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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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Hi sir good morning...I my self vali from india...iam facing the ringworm in tongue...so please help the best way for treatement?

Geographic tongue: Fortunately ringworm does not affect the tongue, but a common benign condition called "geographic tongue" is the usual cause of what you notice. However if you are able, see a doctor to be sure - especially if the condition persists or you have any discomfort. ...Read more

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I am not sure but I think I could ringworm infection during contact with my boyfriend as he had it. Currently I am using ketoconazole lition. Is it good to cure ringworm around vagina? Or can you some medicine available in india for the same.

I am not sure but I think I could ringworm infection during contact with my boyfriend as he had it. Currently I am using ketoconazole lition. Is it good to cure ringworm around vagina? Or can you some medicine available in india for the same.

Maybe not ringworm: There are several kinds of superficial fungal and yeast infections, and ringworm is one of them. However, ringworm rarely involves the genital area. Rather than self diagnosis and self treatment, I recommend you stop the ketoconazole cream and see your doctor. Or ideally, you and your partner see a doctor together for treatment recommendations. Good luck. ...Read more

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He has ring worm only after coming to USA from India. It becomes a big circle day by day. What to do?

He has ring worm only after coming to USA from India. It becomes a big circle day by day. What to do?

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. ...Read more

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

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

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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 to remove ringworm?

Direct contact: Most commonly the family pet brings it in the house. Give the pet a bathe if you have an outbreak. ...Read more

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How to remove persistent ringworm?

Ringworm: Ringworm is best treated with prescription medications. If you have not used one, please see your doctor. If you have and it is not gone, it needs to be rechecked to make sure it is actually a fungal infection (ringworm). ...Read more

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How to remove ringworm in your home?

How to remove ringworm in your home?

Disenfect/ clean/ tx: You will need to wash or disinfect things like brushes, combs, towels, pillow cases, sheets, teddy bears, blankets & clothes worn while infected. Treat all infected members. If your furry pets have bald spots they may also need treatment. ...Read more

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How to remove scars from ringworm?

How to remove scars from ringworm?

Fungus does not scar: There are areas discolored after fungus is cleared. With time they will no longer be visible. If the skin was scratched deeply, then there may be dark marks for a long time. ...Read more

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Is fluconazole effective on ringworm?

Is fluconazole effective on ringworm?

See below: Ringworm is a fungal infection of the skin. No 'worms' are involved. Treatment is topical antifungal preparations that you can buy over the counter and apply to the involved skin several times a day until 1 week after the rash has resolved. You can use the same treatments that are used for athlete's foot. Fluconazole will also be effective if topical treatment fails. ...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 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 effective is Monistat for ringworm?

Sometimes works: Monistat can be used to treat ringworm. Sometimes it works and its very easy to get and apply. If antifungal creams don't work, you may need to see your doc and get an oral medication for this fungus. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is salycilic acid effective for ringworm?

Is salycilic acid effective for ringworm?

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. Salicylic acid is not a recommended treatment for ringworm. ...Read more

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Is clobetasol propionate cream effective for ringworm?

No No No No No: Clobetasol is one of the strongest topical cortisones we have. It will suppress the body's normal inflammatory response to the fungus infection, make the skin look less red, but will also let the fungus grow better, so that when you stop the clobetasol, the fungus will be worse than before. ...Read more

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How can I remove dark spots in butt and groin caused by ringworm?

How can I remove dark spots in butt and groin caused by ringworm?

PIPA: Geofridge, you probably have pigment in the dermis from chronic inflammation caused by the fungus, referred to by dermatologists/ dermatopathologists as post inflammatory pigmentary alteration or PIPA. It will take a long time to finally blend away, in some cases years as the melanin is removed from the dermis by histiocytes (macrophages). Dr Hilliard ...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