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What Is The Best Way To Cure Ringworms
Lotrimin AF cream: Ringworm (tinea corporis fungal skin infection) can be treated for several weeks with an over-the-counter anti-fungal cream such as lotrimin af, which is also available in generic form. However, some people who think they have ringworm actually have oval or round "eczema" patches, which are often dry and itchy. A visit to a primary care doctor or a dermatologist can help give a correct diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have serious itching problems all over my body.When i did my blood test, the results were trichophyton. What is the best way to cure this?
Tinea corporis: Fungal infections can thrive in wet moist environments, so be sure to stay clean and dry. Avoid wet ares if possible like public baths, gym mats, etc, and be sure to clean your tub and shower regularly. Topical anti-fungal creams work fine, and should rid oneself of the problem in most cases. For hard to resolve cases, oral medications may be needed. Best wishes. ...Read more
Clean & dry: Keep your skin clean and dry.Get a more detailed answer ›
My daughter has ringworm on her ankle being treated with ointment,what is the best way 2 keep it from spreading to rest of family?Any way 2 prevent it
Could you tell me what's the best way to get rid of ringworm without going out and buying medications?
Topical antifungals: You have to go out and buy something. It won't go away on its own. Apply a topical antifungal treatment that you can buy over the counter to the involved skin several times a day until 1 week after the rash has resolved. You can use the same treatments that are used for athlete's foot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tinea corporis: Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a fungal infection of the skin generally characterized (intially) by a red raised round patch, followed by central clearing and an advancing border. Treatment is with topical antifungals, and covering with a bandage can help prevent spread to self and others. ...Read more
How do you distinguish athletes foot from ringworm? What's the best way to relieve dry, itchy feet?
What is the best way to clear up and prevent the spread of ring worms in children? We are treating them with prescription cream but is there a oral medication a ten year old can take? She has multiple ringworms at this time.
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