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How Do I Remove Ringworm On My Thigh
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
Topical anti-fungal: Ringworm is actually a fungal skin infection- not a parasitic infection. Therefore, depending on the size and extent of the infection, one can first try an over-the-counter anti-fungal creme. If in doubt, see your doctor to determine if a prescription for an anti-fungal pill is right for you. ...Read more
Can i spread ringworm on my thigh to my scalp or is that a different typle that affects the scalp?
RIngworm: Animal ringworm or tinea (fungal infection) is caught directly from the animal. Human tinea can be spread by scratching and mostly starts in the feet. Scalp tinea (called tinea capitis) is mostly seen in young children after playing with an infected kitten. It is quite uncommon in adults. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got ringworm on my thigh last week. About 4 days ago I bought ringworm cream from the store and have been applying it. How do I know if its healing?
Ring goes away: The red ring will clear as the infection is appropriately treated. Symptoms such as itching should go away as well. It may take 2 weeks of treatment to see a significant improvement. If I can be of further help, then join my care team & virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could using tinactin (tolnaftate) on the bottom of my feet be the cause of my ringworm on my thigh?
I found a ringworm on my thigh, and around that time my hands started to get dry , flaky, and peel a tad. They aren't red or itchy, is this ringworm?
Ringworm on thigh, not sure how it got there. Could i touched a contaminate item and then scratch the area on my thigh, How long does live on surfaces?
I have got serious itching between my thighs. I already using an anti ringworm oinment. But i don't feel or see any changes. Please suggest medicine.
Med Duration?: Have you been using this medicine to its full length, how long have you been taking it? ...Read more
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