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A 29-year-old female asked:

How is scalp ringworm treated during pregnancy? is it untreatable until after birth? unwashed infected clothes were thrown in dryer instead of washer by mistake. worried spores will transfer to pillowcases/hair towels and infect scalp. is it possible?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
You can be treated with cream, lotion or shampoo. The dryer heat should be able to kill the fungus on your clothes or bedding materials.
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