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Ring Worm Infection
Hello doctors, my husband is getting recurrent ring worm infection. It stars as very small and then day by day it will bigger and bigger and after som?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Hello Doctor,It started with a ring worm infection near navel abdomen then I had itching near groin,near my testicle.I have consulted many doctors sk?
I am covered raised 2 cm, dry, red patches, that are sore. Look round like ring worm. Tested inconclusive for infection, positive auto immune issue.
Are you: Are you seeing a dermatologist? If so you need to discuss this with them so you can get the best treatment. ...Read more
Can throat infection, ring worm, zyrtec (cetirizine) or over-the-counter lamasil cream cause an eight year old boy to develop a lump under his left nipple?
None likely: Should have him seen by his pediatrician for examination, as is likely not related to any of the above. ...Read more
I have a skin infection that had been going on for a while and it's getting worse, I think it's ring worm but I'm not sure.
Hard to say: Hard to say much without more detailed history and a photo. If you think it looks like ringworm and you don't have a fever or rapidly progressing rash, try an over the counter antifungal for a week. Generic Clotrimasole will work. Continue for several weeks twice a day until clear. If at any point it worsens again, you will need to be seen. I hear great things about your health system! ...Read more
I have a skin infection. It itches very bad And seems to spread. Some say its ring worm. I use withfield ointment but does not help. Your thoughts?
See a dermatologist: Your question is too vague. Infection??? Where? How long? etc., etc. Whitfield ointment is an old prescription for certain dermatophyte infections. Dermatologists abandoned it 50 years ago in favor of much more effective remedies. For best result you must begin with a diagnosis. "A skin infection" does not define anything. Try again with the DETAILS. ...Read more
Derma give duracan and elica m for my fungal infection.. pls help me to get rid of this.. i think its a ring worm. Can i get this thru water? Thnku
I had ring worm infction(not clinically diagnosed), and cleansed it with hydrogen peroxide. 3yrs after there is still hyperpigmentation, is it normal?
I have a rash spreading all i've my legs and vagina it looks like ring worms myob said it could be yeast infection but it doesn't look like it?
Had Ring like infection on grion for sometime.Now little red blisters on grion and feet along with ringworm.used flucanozole and miconazole.
Possibly: "Ring worm" is a common lay term for a fungal infection of the skin. Spores from the fungus are acquired by contact with a source; including animals,humans,or the environment. Once they get on your skin, they live on the surface old skin and tend to spread in a ring. The spores can be shed and acquired or pass by direct contact. Treatment cuts down on spore production and ability to spread. ...Read more
Various: Ringworm is caused by skin fungus. Some cases of ringworm are caused by the same fungus that cause athlete's foot. For many cases of ringworm on the arms, legs or torso, creams or ointments will get rid of the skin yeast. For widespread cases or for ringworm in the scalp tablets are used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer