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Sudocrem For Ringworm Like Rashes
GET SEEN: I recommend getting seen for a confirmation of the diagnosis e.g. 'ringworm', eczema , ... ...Read more
A commercial manufacturer may formulate a cream with natural and chemically produced substances and market it as a diaper cream without rigorous fda testing. Many diaper creams have zinc oxide, vitamin a &d, glycerin or petroleum jelly. Often the purpose of the diaper cream is to separate urine and stool from the baby's skin without fostering irritation or ...Read more
When certain part of my body heated up, red ring shaped rashes will pop out. Are they ringworm? They will get bigger and itchy.
Our 13 yr old daughter keeps getting ringworm rashes since she was 10. What could be causing this and what should my wife and i do?
Re-infection: She may be getting the infection from someone else (school shower) or clothing (especially socks and shoes) which has not been thoroughly cleaned. I am sure no one else has the same problem. ...Read more
I m facing itching btw my thighs
since late 5 months. I also used ringworm cream and candid power.
But still itching is there but rashes were gone.
Itch: Itch and rash in that region may be caused by fungal or yeast infection,but also can be caused by friction and/or moisture from tight clothing. If there is no further rash, wear white cotton underwear, avoid tight jeans or pants, apply cortisone type ointment for the itch. If no improvement, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I often get nonspecific rashes dx as everything from hemangiomas to ringworm to petechiae that usually don't itch. They heal but persist almost weekly?
No sense: You name specific diagnoses, but complain of "non-specific rashes". There is confusion best settled by a trip to a dermatologist. ...Read more
Hi, I have ringworm-like rashes on my back, chest and stomach. What could be the problem as the numbers keep growing? Awino
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I had three rashes on my neck and front of arm pits that looked like ringworm treating them.Spotted like hive under arms.What do youthink it is?
Picture, pls: W/out seeing them, it's really hard to make a diagnosis (correct one). I'd recommend taking a pic with your cell phone and attach it to the reply. That way we may come up with some answer. ...Read more
My son is 2 months old & diagnosed with tuberous sclerosis. Does it cause acne/ringworm like rashes on face?
Hard to say: Tuberous sclerosis complex (tsc) can cause certain skin conditions, such as angiokeratomas, which can look like acne. With such an important diagnosis as tsc, you must have already seen a number of specialists - ask your pediatrician if she thinks a visit to a pediatric dermatologist might be helpful. The tuberous sclerosis alliance website (www.Tsalliance.Org) has excellent information. ...Read more
9 month old ringworm like rashes on arms torso and lower legs trued anti fungal pills for ringworm did nothing?
See a Dermatologist : For better management of this condition, if you have already seen one, get a revisit or get a second opinion, best wishes ...Read more
There are rashes and dark spot which are very itchy around my private parts..Is it ringworm or something else?
I'm suffering from rashes on my thighs only during night also I noticed since week a kinda ringworm next to my private area which is itching a lot. Today I noticed burning sensation and itching in my private area.. could you please help rid of?
Rash: Hard to answer without more information and pictures ...Read more
I have spots of ringworm mimicking rashes on my neck, stomach and chest. Some are a hollow circle others are just dots. They don't itch or anything. ?
Ringworm is a common fungal infection of the skin and is not due to a worm. The medical term for ringworm is tinea. Ringworm is contagious. It is treated with over the counter creams, usually resolving in 2 to 4 weeks. In extreme cases, oral anti-fungal agents are used.
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I found rashes along the outside of my armpit , on my hip, thigh and now butt. My doctor said it was ringworm but it doesn't itch at all. I'm scared?
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Without a direct look, it's hard to offer an accurate Dx although what you described seems suggesting the appearance of intertrigo resulting from sweating, moisture, warmth, overgrowth of local fungus or bacteria, etc. If the condition isn't improving despite under active Rx, see a dermatologist. To get things done right, follow instructions in
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I have several heart shaped rashes on my arms and one on my stomach. I've tried all kinds of ringworm creams assuming that's what it is. Left scars?
Hard to say: A common truism about treatment is when appropriate measures don't fix a problem the diagnosis is likely wrong. Skin rashes can represent infections, local reactions,allergies or systemic illness. Diagnosis is often easy when seen by a trained observer. If your treatment for ringworm isn't working it is likely not ringworm. To find out what it is and treatment options will need a visit. ...Read more
I have this rash that looks like a ringworm but it's not and it itches also its an oval shape what could this be?
Pruritic skin rashes: Based on your age and description, the most common skin rash that are red, itch, and scaly is atopic dermatitis. Psoriasis could be similar but it is not as itchy. Either case, you can try to apply otc Hydrocortisone cream to the lesions a few times a day plus moisturizer generously to always keep your skin moist. If it does not improve or not completely resolve, you would need to see a doctor. ...Read more
What is this rash I have leukemia and it looks like ringworm but will not go away and it does not hurt and does not itch but it is all over my body?
2 weeks ago a ringworm like rash formed on my chest then 1 week later smaller ones appeared and they are still forming some itch and some don't help?
I noticed a rash on my back that looks like ringworm after taking meds for strep. Doesn't itch but I can see it's spreading. Dunno what it could be :(?
No answer: This question cannot be answered without an examination of the lesion. See your general doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Could be ringworm...: Not all ringworm itches. It is still certainly possible such a rash is ringworm if pictures on the web match it. Eczema and ringworm and psoriasis to a lesser extent can all look very similar and can fool even experienced doctors. It would be worth seeing a doctor to determine the plan of care. What is good for eczema can make ringworm worse and eczema does not respond well to ringworm meds. ...Read more
I've noticed that I have a ringworm like rash under my arm. I've had it for a few days now. possible causes; pond, cats (utd on shots), new meds. ?
FromCats orA Person: You can not get ring worm from shots or meds.You can get it from cats and from another person who is infected ...Read more
First, make sure...: ...That it really is a ringworm; many circular rashes are assumed to be ringworm by inexperienced caregivers. If it really is ringworm, once treatment is started, it is okay for your child to go to school. Treatment depends on the location; if it's on the face or scalp, make sure your doctor gives you an oral treatment - creams and lotions won't get the job done in most cases. ...Read more
Eczema or fungus: Ringworm is a fungal condition characterised by itchy, red, scaly, inflamed circles that spread outwards leaving pale skin in the center. The appearance is not unlike the healing lesion of nummular (discoid) eczema.Nummular eczema features stubborn red, inflamed, scaly coin shaped lesions which in the recovery phase heal from the inside out leaving reddened rings with a pale center. ...Read more
Ringworm shaped, barely noticable rash on shaft and has been there for 8 months, hasnt gotten better nor worse.. Any ideas what it could be? (no pain)
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