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Is ringworm medicine available over the counter?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes, available: Ringworm (tinea corporis fungal skin infection) can be treated with an over-the-counter anti-fungal cream such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) af, which is also available in generic form.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 28 years experience
Yes: Ringworm is caused by tinea or fungus. Many topical antifungal creams are available over the counter such as clotrimazole, ketoconazole, and terbinafine.

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What is the best over-the-counter medicine to treat ringworm?

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Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Chlortrimzol: Chlortrimazol is an over the counter treatment for both candida (yeast) and dermatophyte (fungal) infections such as ringworm. Use it twice a day to clean skin. If not resolved in a week seek a medical opion.

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