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Ring Worm On Foot
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
Hi, my son has ring worm on neck and scalp. I have tried topical antifungal creams, but the ring worms came back.
Stubbed pinky toe. Bruise on top; side & bottom of foot -- at joint of foot bone meets pinky toe. Hurts walking barefoot on hard surface. Broken?
Get an X-ray : To find out....I'd lean towards likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Spot on the left side of my left foot. Ezcema like, very itchy, deeply cracking, hurt to walk on. I've been putting foot lotion on it, its not helping?
Is it wedding ring rash if the dry scaly red rash is only on knuckle and on top of the finger not around? Not itchy. Cleaned rings & still came back.
Could using tinactin (tolnaftate) on the bottom of my feet be the cause of my ringworm on my thigh?
Peelings on left foot have diminished.Only some on tip of toes and sole of foot.Has the tinea pedis been eradicated?
Yes: It can be eliminated but treatment may be required for a prolonged time. Keeping feet dry and clean helps. Airing feet when possible. Can see you are also getting oral treatment. Continue follow up with your podiatrist ...Read more
Neuroma : A neuroma is an inflammation of the nerve in the ball of the foot. It commonly effects the nerve that supplies the 3rd and 4th toes. There are other possible causes, of course, and you should see a podiatrist for a comprehensive exam and proper diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have itchy red flea bite looking bumps on top of feet and red not bumpy circles almost looks like ringworm on bottom of foot and palms of hands. ?
A 1000 word picture.: Unfortunately, trying to identify the nature of skin conditions or infections is extremely difficult to do without actually seeing it. Let's face it, a lot of these conditions have the same general appearance. A real time exam or at least several high quality images are necessary for an accurate opinion. ...Read more
POSSIBLY: Keep it off. If not better 24 hrs, see doc. ...Read more
I have a skin infection. Initially between my toes now it’s spread to my hand . I thought it was ring worm or athletes foot. ?
Dermatophyte: 2 feet + 1 hand is typical of dermatophyte infection. Maceration of web skin between toes. Scaling of skin along entire soles of feet, often discolored toenails, scaly skin on 1 palm often with discolored nails on 1 hand. This is a fungus. Castellani solution is very useful. Azole creams are helpful [clotrimazole, miconazole, ketoconazole.] Terbinafine is very effective as cream, excellent orally ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have a rash that looks like ring worm all over my body it itchs so bad but antibacterial cream isnt helping?
Wrong medication: Ringworm, despite it's name, is actually caused by a fungus. Antibacterial cream will not help. An antifungal such as miconazole or clotrimazole will be more helpful, but needs to be applied twice daily for 3-4 weeks. If it's not improving over 1-2 weeks, you should consult your physician. ...Read more
I am sixteen and i believe I have ring worm. It looks like a rash in a circle but it's not itchy. What else could this be?
Had a couple small rings on skin, thought it was ring worm but it went away in less than 24hrs, and wasn't itchy/raised/or dry?
What do you suggest if my child has ring worm on her scalp does it spread to the rest of her scalp or just stay in the same area?
Yes i jusy noticed that it isn't a ring worm. Im not sure what it is it looks like a bit cause it has 2 bites or blisters so im not sure what it is?
A picture needed: For skin conditions it's always helpful to have a picture of the area of concern that way we can make a better decision. I'm not sure of the location of your concern however if you have bites or blisters I would consider either a viral herpetic infection for an insect bite. ...Read more
I've had these ring worm looking rashes for almost 3 months now. Started with a small one that grew almost 3 in in circumference. on my torso-spreadin?
Confusing issue: The data you list is scant. Just because it forms rings does not mean it is ringworm.Good treatments for the wrong diagnosis will never fix the problem. See a doctor and have a real evaluation.A proper diagnosis can lead to successful treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer