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Regarding lotrimin, Lamisil (terbinafine) and micatin, which works for treating a scalp fungus?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Oral lamisil (terbinafine)
Scalp fungus requires oral medications because the fungus is in the hair follicle and topical medications will not reach into the hair shaft.

In brief: Oral lamisil (terbinafine)
Scalp fungus requires oral medications because the fungus is in the hair follicle and topical medications will not reach into the hair shaft.
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