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Dr. Subir Mitra
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Ringworm (Definition)

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


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Does a ring worm itch ?

Does a ring worm itch ?

Yes, but not always: Typically ringworm does tch. I've seen some patients who do not complain of itching (especially early on). They an otc antifngal cream on the skin to see if that will help. If you are worried about it in the scalp, be sure to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Red patch in groin area itches?

Red patch in groin area itches?

Several: Rash ? could be almost anything, but most common would be a fungal infection such as tinea (ring worm) or candidiasis (yeast). These will respond to OTC clomitrazole. If it doesn't clear, or is not a rash, please see your Dr ...Read more

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Outbreak on tummy two places over counter ring worm boy workinh. No itch, stabbing electric pain top left thigh left pinky catching stuck hard extend?

Outbreak on tummy two places over counter ring worm boy workinh. No itch, stabbing electric pain top left thigh left pinky catching stuck hard extend?

We appreciate...: you trying to condense a lot of information into your question, but it doesn't make sense. Can you rephrase so we understand how to help you? ...Read more

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Wedding ring rash back after cleared & rings cleaned. Not itchy. Starts with what looks like insect bite & sporadic rash around area. Fungus? Allergy?

Wedding ring rash back after cleared & rings cleaned. Not itchy. Starts with what looks like insect bite & sporadic rash around area. Fungus? Allergy?

Possible allergy: It sounds like you have wedding ring dermatitis as you are possibly allergic to a metal component of your wedding ring. The other cause is soap that gets stuck under the ring band. If the rash is isolated to the area where the ring touches your skin then it is most likely an allergic reaction. If you have similar looking rashes other areas, possibly other causes and would need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Hi, my son has ring worm on neck and scalp. I have tried topical antifungal creams, but the ring worms came back.

Hi, my son has ring worm on neck and scalp. I have tried topical antifungal creams, but the ring worms came back.

Scalp needs more: Topical agents can never get to the root of hair that is infected with such a fungus.You need to see your kids doc and let them confirm the problem and prescribe a med that will actually reach/kill the fungus. ...Read more

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How to treat jock itch and ring worm in the knee?

How to treat jock itch and ring worm in the knee?

JOCK ITCH IN KNEE?: JOCK ITCH OCCURS IN THE GROIN, NOT IN THE KNEE. JOCK ITCH IS A FUNGAL INFECTION, LIKE ATHLETE'S FOOT. ANY OVER THE COUNTER RINGWORM MEDICATIONS CAN BE USED IF IT IS, INDEED, A FUNGAL INFECTION. AND IF YOU HAVE IT ON YOUR FEET AND IN YOUR TOE WEBS, TREAT THESE AS WELL. ...Read more

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Red inch wide circular mark groin/base of penis area. Not itchy or swollen or sore. Red ring with skin coloured inside area.

Red inch wide circular mark groin/base of penis area. Not itchy or swollen or sore. Red ring with skin coloured inside area.

Ringworm: What you described is consistent with ringworm infection. Try an over the counter medication for ringworm. If that does not help, it would be time to see a doctor. 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. 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

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Can nystatin cure ring worms?

Can nystatin cure ring worms?

Yes it can: Nystatin cream can cure ring worm. Use it twice a day for 2-4 weeks. Lamisil (terbinafine) cream will work fater using it twice a day for 1 week. ...Read more

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Very small white itchy bumps on half arm spreading fast around tinea versicolor patch.?

Very small white itchy bumps on half arm spreading fast around tinea versicolor patch.?

Keratosis Pilaris: It sounds like you have a condition called keratosis pilaris. This causes tiny, rough prickly bumps to form on the backs of the arms, the thighs, the buttocks and occasionally on the face. A mild exfoliating skin cream with 12% ammonium lactate used once to twice a day will smooth these areas out nicely. If you have itch, a mild cortisone cream from your doctor can help. ...Read more

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Felt burning on stomach no itching appearance like ring worm , right belly button . One cluster after. Pinky Joint catching . Eclectic stab thigh

Felt burning on stomach no itching appearance like ring worm , right belly button . One cluster after. Pinky Joint catching . Eclectic stab thigh

Rather unclear: question. Perhaps you can include a photo of the skin lesion and clarify what you mean by pinky joint catching and eclectic stab. Then you could have a better answer to your question. ...Read more

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What other skin rashes look like ring worms?

What other skin rashes look like ring worms?

Ring: Ringworm or tinea, pityriasis rotunda, erythema annulare centrifugum, nummular eczema are just a few diseases which have ring appearance. ...Read more

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Rashes around groin , moderate itching?

Rashes around groin , moderate itching?

Groin Rash: See your doctor for medication for a fungal rash. ...Read more

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Do pinworms cause an itchy red rash around the anal area?

Do pinworms cause an itchy red rash around the anal area?

Yes: Perianal itching is the most common presenting symptom of pinworm infestation & scratching the area can cause redness & irritation. The pinworm is a white, threadlike worm that migrates from the lower bowel where it lives to the perianal area to deposit eggs. Sometimes adult worms may be seen near the anus, particularly in the morning. If you're worried, go see a doc, there are tests & treatment. ...Read more

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Swollen skin around my belly button ring. Remove it?

Swollen skin around my belly button ring. Remove it?

Depends...: ...On what is causing it. It could be an umbilical hernia. You'll need to see your doctor and find out exactly what it is. ...Read more

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Rash in inner elbows, itchy. what is it?

Rash in inner elbows, itchy. what is it?

Rash: there are a number of possibilities for this. an intercrural dermatitis is one. this may be related to heat and sweating. Are there any rashes in other places? Has there been contact with an allergen such as sumac or poison ivy? Often the treatment is a topical steroid as the cause may be illusive. ...Read more

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White ring in prepucio no pain or itch?

White ring in prepucio no pain or itch?

Prepuce: If the white ring is on the foreskin it could be a dermatological problem called lichen sclerosis and atrophicus which is often very itchy. Nevertheless a dermatologist would be best qualified to evaluate,advise and treat you for a foreskin lesion. ...Read more

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Rash on groin area, itches. What has caused it?

Rash on groin area, itches. What has caused it?

Possible causes: Best to get evaluated by physician if it does not resolve to ensure accurate diagnosis but possibilities include allergic reaction, irritant dermatitis, fungal infection or bacterial infection. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more