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What does ringworm on the hand look like after 5 weeks of treatment?
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Ringworm
If properly diagnosed and treated, ringworm of the hand should be completely resolved by 5 weeks.
At worse there might be some residual faint pink tint to the skin and it may be a little smoother than normal, but no scarring. In individuals with darker pigmented skin the area of the healed infection is likely to be lighter in color for several months.

In brief: Ringworm
If properly diagnosed and treated, ringworm of the hand should be completely resolved by 5 weeks.
At worse there might be some residual faint pink tint to the skin and it may be a little smoother than normal, but no scarring. In individuals with darker pigmented skin the area of the healed infection is likely to be lighter in color for several months.
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