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how do i get rid of ringworm?

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Dr. Mazen Kherallah
Infectious Disease 34 years experience
Antifungals: Ringworm can be successfully treated with antifungal medications used either topically or orally. You may send an inbox consultation on healthtap to a doctor in your area!
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Ring Worm: Ringworm is a common fungal skin infection otherwise known as tinea. Ringworm most commonly affects the skin on the body (tinea corporis), the scalp (tinea capitis), the feet (tinea pedis, or athlete's foot), or the groin (tinea cruris, or jock itch). http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/ss/slideshow-ringworm

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A 45-year-old member asked:

I have ringworm how to get rid of?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
Topical antifungals: Apply a topical antifungal treatment that you can buy over the counter to the involved skin several times a day until 1 week after the rash has resolved. You can use the same treatments that are used for athlete's foot.
A 46-year-old member asked:

How does one get rid of ringworm?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Antifungals: With topical or oral antifungal drugs.
A 32-year-old member asked:

Does selson blue get rid of ringworm?

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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
No: Need an anti-fungal.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What to do for you to get rid of ringworm?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Tinea corporis: Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a fungal infection of the skin generally characterized (intially) by a red raised round patch, followed by central clearing and an advancing border. Treatment is with topical antifungals. Patches that have been treated and healing may have a temporary brown discoloration.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What is the easiest way to get rid of ringworm?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Ringworm: Topical antifungal medications are usually fine for mild skin infections. More severe infections may require several weeks of of oral antifungal medications.

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