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A 42-year-old member asked:

Of the three, lotrimin, lamisil (terbinafine) and micatin, which is the best for treating scalp fungus?

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Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Tinea capitis: If the fungal infection is more widespread and deeper, you may need to take oral antifungals. I have found that for tinea capitis topical antifungals usually do not help and so i usually tend to prescribe oral antifungal instead of wasting time during which time the infection will spread further.
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