U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 35-year-old member asked:

Will the antifungal cream for athletes foot work on ringworm of the body ?

1 doctor answer6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joseph Newman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Likely: The fungus that causes athletes foot is often the same found in the body, groin and scalp. Follow the directions as indicated on the label for the prescribed time period. If it does not work, or your symptoms worsen seek medical attention.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Nov 27, 2017

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.