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Does Syphilis Look Like A Ring Worm
Rashes on penis which comes and go.Feels like worms crawling inside. Test shows negative for both syphilis and gorno. Any good medication?
Urology: If you are experiencing sensations inside your penis and you have been having unprotected sexual contact, you should see a urologist and get it checked. You may need cystoscope: a small scope inserted into the tip of your penis- the price of unprotected sex. ...Read more
See doctor: A doctor would need to see the spots to try to diagnose them ...Read more
What other skin rashes look like ring worm? Will lotrimin (clotrimazole) work on those other rashes too?
I have a spot on my breast that I told was a ring worm...it don't look like one I have ever seen.,.it is very painful my while niple and breast hurts?
Spot: You should see your doctor immediately for evaluation ...Read more
I have areas that "look" like ring worm but are already on my chest and neck. The larger spots are a bit scaly. Antifungal cream is not working?
Viral rash: it will take 1 to 2 wks to resolve ...Read more
I have what looks like a ring worm outbreak on my body but it not rings worms and they itch very badly at times and it looks like its spreading do you?
I have something that looks like a ring worm in my butt crack area it itches and is very uncomfortable What is this ?
My boyfriend is a bigger guy when he sweats and when his legs rub he gets ichy bumps and some around his pants line look almost like a ring worm???
Can the emergence room do anything about a ring worm i've been useing cream but it doesn't seem like its getting better looks like it's spreading?
Yes: If you have a rash that is not responding to current treatment it would be wise to have it evaluated by a healthcare provider. If the rash is ring worm (fungus) then it may take a while to respond to topical anti-fungal cream treatment. It may take weeks to fully resolve but should at least start to improve and stop spreading early in treatment (about 7-10 days). ...Read more
Apply topical antifungal medications to the lesion itself and 1 inch beyond its border twice daily for a minimum of two weeks, and at least one week after it goes away. Keep the infected area clean and dry. Over-the-counter medications available at the drugstore include:
miconazole 2% (monistat-derm, lotrimin (clotrimazole) af powder, lotrimin (clotrimazole) af powder spray, lotrimin (clotrimazole) af liquid spray, and micatin);lamisil. ...Read more
Possibly: "Ring worm" is a common lay term for a fungal infection of the skin. Spores from the fungus are acquired by contact with a source; including animals,humans,or the environment. Once they get on your skin, they live on the surface old skin and tend to spread in a ring. The spores can be shed and acquired or pass by direct contact. Treatment cuts down on spore production and ability to spread. ...Read more
Fungal spores: Ringworm is so named for the ring like changes produced when the fungal spore eats the top layer of skin cells & moves outward from the primary site in a ring, like ripples in a pond.The fungi are opportunity seekers that exist in dirt, on animals or people. Their spores (seeds) come in contact with the skin & settle into the top layer & grow. They are common in kids. ...Read more
Get reevaluated : It is possible that if it is definitely ringworm the fungus is resistant to the cream that was prescribed so you might need an alternative medication. It could also be that the rash is very similar to ringworm and it is not so you might need another type of medication. I suggest you follow up with your PCP or Dermatologist on this. ...Read more
My friend has a red ring at different locations on her body. The ring is empty. Is it also ring worm?
Ringworm: A round red bordered rash sounds like ringworm. Just a reminder this is not truly a worm but is a fungal infection. This can happen at multiple sites but should not hurt or itch very much. If it is swollen or very itchy it might also be hives or an immune reaction. Responding to treatment with an anti fungal cream will confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
He has ring worm only after coming to USA from India. it becomes a big circle day by day. What to do?
Other than going to the dr what can I do about a ring worm from home my daughter has one and i really have to?
OTC cream: You can try an over the counter anti fungal cream twice a day for a few weeks and see if the lesion resolves .If it does not then i would see a doctor. ...Read more
So I have a small circle on my back and it's purple it doesn't itch or look dry at all.. Could it be a ring worm?
Needs to be seen: get an evaluation by your doctor. it's hard to say without seen. Best! ...Read more
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