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Can I purchase an over the counter cream to treat ringworm?

Can I purchase an over the counter 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

Dr. Ritu Saini
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Trichophyton (Definition)

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


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Are there other things to treat ringworm other than antifungal cream?

Depends upon site: Ringworm on the skin not involving scalp generally responds well to antifungal cream. The one involving scalp, however, requires systemic treatment for long period, e.g. Griseofulvin. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Use creams: What anti fungal medication were you taking for a skin infection?? I suggest using Rx anti fungal cream and consulting with your physician. Certainly, continue to monitor your liver function ...Read more

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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

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1 clotrimazole cream takes days to treat ringworm?

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A few weeks: Use it for a few weeks until you can't see the ringworm and continue another 1 week after that. It will also depend on how big the rash/es is/are. ...Read more

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Clotrimazole cream 1 not working what else can treat ringworm?

See your primary: Care doctor or a dermatologist. You may need a prescription cream. They can also confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! Will nystatin cream be used to treat ringworm?

See below: Should work. However, there are cheaper and non-toxic preparations available. ...Read more

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Can miconazole nirate 2% vaginal antifungal cream can be used to treat ringworm on the skin between breasts too?

Can miconazole nirate 2% vaginal antifungal cream can be used to treat ringworm on the skin between breasts too?

Yes.: Miconazole will work on regular skin as well, as long as the rash you are treating really is a ringworm. If it doesn't work, something else is going on, and you should see your doctor or a dermatologist to find out what it is. ...Read more

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Can I apply fusidic acid cream to treat paronychia without pus?

Can I apply fusidic acid cream to treat paronychia without pus?

NO: It should be used in combination with gentamicin otherwise you promote the development of resistant bacteria. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the name of an effective cream that can be used to treat ringworms?

Can you tell me the name of an effective cream that can be used to treat ringworms?

See below: Please consult the link given below and pick one that is readily available. If you do not see a good response in a week, consult your doctor.
http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm-of-the-skin-medications
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What is the strongest OTC cream for ringworm?

What is the strongest OTC cream for ringworm?

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

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What's the strongest ringworm cream that I could buy?

What's the strongest ringworm cream that I could buy?

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

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Is ringworm treatable with natural products such as mangosteen or nutmeg powder?

Is ringworm treatable with natural products such as mangosteen or nutmeg powder?

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

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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

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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?

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

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What are the creams for ringworm?

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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What is the best cream to get for ringworm?

Ringworm is : A fungus. You can try any over the counter antifungal cream. ...Read more

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How to remove ringworm to my entire body. What creams can I use?

See a dermatologist: Begin with a correct diagnosis. "Ringworm" is not a diagnosis. If you actually have fungus on your entire body----very unlikely------you need to find out how & why this happened. Then your dr will treat you. ...Read more

Dr. Subir Mitra
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Ringworm (Definition)

A superficial fungal infection (dermatophytosis) of the arms and legs. The same appearances of ringworm may also occur on the scalp (tinea capitis), beard area (tinea ...Read more