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How do I remove ringworm on my thigh?

How do I  remove ringworm on my thigh?

Antifungals and a: Mild steroid ointment should do it. See your doctor if no better after 1-2 weeks. ...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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How can I remove ringworm on my thigh?

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

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How do I remove bumps on my vag.

How do I remove bumps on my vag.

Depends on the cause: I am assuming, you mean labia. There are multiple reasons for "bumps." in grown hairs, folliculitis from shaving or hair removal, viral infections such as hpv or molluscum contagiosum. There is no way to tell from a description, you will need to be examined. Without pain or other signs of infection, the visit is not emergent. ...Read more

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How do I remove frictions on my inner thighs?

How do I remove frictions on my inner thighs?

Thigh friction: Typically either caused by large body habitus or fat that localizes on the inner thighs. Powders may relieve chafing and clothes that do not cause friction when they rub together is best like lycra for instance. ...Read more

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How do I remove skin patches on my back?

How do I remove skin patches on my back?

Patches: This is tough to answer without seeing the patches. Are they light, dark, dry, itchy, red, etc. Too many various "patches" to diagnose and treat without seeing. If they are red or dry, use a heavier moisturizer after bathing. Let your doctor take a look to be sure... ...Read more

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What can I do to remove ringworm on my leg?

What can I do to remove ringworm on my leg?

Topical antifungals: Apply a topical antifungal treatment that you can buy over the counter to the involved skin several times a day for 2 to 4 weeks until 1 week after the rash has resolved. You can use the same treatments that are advertised for athlete's foot in the drug stores. They can contain terbinafine, miconazole, Clotrimazole or another azole. ...Read more

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How do I remove warts on my lips?

How do I remove warts on my lips?

YOU don't!: See a dermatologist for this. Even some dermatologists refer face issues to a plastic surgeon, since scaring is a known risk. Please don't even think of using some over-the-counter acid wart remover on your face! ...Read more

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How could i best remove blackheads on my legs?

How could i best remove blackheads on my legs?

Are they blackheads?: Look at an internet image of keratosis pilaris. It might be that this is the condition you have. It will help to have more info about where they are located, whether you also have similar rash on the back of your upper arms and/or cheeks (face). If they really are blackheads, buying some benzoyl peroxide cream or gel and applying that 1-2 x per day after washing well with an acne wash can help. ...Read more

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How do I remove redness on my face?

How do I remove redness on my face?

Diagnosis first: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why did i get a wart on my butt cheek and how do I treat it?

Why did i get a wart on my butt cheek and how do I treat it?

Wart: Common warts are caused by a virus and are transmitted by touch. Children and young adults are more likely to develop common warts, as are people who have weakened immune systems. Common warts usually disappear on their own. You can get rid of it by freezing it off using liquid nitrogen or a minor surgery. ...Read more

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What to do if i got long bumps on my skin just above my thighs?

What to do if i got long bumps on my skin just above my thighs?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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How do I remove acne on my head?

How do I remove acne on my head?

Multiple treatments: Try over the counter topical treatments such as benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid. If this fails you will need a doctor to prescribe a topical prescription strength treatment such as clindamycin, retin a, (tretinoin) etc with or without an oral antibiotic. ...Read more

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What do I do to remove callus on my cheek?

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What do I do to remove callus on my cheek?

With laser: If you eliminate the cause of callus such as cheek biting, the constant turnover rate of oral tissue will cause the callus to go away by itself. In rare case, laser is the best tool to remove callus without problem of bleeding. ...Read more

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How could i best remove blisters on my feet?

How could i best remove blisters on my feet?

Blisters: Are caused by friction to the skin so first stop the cause of friction. You can pop the blister with a sterile needle bot leave the roof of blister on. Cover with neosporin and bandage. If pus or increased redness comes then consult with doctor asap. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the folliculitis scars on my butt?

How do I get rid of the folliculitis scars on my butt?

