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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