A 39-year-old female asked:
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whats is the best oral treatment for ringworm?

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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Antifungal: Ketoconazole comes to mind, but depends on what is available in your country. Check with your pharmacy or Doctor in your country. In the US pharmacies are very helpful in giving patients information about prescription medications and literature.
Answered on Jan 23, 2018
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
Lamisil or grispeg: see derm to be followed if given either of these meds
Answered on Jan 23, 2018

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Topical medication: Topical meds are usually effective and oral are stressful to the yong liver and are not recommended.

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