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whats the best way to get rid of ring worms?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Ring worms are fungal infections of the skin. They are usually round or irregularly round with a central clearing and a heaped up spreading border. They itch. Small ones can be treated with over the counter terbinafine for a minimum of 2 weeks twice a day. Larger ones and more resistant ones may require an oral medication (same one) or Griseofulvin for a month or more. See pcp or derm if ?
Answered on Aug 9, 2017
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Dr. Robert Peppercorn
42 years experience Dermatology
Ringworm: Try over the counter Miconazole cream. If that does not work, see a dermatologist.
Answered on Aug 22, 2018

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