Check with your pharmacy or Doctor in your country. In the US pharmacies ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Refer to Grisofulvin: Refer to my answer with the "short answer" being grisofulvin.
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