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How Do You Get Rid Of Worms Without Medication
Eval needed: You need a medical evaluation to determine which type of worms are present and the appropriate treatment. There are no folk remedies or over the counter medicines for intestinal worms. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Anti-parasite: After identification of worms, your physician can prescribe an antiparasitic medication for you. ...Read more
Intestinal Worms: If you have worms you will need a medication to kill these off and to help you pass them and the eggs they may have laid. Do not delay getting treatment for this problem. ...Read more
Teens and Healthcare: First you must be diagnosed with truly having worms. This common worry is actually a rare problem today. At sixteen you have the right to have your visit with your pediatrician or family doctor in private without your parents present. That is what I would advise: a private, confidential visit with a health expert. ...Read more
Specific parasites: ...need directed treatment appropriate to the organism. Which parasite has been detected in your case? ...Read more
Medications: Parasites in the digestive tract require prescription medications to treat in the United States. The specific medication is determined by the type of infection and your health status. ...Read more
Antifungal Creams: When fungus affects the skin of the body or the groin, many antifungal creams can clear the condition in around two weeks. Examples of such preparations include those that contain Clotrimazole (cruex cream, desenex cream, lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream, lotion, and solution), Miconazole (monistat-derm cream), ketoconazole (nizoral cream), econazole (spectazole), Naftifine (naftin), and terbinafine (lamisil cream. ...Read more
Depends: Ring worms are fungal infections of the skin. They are usually round or irregularly round with a central clearing and a heaped up spreading border. They itch. Small ones can be treated with over the counter terbinafine for a minimum of 2 weeks twice a day. Larger ones and more resistant ones may require an oral medication (same one) or Griseofulvin for a month or more. See pcp or derm if? ...Read more
How to get rid of tabe worms, I have it inside me for more than five years and I tried medicine and it didn't work?
Need more info: How did you get diagnosed? How do you know still there? What have you been treated with? ...Read more
How do you contact worms from pets? I saw a few white things in my b.M. But not everytime. How can I get rid of them? What are the symptoms?
Stool test: Have your stool tested for worms, ova and parasites. When they identify what is in the stool- they can treat it. ...Read more
Tinea corporis: Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a fungal infection of the skin generally characterized (intially) by a red raised round patch, followed by central clearing and an advancing border. Treatment is with topical antifungals, and covering with a bandage can help prevent spread to self and others. ...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
Cream or medicine:
Ringworm is a type of fungus that involves the skin and is not a serious infection.
If it is found in the nails or scalp it requires an oral medication- note there are some new nail treatments without pills
If it is on your body then an anti-fungal cream is needed and beware that it may take up to 8 weeks to completely go away- here is a helpful link
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm-of-the-skin-topic-overview ...Read more
Ringworm is not actually a worm but a fungal infection and is treated differently depending on where it is on your body. If it is on the head/scalp or nails then you would be best treated with a medicine you take by mouth- there are some new medicines for toenail fungus....
For ringworm on the skin you use an anti-fungal cream and it takes a super long time for it to go away
Here is more info
http://www. News-medical. Net/health/Treatment-of-ringworm. Aspx ...Read more
I have worms can I get rid of it with out the 3 day tablets as I'm no going to my doctors it to embarrassing?
Depends: It greatly depends on what worms you think you have; some worms will require prescription medications, and thus you will have to go to the doctor. ...Read more
A picture might help: ...us understand your concerns. If the worms are motile, bring a sample to your provider for identification & analysis. ...Read more
How can I get rid of a rash that looks like several ring worms but moves positions daily. It itches occasionally. Been occurring for 4 months?
Nummular eczema is an allergy disorder in which itchy, coin-shaped spots or patches appear on the skin.
In general, keep the skin lubricated. Apply oil such as neutrogena body oil or alpha-keri oil to the skin at the end of ones shower. Vaseline is even more helpful if not too greasy.
Prescription topical cortisone is helpful to control this skin condition. ...Read more
Need Stool Test: For most parasites except pinworms you need to examine stools for ova and parasite to find out which parasite it is and you have to see a doctor to get the test done. Some times you can see the parasite with naked eye but we still do stool test as there can be more than one kind of worm. Some parasites do not need any treatment and others do, but you have to identify the parasite to know that. ...Read more
Hi I think I have a ring worm on the side of my lip on my vagina what can I use to get rid of it and what causes it to get there?
Topical antifungal: Ringworm, so named but the appearance of the rash. Usually a raised red border with flat center. This is caused by a fungus. Usually transmission is close contact with a person with a fungal infection. You can use antifungal cream on the area. A safe choice would be a cream used for "Jock Itch" or a cream that comes in the package for a Yeast Infection. Using these creams once or twice a day ...Read more
I'm worried that myself and 2 your chikdrrn have ring worm from sister cat my daughter is 7 weeks old and its on her chin how do I get rid of them?
Ringworm: Clotrimazole, or brand name Lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream is great. Treat 3x a day. Treat until you can barely see it anymore. It can be up to 3 weeks, the fungus has very long roots. This is an OTC drug, here. If you notice it in the scalp, by circular bald spots, then you need to see a doctor, for a medicine you take orally, not a cream. Not a problem, even for your newborn. ...Read more
I saw a disturbing picture on twitter of a hand with holes about 10 with worms in it and now I can't get rid of it.
Hi doc, I had worms since my little years. Now they still keep coming back it feels like they lay eggs in seasons. Any method to get rid of them?
Yes: There r treatment for that, discuss with u physician. ...Read more
Vermox for 3 days until 4 days ago. Dead worms now coming out in stools (unsure of kind). How get rid of these permanently? When to take Vermox again?
Depends: The dose and timing for this drug is dependent upon the type of worms you are treating. Some require much more med than others. Either find out and submit another question or ask the physician who started your treatment. ...Read more
I've had worms for about 6 moths and I have been taking albenza (albendazole) for the last month for what the doc said was hookworm why can't I get rid of them?
Recheck: O & p x 3. Again. Check with your doc to get it fixed. Six months is toooooooooooooo long. ...Read more
I have a ring worm on the side of my lip on my vagina can u let me know what to use to get rid of it?
Over the counter:
Over the counter treatments are generally quite effective and you may get one from your pharmacy without a prescription. If it does not go away after a week of treatment, see your doctor. You may consult this site for info on this topic:
http://www. Cdc. Gov/fungal/diseases/ringworm/treatment. Html
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. ...Read more