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Can Ringworm Not Itch
Eczema or fungus: Ringworm is a fungal condition characterised by itchy, red, scaly, inflamed circles that spread outwards leaving pale skin in the center. The appearance is not unlike the healing lesion of nummular (discoid) eczema.Nummular eczema features stubborn red, inflamed, scaly coin shaped lesions which in the recovery phase heal from the inside out leaving reddened rings with a pale center. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trichophyton is one of the common types of fungus that can infect the skin, called a "dermatophyte". It can cause ringworm of the skin (such as athlete's foot or jock itch) or of the scalp. It is usually diagnosed with a scraping of the skin and can be treated with topical medications if on the skin, or oral medicines if involving ...Read more
I have this rash that looks like a ringworm but it's not and it itches also its an oval shape what could this be?
Pruritic skin rashes: Based on your age and description, the most common skin rash that are red, itch, and scaly is atopic dermatitis. Psoriasis could be similar but it is not as itchy. Either case, you can try to apply otc Hydrocortisone cream to the lesions a few times a day plus moisturizer generously to always keep your skin moist. If it does not improve or not completely resolve, you would need to see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I was diagnosed with ringworm and the selenium lotion didn't clean up my light patches since I'm black, and my skin still itches. What should I do?
Lotrimin (clotrimazole): or generic clotrmazole.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a rash on my upper back. I've had it for about 3-4 weeks now & we treated it as ringworm. It has not gone away and itches at times. ?
Needs to be checked : We do not have enough information to tell you what this rash is without checking itWe don't know what cream you used. But you say it is not going away . I suggest you have it checked by your Promary Care Doctor or a Dermatologist so it can be diagnosed and treated appropriately ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ringworm is in my nose 2.spreading like crazy after treating it . For 2weeks and it itches so bad. If it itches does it mean it's spreading ??
Ringworm: In general, I would normally tell a patient that if rigworm itches it does not definitely mean it is spreading ...Read more
When ringworm on chest will go away?it has been on the skin for 6 days and still itches even if i put clotrimazole on it.
Treated what thought ringworm for 5 months with 5 dif meds. Rx fluconazole 5 weeks, not going away, still itches, new spots. Fungal? Docs refused test
Stop fooling around: See a dermatologist. Stop consulting amateursGet a more detailed answer ›
I have rheumatoid arthritis and when I have a flare up I get a rash on my left side near my bra line that looks like ringworm and itches. ?
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