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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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Does it mean my ringworm is not healing if it is itchy?

Does it mean my ringworm is not healing if it is itchy?

Is the rash going: away? How long have you be on treatment (if you are) and with what? If it's been more than 5-7 days and you're seeing no improvement, you should call your doctor and may need to be seen again. Sometimes,what looks like ringworm can actually be a type of eczema and requires a different treatment. If the rash is improving, but it is still itchy, it does not mean it's not healing. ...Read more

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I used liquid silver on ringworm and it is flat now and looks better, but still itchy? How long to heal? I had it for around 4 days

I used liquid silver on ringworm and it is flat now and looks better, but still itchy? How long to heal? I had it for around 4 days

Ringworm: "ringworm" is a term used for a skin fungal infection that is in the shape of a ring or partial ring formation. If the rash is fungal , then the best treatment is the use of a true anti-fungal cream. There are at least two otc creams that could help : lotrimin or lamisil (terbinafine). ...Read more

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Hello sir, i an susuffering from ringworm. They appears to be like in circle and burns the entire area. And its too itchy. Please suggest me medicine.

Hello sir, i an susuffering from ringworm. They appears to be like in circle and burns the entire area. And its too itchy. Please suggest me medicine.

Ringworm: You are in india and I have no clue as to what anti fungal topical medications you have access to. Go to a pharmacist for advice nearby. Ringworm is a highly contagious fungus that can even be transmitted from animals to humans. It will not go away without treatment. ...Read more

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Hd ringworm infction 3yrs ago. Alredy healed but still left a dark pigmentation. There are times that the dark area is still itchy. Nt spreadng. Help?

Hd ringworm infction 3yrs ago. Alredy healed but still left a dark pigmentation. There are times that the dark area is still itchy. Nt spreadng. Help?

Post inflammatory: The skin after an infection can often be darker for a while, if it has persisted for 3 years this may be permanent. If no other symptoms, I would not worry about but if it is itching repeatedly you may need to have a doctor evaluate it. ...Read more

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I think I have ringworm but I'm not sure. It's on the front of my neck. it looks like pictures I've seen but isn't itchy and not very scaly.

I think I have ringworm but I'm not sure. It's on the front of my neck. it looks like pictures I've seen but isn't itchy and not very scaly.

Still possible.: Could still be it. Could be something else as well. Unless you are immunocompromised a topical anti fungal such as terbinafine or miconazole should work well. Talk with your local pharmacist and use as directed. ...Read more

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Hello, i think I have a ringworm at the back of my knee, it's a red circle but normal skin inside, it's not itchy or painful, I have put germaline on?

Psoriasis: I think this could be a ring worm but it is just as likely to be the common skin condition known as psoriasis. Your family physician should be able to easily distinguish this for you and recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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A circular non itchy rash on leg for 2 months. At first there was a large spontaneous bruise with it. Mystery autoimmune? Ringworm? Other?

A circular non itchy rash on leg for 2 months.  At first there was a large  spontaneous bruise with it. Mystery autoimmune? Ringworm? Other?

Annulare granuloma: Consists of a series of red bumps arranged in a circular formation . The cause is unknown and may be a chronic condition for up to two years no known therapy seems to work. ...Read more

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2 non itchy rash. First rash all over my stomach and arms looks like ringworm for a month.Second a cluster of buttons(back) new. What can this be?

It's not common: to have ringworm all over, and don't understand this "second cluter of buttons". I would need to see the rash and get more history like have you tried any topicals? ...Read more

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Can ringworm cause bumps on the face? Skin-color no puss not itchy just ugly

Can ringworm cause bumps on the face? Skin-color no puss not itchy just ugly

Yes: Ringworm on the face is known as the "great masquerader" so yes it can cause bumps, round scaly patches, pustules and more. Tinea faciale (ring worm) often itches or burns but can be asymptomatic. Consider visiting with a dermatologist to make sure it is not something else that will not respond to anti fungal therapy. ...Read more

Dr. Subir Mitra
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Ringworm (Definition)

Ringworm is neither ring or a worm -- it is a skin rash that can be circular and slowly enlarging with redness and scale caused by ...Read more