A 47-year-old member asked:
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Will lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra for athlete's foot cure ringworm?

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Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience in Podiatry
Probably: But like i just told another poster, fungal spores live for 30 days and do not wash out or are killed in the drier. So you need to keep treating the area for at least 30 days to prevent the fungus from returning (unless you're a fun-guy).
Answered on Mar 8, 2019
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