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A 41-year-old member asked:

How to get rid of ringworm on a child?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Topical antifungals: There are numerous antifungal creams available. Let your doctor prescribe.
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 27 years experience
2% clotrimasole: You can use a clotrimasole cream or ointment, the stronger 2% prescription is available by prescription by a physician. 1% otc clotrimasole will work, but may take longer.
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A 46-year-old member asked:

How does one get rid of ringworm?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Antifungals: With topical or oral antifungal drugs.
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A 34-year-old member asked:

What to do for you to get rid of ringworm?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Tinea corporis: Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a fungal infection of the skin generally characterized (intially) by a red raised round patch, followed by central clearing and an advancing border. Treatment is with topical antifungals. Patches that have been treated and healing may have a temporary brown discoloration.
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