Soaks, Dermatologist: If actual scarring has set in as a result of the healing process, then that is a permanent change, which would probably require plastic surgery. On the other hand, if you are still healing, or if this is a recurring problem, then regular warm soaks 1-2 times daily for about 15 minutes & a visit to the dermatologist should help. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimples on my face n stretchmarks on my body?

How do I get rid of pimples on my face n stretchmarks on my body?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my scars on my shin?

How do I get rid of my scars on my shin?

Time: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to treat a scar depends on the scar. Options include silicone gel, silicone sheeting, use of filler (for spot or crater-like scars), laser therapy, hydroquinone, dermabrasion, or kenalog (triamcinolone) injection, or surgical scar revision. See your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How do I treat herpes on my arms?

How do I treat herpes on my arms?

Herpes: The only effective way to treat herpes is to see your doctor for a prescription for antibiotics. ...Read more

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How do I remove ringworm on my thigh?

Antifungals and a: Mild steroid ointment should do it. See your doctor if no better after 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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How can I remove ringworm on my thigh?

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

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What can I do to remove ringworm on my leg?

Topical antifungals: Apply a topical antifungal treatment that you can buy over the counter to the involved skin several times a day for 2 to 4 weeks until 1 week after the rash has resolved. You can use the same treatments that are advertised for athlete's foot in the drug stores. They can contain terbinafine, miconazole, Clotrimazole or another azole. ...Read more

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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 more

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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?

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 more

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Could using tinactin (tolnaftate) on the bottom of my feet be the cause of my ringworm on my thigh?

Could using tinactin (tolnaftate) on the bottom of my feet be the cause of my ringworm on my thigh?

No: You simply have superficial fungal infections in two different sites. It was not caused by tinactin (tolnaftate). ...Read more

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I am suffering serious ringworm problem at my thighs. Please help.

RINGWORM PROBLEMS: HOW DO YOU KNOW THEY ARE RINGWORM PROBLEMS? IF THEY WERE REALLY RINGWORM PROBLEMS THEY COULD BE CURED IN A WEEK OR TEN DAYS! PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST WHO CAN TELL YOU IF, INDEED, IT IS A RINGWORM PROBLEM. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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I am suffering serious ringworm problem at my thighs. Please help suggest.

Topical Rx: Tolnaftate, clotrimazole or some other over-the-counter antifungal will clear you. If it doesn't, the diagnosis should be reconsidered. ...Read more

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How do you treat a ringworm infection on the inner thigh?

How do you treat a ringworm infection on the inner thigh?

OTC meds: Tinactin (tolnaftate) is an OTC that is applied twice daily. It should provide improvement within 2 weeks, if not it may not be ringworm. ...Read more

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I have developed ringworm on the lower thigh. How can I get rid of it completely? I have used so many ointments till now. Please suggest me.

I have developed ringworm on the lower thigh. How can I get rid of it completely? I have used so many ointments till now. Please suggest me.

Ringworm treatment: Ringworm (fungal infection of the skin) can be treated with topical and oral medications. In hairy areas, oral medications work better as fungus can descend into the hair follicles and topical medications will not reach it. Please see your dermatologist. It is possible to get rid of a fungal infection of the skin completely. Also there are other skin conditions that look like ringworm. ...Read more

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I have ringworm like thing between my testis, i.E between the thighs.. And i feel more heat between my testis. It's due to summer? How to resolve?

Ringworm: Use soap and water for a through wash.Pat dry and apply fungal.Medicine wear loose fitting underwear apply medication twice daily. ...Read more

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I m facing itching btw my thighs since late 5 months. I also used ringworm cream and candid power. But still itching is there but rashes were gone.

I m facing itching btw my thighs
 since late 5 months. I also used ringworm cream and candid power.
But still itching is there but rashes were gone.

Itch: Itch and rash in that region may be caused by fungal or yeast infection,but also can be caused by friction and/or moisture from tight clothing. If there is no further rash, wear white cotton underwear, avoid tight jeans or pants, apply cortisone type ointment for the itch. If no improvement, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Subir Mitra
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Ringworm (Definition)

A highly contagious, fungal infection of ...Read more