A 51-year-old member asked:
If my daughter doesn't have ringworm, why does the doctor say she needs to continue with griseofulvin?
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Pediatrics 18 years experience
Fungal infection: Griseofulvin is an antifungal medication that is used to treat resistant fungal infections and especially frequently used for tinea capitus (kerion) - which is a fungal infection in the hair or scalp. There may be associated hair loss or brittle hair with this type of infection. If you need further information, please request virtual consult.
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Last updated Apr 23, 2015
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