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Tinactin For Ringworm
How long is it supposed to it take for ringworm to fully clear after starting tinactin (tolnaftate)?
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
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 (tolnaftate) 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
Small rough patches on upper thigh close yo ringworm but not three on one thigh now one is appearing on other thigh tried useing tolnaftate cream 1%
See dermatologist: Best to see a dermatologist to discern what this is. ...Read more
Could using tinactin (tolnaftate) on the bottom of my feet be the cause of my ringworm on my thigh?
I've taken care of the itching from ringworm on top of my right hand with tinactin, (tolnaftate) 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 (tolnaftate) did not help you may need to take a prescription medicine by mouth. ...Read more
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 (terbinafine) 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer