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How to get rid of ringworm on a child?

2% clotrimasole. You can use a clotrimasole cream or ointment, the stronger 2% prescription is available by prescription by a physician. 1% otc clotrimasole will work, but may take longer. Read more...

How do I get rid of ringworm?

Antifungals. Ringworm can be successfully treated with antifungal medications used either topically or orally. You may send an inbox consultation on healthtap to a doctor in your area! Read more...
Ring Worm. Ringworm is a common fungal skin infection otherwise known as tinea. Ringworm most commonly affects the skin on the body (tinea corporis), the scalp (tinea capitis), the feet (tinea pedis, or athlete's foot), or the groin (tinea cruris, or jock itch). http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/ss/slideshow-ringworm. Read more...

How do you get rid of ringworm using home remedies?

Topical antifungals. You should start with over the counter Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin twice a day for 3-6 weeks. See a doctor if they are not better in 1-2 weeks. Read more...
Home remedy. One home remedy for treating ringworm is to rub the affected area of skin with a slice of lime dipped in salt (over the pulpy portion). Rub in & follow by rinsing. I can not speak to effectiveness of this approach. Read more...

How can I get rid of ringworm on my skin?

Antifungal cream. You can use an antifungal over the counter preparation twice a day for 2-3 weeks. If not change then go and see a dermatologist for a stronger antifungal prescription. Read more...