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Ringworm (Definition)

Ringworm is neither ring or a worm -- it is a skin rash that can be circular and slowly enlarging with redness and scale caused by ...Read more


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Can you get ring worm on Eyelid , looking like briueds?

Can you get ring worm on Eyelid , looking like briueds?

Yes possible: It is possible to get tinea corporis - aka ring worm on the eyelid, though it is not a common location. I don't know what you mean by "briueds". ...Read more

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Can the emergence room do anything about a ring worm i've been useing cream but it doesn't seem like its getting better looks like it's spreading?

Can the emergence room do anything about a ring worm i've been useing cream but it doesn't seem like its getting better looks like it's spreading?

Yes: If you have a rash that is not responding to current treatment it would be wise to have it evaluated by a healthcare provider. If the rash is ring worm (fungus) then it may take a while to respond to topical anti-fungal cream treatment. It may take weeks to fully resolve but should at least start to improve and stop spreading early in treatment (about 7-10 days). ...Read more

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I have what looks like a ring worm outbreak on my body but it not rings worms and they itch very badly at times and it looks like its spreading do you?

I have what looks like a ring worm outbreak on my body but it not rings worms and they itch very badly at times and it looks like its spreading do you?

Fungiskin infection: This is wht's called marginated rxzema . It ,s due to a fungal infection from"tricophyton rubrum". Topical anti fingal medications will easily get rid of this problem. ...Read more

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I have ring worm and it's spreading like crazy! how do I get rid of it?

I have ring worm and it's spreading like crazy!  how do I get rid of it?

Ring Worm: Apply topical antifungal medications to the lesion itself and 1 inch beyond its border twice daily for a minimum of two weeks, and at least one week after it goes away. Keep the infected area clean and dry. Over-the-counter medications available at the drugstore include: miconazole 2% (monistat-derm, lotrimin af powder, lotrimin af powder spray, lotrimin af liquid spray, and micatin);lamisil. ...Read more

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