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Fresno, CA
A 18-year-old male asked:

Ringworm. i have had ringworm for almost 5 years now. i went to the doctor already and i got a cream and pills but won't go away.

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Psoriasis: If your pills are not curing your ringworm it is very unlikely you have ringworm. The more common and persistent problem is called psoriasis.
Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 42 years experience
another possibility is eczema
Nov 16, 2013

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