A 31-year-old female asked:
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does bluestar ointment work to treat ringworm?

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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Claims to....: The active ingredient in Blue Star is Camphor 1.24% - claims are made it treats a variety of things. However, it does not contain any FDA approved antifungal medications and specifically states if not effective after 5 days to consult your MD. Consider other OTC meds - like athlete foot cream lotrimen - for suspected ringworms. Always check with your MD for any rash not responding to OTC products.
Answered on Sep 1, 2015
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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
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If you've already tried lotrimen then please consider seeing MD (per thank you note) as it's time for a trained MD to make sure this is ringworm. Some other rashes may look just like a fungal infection but need a different treatment.
Sep 1, 2015

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