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What is used to treat ringworm

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Lio
Dermatology 20 years experience
Tea Tree Oil: I'm not sure about mangosteen or nutmeg powder for ringworm, but tea tree oil has been shown to help cure athlete's foot nearly as well as a prescript... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Get evaluated: Neither eczema or ringworm will affect the eyeball itself. The skin of the lids may have such a process & treatment would be similar to those of t... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Agree with Dr. F: You may try an over the counter treatment like Lotrimin. If it does not resolve the matter in a week or so, see a dermatologist. Have a healthy diet, ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Ring worm: Tinea corporis (ring worm) is a fungal infection, and there are several over the counter medications/creams that my help. Calamine lotion is drying a... Read More
Dr. Marlene Wust-smith
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Clotrimazole: Calamine may help ringworm (Tinea Corporis) but this skin condition is best treated by clotrimazole, sold over the counter as Lotrimin and other brand... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
Dermatology 49 years experience
Using topical steroi: No. You need any antifungal substance to treat through ringworm. The problem is that only rarely is the diagnosis accurately made with the scraping an... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 60 years experience
See below: Should work. However there are cheaper and non toxic preparations available.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Yes.: Miconazole will work on regular skin as well, as long as the rash you are treating really is a ringworm. If it doesn't work, something else is going o... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Yes: Miconazole is an appropriate anti-fungal medication for the treatment of fungal infections.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Antifungals: With topical antifungal creams or oral antifungal drugs.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Ringworm : Ringworm is usually treated with either over-the-counter or prescription antifungal creams for 7-14 days. Resistant or extensive cases warrant prescr... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Over the counter: Anti fungal creams such as clotrimazole are available over the counter. Apply 3 times daily until rash resolves and then continue for another 4 days. ... Read More

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