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what is used to treat ringworm

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Lio
Dr. Peter Lio answered
19 years experience Dermatology
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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 10-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
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
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
59 years experience General Practice
See below: Should work. However there are cheaper and non toxic preparations available.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
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
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Miconazole is an appropriate anti-fungal medication for the treatment of fungal infections.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
42 years experience Pediatrics
Lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream: If the ringworm is on your skin or your child's skin, you may get lotrimin, (clotrimazole) which is over the counter in the drugstore. If the ring wor ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Antifungals: With topical antifungal creams or oral antifungal drugs.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
42 years experience Pediatrics
See the doctor!: Rash has to be looked at and if it is ringworm your baby's doctor will prescribe anti fungal cream
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