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Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Is it possible for you to use tinactin on small children for ringworms?

Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
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Is it possible for you to use tinactin on small children for ringworms?

Yes: I suggest it routinely.

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dr. Antoanella Calame
Board Certified, Dermatology
14 years in practice
2M people helped
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How to i find the real culprit of ringworm. There are a few variables but someone also has moved in with us. Possibly from the towel or tinactin usage?

Dr. Antoanella Calame
Board Certified, Dermatology
14 years in practice
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How to i find the real culprit of ringworm. There are a few variables but someone also has moved in with us. Possibly from the towel or tinactin usage?

Ringworm: Ringworm often spreads by direct, skin-to-skin contact with an infected person.You can contract ringworm by touching an animal with ringworm.Ringworm can spread by contact with objects or surfaces that an infected person or animal has recently touched or rubbed against, such as clothing, towels, bedding and linens, combs, and brushes. Ringworm can also be spread to humans by contact with soil. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. John Browning
Board Certified, Pediatric Dermatology
15 years in practice
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How long is it supposed to it take for ringworm to fully clear after starting tinactin?

Dr. John Browning
Board Certified, Pediatric Dermatology
15 years in practice
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How long is it supposed to it take for ringworm to fully clear after starting tinactin?

Usually 2-4 weeks.: If it takes longer than a month then maybe it's not a fungal infection. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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Could using tinactin on the bottom of my feet be the cause of my ringworm on my thigh?

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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Could using tinactin on the bottom of my feet be the cause of my ringworm on my thigh?

No: You simply have superficial fungal infections in two different sites. It was not caused by tinactin. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
38 years in practice
10M people helped
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What is the next treatment for a 3 month old baby's ringworm after using Lamisil and tinactin with no relief after 2 weeks?

Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
38 years in practice
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What is the next treatment for a 3 month old baby's ringworm after using Lamisil and tinactin with no relief after 2 weeks?

See derm: Are you sure they have ringworm? See dermatologist to get correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Mandakini Patel
Board Certified, Pediatrics
36 years in practice
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I've taken care of the itching from ringworm on top of my right hand with tinactin, but how can I treat the redness/inflammation under the blisters?

Dr. Mandakini Patel
Board Certified, Pediatrics
36 years in practice
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I've taken care of the itching from ringworm on top of my right hand with tinactin, but how can I treat the redness/inflammation under the blisters?

Ringworm infection: Ringworm infection is caused by fungus and rarely causes blisters. If you did not get seen i strongly recommend for u to see ur doctor for an accurate diagnoses. If it is fungal infection and tinactin did not help you may need to take a prescription medicine by mouth. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Glueck
Board Certified, Endocrinology
52 years in practice
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Dr. Robert Flinchbaugh
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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What really makes ringworm go away? I've tried everything, clotrimazole, tolnaftate, miconazole nitrate creams & terbinafine HCl pills & its still here

Dr. Robert Flinchbaugh
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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What really makes ringworm go away? I've tried everything, clotrimazole, tolnaftate, miconazole nitrate creams & terbinafine HCl pills & its still here

Lamisil/Hydrocortiso: Use Lamisil and apply to infected and normal skin 2 cm beyond affected area each day for a period of one month. The first week pair this with Hydrocortisone 1% daily. If this fails to resolve the problem then best to be seen to consider other causes. You may need an oral antifungal if the topical regimen fails and the lesion is determined to truly be ringworm. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
42 years in practice
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
27 years in practice
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What is better Lamisil or tinactin?

Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
27 years in practice
31M people helped

Lamisil & Tinactin: Lamisil is more effective for fungal infections than tinactin but not for yeast infections. ...Read more

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