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What is the medicine for ring worm?

What is the medicine for ring worm?

Anti-fungal creams: Ringworm is not caused by a worm but is caused by a fungal infection. Anti-fungal creams, such as Lamisil (terbinafine) at, are very effective against the fungus that causes ringworm. ...Read more

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Dr. Subir Mitra
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Ringworm (Definition)

A superficial fungal infection (dermatophytosis) of the arms and legs. The same appearances of ringworm may also occur on the scalp (tinea capitis), beard area (tinea ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for ring worm?

What is the best treatment for ring worm?

Topical antifungals: 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 more

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What is the best medicine for ringworm?

What is the best medicine for ringworm?

Topical antifungals: Start with Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin otc creams sold at most grocery stores and any pharmacy. Use them twice a day for at least 3 weeks. Seek medical help if this does not cure your rash. ...Read more

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What is the reason for scabies and what is medicine for it?

What is the reason for scabies and what is medicine for it?

Scabies: The mite (insect ) that causes scabies often responds to topical prescription medication ( elimite) or in some cases an oral antiscabetic . All close contacts should be treated at the same time to avoid renewed infestation. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for pe?

What is the best medicine for pe?

Blood thinner: For PE (pulmonary embolism), there are many options including aspirin, Coumadin, (warfarin) Xarelto, Pradaxa, Lovenox, Arixtra, unfractionated heparin. Which is better depends on your specific case and cannot be stated at this point. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for dandruff?

What is the best medicine for dandruff?

Home remedies: You may consult this site for home remedies: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/understanding-dandruff-treatment ...Read more

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What is the medicine for hemorrhoid?

What is the medicine for hemorrhoid?

High Residue!: Hydrocortisone suppositories or cream is helpful for acute flare-ups, but more important is a high residue diet & fiber supplements to avoid constipation. ...Read more

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What is the medicine for stretchmarks?

What is the medicine for stretchmarks?

Consult doctor: There are lotions that can help but a plastic surgeon or dermatologist could help offer more solutions to help minimize the stretch marks. ...Read more

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What is the medicine for colds?

What is the medicine for colds?

Chicken soup: There is no specific remedy for colds. You may take Tylenol for fever or pain. Do not drink alcohol. Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and rest for a day or so. Chicken soup will provide symptomatic relief. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for hemorroid?

What is the best medicine for hemorroid?

Tucks, (witch hazel) preparation H: And warm baths can be soothing. You need to avoid straining when you have a bowel movement, so be sure you eat at least 25g fiber daily and drink plenty of water. Colace (docusate sodium) and prune juice, along w fresh fruit & vegetables, and whole grain can help soften the stool. ...Read more

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What is the medicine for fever?

What is the medicine for fever?

Medicine for fever: Find out the cause of the fever and treat it as needed.It is a sign something is going on in your body and needs to be investigated. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for gonorrhea?

What is the best medicine for gonorrhea?

Several options: In most geographic areas, including all of the US, the standard recommended treatment is a single shot of ceftriaxone (Rocephin®) plus either a single oral dose of azithromycin (Zithromax®) or 7 days of doxycycline. Oral cefixime sometimes can safely be given instead of the ceftriaxone shot. There are other options if these antibiotics can't be given, such as allergy to them. ...Read more

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What is the effective medicine for boil?

What is the effective medicine for boil?

Boil medication: The only effective way to get rid of a boil (abscess) (a) is to have it incised and drained (I&D) to remove the pus in it and allow the tissue to heal.This is because antibiotics cannot penetrate to the center of the a to kill the bacteria. Antibiotics used to contain the infection, until and I&D can be done, are usually Keflex and levaquin (levofloxacin). If you have an a, see a doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the cure for intestinal worms?

What is the cure for intestinal worms?

Depends: There are many possible treatments for worms so you will need to go to the doctor to first determine the type of worm or parasite, second determine a treatment plan, and finally recommend treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best deworming tablets for all worms?

No such thing: There are many, many different worms, and each class has its own specific best agent. There isn't one that will work for every worm, because that insinuates you don't know what the worm is; i would definitely get evaluated by a doctor to see what these worms could be. Antiparasitic agents can have significant toxicity when used improperly. ...Read more