A 14-year-old female asked:
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what over-the-counter oral medication can help with ringworm on scalp?

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Dr. Jerry Fioramonti
Specializes in Family Medicine
Scalp ringworm: You can try tinactin (tolnaftate) or Nizoral cream. Ring worm in this area of the body can be hard to get rid of and you may need to get a prescription from you doctor if those are not working.
Answered on Apr 28, 2019

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