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Foban Cream To Treat Ringworm
Clotrimazole : Topical Cream, see if that can be purchased OTC in your area, read the labels carefully, if no improvement, you ought to see your doctor / dermatologist, good luck ...Read more
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 ringworm and was treated last sunday for it. I been using the creams and benydrl. It's been almost a week and its spreading everywhere.
Contact the Doctor: Your treatment is not working. Please stop the treatment and contact your physician. ...Read more
I have ringworm and am using antifungal cream. What else can be done to treat it? It's getting biggerafter a week.
Hello. I'm being treated for ringworm, have had many creams and also tablets, Tablet did start to work but had to stop(Liver), Is it my immune.
Both cat and I have ringworm and being treated with topical creams. But my ringworm continues to spread, including on areas covered by clothes. Help?
Unusual: Your problem may not be ringworm but from something in your clothing if the only involved area is covered by your clothing. New clothing may have been treated with formaldehyde which you may have problem with or it may be from your laundry detergent / anti-static agent. Make sure that you're washing machine is rinsing correctly. See dermatologist if problem continues. ...Read more
See your primary: Care doctor or a dermatologist. You may need a prescription cream. They can also confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with ringworm, do I need to wash my clothes daily? I have antifungal cream to treat the ringworm, I forgot to ask if I should wash clothes that touch the affected area everytime after I wear them.
I : I would recommend that you bathe daily and wash your clothes that are exposed and wear fresh clothing daily. I hope that helps! ...Read more
Can you use terbinafine hydrochloride to treat a ringworm of the body (tinea corporis) and if so how many times a day should you apply the cream?
Fungal Treatments: Yes. Twice a day. If it does not get any better than a physician should examine it. ...Read more
Yes: It is a recommended med for ring worm. ...Read more
Why butenafine is not listed as topical cream for treating ringworm?does it treat the right kind of fungus which is on chest rash?
See below: Should work. However, there are cheaper and non-toxic preparations available. ...Read more
Can miconazole nirate 2% vaginal antifungal cream can be used to treat ringworm on the skin between breasts too?
Can micronazole nirate 2% vaginal antifungal cream can be used to treat ringworm between breasts too? It stopped being red, itchy but still in healing
Yes: Miconazole is an appropriate anti-fungal medication for the treatment of fungal infections. ...Read more
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They are similar: There are several available--lamisil, lotrimin, tinactin (tolnaftate) etc. Are similar in efficacy. You don't really need strong, just have to be the right medicine. The strength available are appropropriate/adequate to treat commom skin fungal/ringworm infections--just use as directed by their instructions. If not better in about 2 wks, consult doc for proper diagnosis/treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
They are similar: There are several available--lamisil, lotrimin, tinactin (tolnaftate) etc. Are similar in efficacy. You don't really need strong, just have to be the right medicine. The strength available are appropropriate/adequate to treat commom skin fungal/ringworm infections (not beard/scalp areas). If not better in about 2 wks, consult doc for proper diagnosis/treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
Tea Tree Oil: I'm not sure about mangosteen or nutmeg powder for ringworm, but tea tree oil has been shown to help cure athlete's foot nearly as well as a prescription cream. You'd want to apply it twice daily for at least 2 weeks and be sure to keep the skin clean and dry. I would only try this on the body or feet for a few weeks, not the scalp; if not better, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Should I wash my ringworm often keep it fresh? And any other cream that's good besides ketoconazole?
Many options: Here in the states, there are many anti-fungal options available w/o prescription. I don't know about brazil which is where your post listed you. Wash ; dry prior to applying your anti-fungal cream. Talk to your family doc if the rash doesn't go away after a week or so. Keep the area dry between applications of anti-fungal cream. ...Read more
My Ringworm's won't permanently leave. Even applying creams, it will leave, but then come back. Why does it do this and what can I do?
Resistance: The cream you are using may not be effective or you are still being exposed to the origin of the ring worm. Make sure your friends or partner do not have similar lesions, take a shower immediately after exercise. You may need to have your doctor take a look as it may not be ringworm ...Read more
I have a break out of ringworm that is spreading all over my upper body. The cream prescribed to me is not working, but actually worsening it. Help!?
Either wrong : Diagnosis or wrong prescription. You need to be re-evaluated by your physician or be seen by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Antigungal creams: There are many over-the -counter creams for fungal infections. The difficulty lies in deciding if the "rash" you have is caused by a fungus. While they certainly can't hurt you if you are wrong, occasionally they will cause a contact dermatitis, further complicating the diagnosis. ...Read more
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